Lake Havasu City, Arizona

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2013 Best Small Towns in America

Contest ends:  September 3, 2013

4 Votes - "Most Fun"
1 Votes - "Best for Geocaching"

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Also known as “Arizona’s Playground”, Lake Havasu City enjoys 300 days of sunshine a year. Those who relish the outdoors will have a great time at this adventurous hotspot, where fishing and hiking are everyday activities. Those looking to fish can expect to catch black (large and small-mouth) bass, striper, panfish and catfish.

Lake Havasu is a great waterfront experience for families. It offers beautiful sandy lake beaches and clean, clear, fresh water with little to no waves. Water temperatures are ideal for cooling off in the summer, and lukewarm into the fall. Beaches are dog--and boat--friendly. Recreation-wise, the city is also known for its off-road trails, sand dunes, canyons, and open desert for you to explore at your own pace. If you want a taste of all the city has to offer, try an Arizona Adventure Tour, where you’ll see amazing views and learn the stories behind them.

If you’re looking for gambling thrills in the Southwest without the chaos and hassle of Las Vegas, look no further than Lake Havasu City. It’s home to Havasu Landing Casino Lakeside Resort and Bluewater Resort and Casino. Casual gamers and serious gamblers can enjoy themselves here, with options from simple slots to card rooms with blackjack or poker.

For shoppers, Lake Havasu City has plenty of one-of-a-kind shops as well as bigger name chain stores. The Island Fashion Mall is unique in its location, with restaurants overlooking the Bridgewater Channel.

Lake Havasu has some of the best hiking trails around. The desert is full of beauty, come take a hike in Havasu!
Reviewed by MissMerry
on September 17, 2012
I was born & raised in this beautiful town, and it never ceases to amaze me! Everyone is so kind and welcoming to new families, guests, and tourists! A desert treasure with mountain sports, water sports, and good old family fun!
Reviewed by RebeccaLynn
on September 17, 2012
Great people live here from all over the US. Right on the Colorado River with all sorts of boating opportunities with many restaurants that are Mom & Pop specialities. Home of the famous London Bridge and best of all are the locals!
Reviewed by Ashea
on September 17, 2012
most people have moved here from 'some where else' and as a result it is extremely friendly - looking for a new friend. go for a walk - everyone you meet always speaks and gives you a big smile!
Reviewed by marthag
on September 17, 2012
Everyone here is friendly and most helpful. They treat people really nice.
Reviewed by jerrionline
on September 17, 2012
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