Travel destinations: Lake Havasu, Arizona

Published online: Aug 10, 2010 News
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Lake Havasu, Arizona draws over 3.5 million visitors each year. Red rocks, pure air, blue skies and a multitude of recreational and camping opportunities are the areas main attractions. Lake Havasu is also one of the most desired destinations in the United States for college students over spring break. There is 45 miles of waters from the Colorado River which make up Lake Havasu. It is a 60 mile drive south of  Bullhead City and a 200 mile drive southeast of Phoenix.

The famous London Bridge is at Lake Havasu with The English Village located under this exquisite attraction of many gift shops and restaurants. The lake is best known for its boating and houseboat opportunities. Some of the world's largest and most expensive houseboats can be seen on the lake as can weekend house boaters.

The fishing opportunities at Lake Havasu are any fisherman's dream. Some people have even caught a glimpse of a White Sturgeon now and then. There are numerous different water toys that can be rented to use on the lake from numerous rental shops. The activities include speedboats, houseboats, stand-up paddle boats, water slides, water skiing, and many others. There are also guided white water rafting tours as well as jeep wrangler guided tours to check out the historic and nature areas along Lake Havasu and near by areas.

Some of the most popular accommodations if you desire to stay in a hotel or prefer RV camping include:

Black Meadow Landing at 156100 Black Meadow Road in Lake Havasu City. This resort is located on the lake with an 18-hole lakeside golf course. Packages from family vacations to romantic get-a-ways are available. Their telephone number is 1-800-742-8278.

Lake Havasu Travel Lodge located at 480 London Bridge Road in Lake Havasu City is just a short walk to the lake and close to the London Bridge and Beach Boat Launch. Free continental breakfast and Internet access is included with your stay. Their telephone number is 928-680-9202.


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