With more than 300 days of sunshine a year — and a unique mix of tranquil waters, rugged mountains, and tons of fun — it’s hard to stay inside. Everywhere you look, folks are hiking, biking, boating, fishing, golfing, off-roading, shopping, dining, and enjoying seasonal events — it’s what makes Lake Havasu City “Arizona’s Playground” along the majestic Colorado River.
Where Fun is Always in Season
A Boater’s Paradise — Known as Arizona’s “West Coast” and home of the famous London Bridge, Lake Havasu is one of America’s best boating lakes. With warm, clear waters and 60 continuous miles of lake and river waterways, Lake Havasu is the ultimate destination for fishing, watersports, beaches and swimming. Unlike many other lakes, Lake Havasu remains at a near constant water elevation that rarely varies more than four feet, providing boaters with ideal conditions year-round.
Top-Rated Fishing Destination in the U.S. — Lake Havasu easily ranks among the best fishing in Arizona and is possibly one of the best fishing lakes in the Southwest. Anglers of all ages and abilities can expect to haul in largemouth and smallmouth bass, striped bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, channel catfish, crappies, and flathead catfish with no need to make up fish tales. They’re plenty large and abundant without any exaggeration!
Year-round Events, Events, Events — Lake Havasu City hosts exciting, year-round events that embrace the sunny skies, warm weather, and scenic landscape. Catch the thrills from the sidelines at the Annual IJSBA World Finals, Relics & Rods Run to the Sun, and Festival of Lights. Or get into the action at the Annual Chillin’-n-Swillin’ Beer Festival and Havasu Balloon Festival & Fair.
Watersports Mecca — No doubt about it, Lake Havasu is a top destination for watersports. Come enjoy adventures aboard a kayak, waterski, wakeboard, wakesurf board, paddleboard and more. Scuba divers can explore numerous underwater dive sites with many fascinating attractions. There are plenty of watersports rentals, so come Play Like You Mean It® in Lake Havasu.
Amazing Hiking Trails — With stunning scenery, amazing wildlife, and hikes for all ages and fitness levels, Lake Havasu City is one of the premier destinations for hiking vacations in the Southwest.