Why Lake Havasu City?
Lake Havasu City, AZ
Lake Havasu City is home to a large and vibrant community of year-round residents, snowbirds and visitors. The city, complete with its famous London Bridge, is located on the eastern shore of Lake Havasu. There’s something for everybody with night life, 125+ restaurants, shopping, golf, and water sports.
From Lake Havasu, Las Vegas is 150 miles to the north; Phoenix is 200 miles to the southeast and Los Angeles is 300 miles to the west.
The lake is 45 miles long, formed by the Parker Dam on the Colorado River, and has earned a reputation as the personal watercraft capital of the world by hosting the annual World Racing Finals. Several regional and national fishing tournaments are also held here. If it’s water sports you’re after, there’s more than 75 miles of adventure along the Colorado River from Parker to Bullhead City & Laughlin, NV.
The area winter climate attracts many residents and visitors who are escaping the northern cold and snows. The average annual temperature is 88 degrees while the low is 56 degrees. For the hot, summer days that frequently rise above 100 degrees, Lake Havasu’s water temperatures average a refreshing 68 degrees.
The young –at-heart come to Havasu to play — no rocking chairs here! Ride the endless mountain trails on off-road vehicles. Stop for lunch and a frosty beverage at the Desert Bar in the middle of the desert and enjoy some live music. Take in a breathtaking Arizona sunset from the boat. Go hiking in our amazing desert and find some of nature’s treasures. What are you waiting for?
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