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Fun Arizona Activities In Arizona's Playground

Lake Havasu City embraces the best Arizona activities in one amazing destination

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Welcome to Lake Havasu City. We’re known as “Arizona’s Playground,” and for good reason. This is the off-roading, ultralight-flying, boating, personal watercraft, and rock climbing capitol of the Southwest! It’s also one of the must-see places to see in Arizona, a great spot to kick back with friends and watch the world pass by as you relax by a sparkling lake in Arizona's warm desert.

Seeking the best Arizona activities for fun and play? We’ve got that covered.

Get wet and wild on one of the best boating lakes in Arizona, get off the beaten path on Arizona ATV trails and hiking trails through the desert and nearby mountains, or get a bird’s eye view while soaring above the scenic landscape in a helicopter, vintage aircraft, or hot air balloon. In a place with more than 300 days of sunshine a year and some of the best Arizona activities brought together in one amazing destination, we won’t need to remind you to get out and enjoy! 

Lake Havasu City was made for families looking to enjoy a fun vacation in Arizona. Unlike some other lakes in Arizona and across the country, you can frolic on our sandy Arizona beach without dangerous currents or sea critters. Visit our museums, take a hike past towering Saguaro cactus, or visit Route 66 for a glimpse of what to see in Arizona's past. When the Southwestern sun gets a bit too hot, there’s a welcome retreat with a wave pool and waterslide at the Lake Havasu City Aquatic Center. Hot summer days make it one of the best small indoor waterparks and popular things to do in Lake Havasu City. 

If you're looking for a quick family getaway, there are plenty of family-friendly and fun things to do in Arizona this weekend and every weekend. For longer stays, there are Arizona vacation packages to fit every budget. No matter how much you spend or long you stay, you'll discover why, time and again, people recommend Lake Havasu City as one of the best places to visit in Arizona for families!

What's to see in Arizona's Playground?

With friendly vibes and lots to do, even if you’re not the “outdoorsy” type, Lake Havasu City is one of the best indoor/outdoor playgrounds for a vacation in Arizona. Shop at Lake Havasu City boutiques, specialty shops, or the mall. Take a tour of our famed London Bridge. Take in a show or satisfy your appetite with international cuisine and lakeside dining. No matter what you decide, there's never any shortage of fun things to do here. You're sure to have a great time!

In Lake Havasu City, comfort, convenience, and fun come together to offer an Arizona activities experience other destinations can only wish for. Are we there yet?

Make plans now to discover Lake Havasu City! Using our navigation and search tools, check out our great unique vacation ideas throughout this website, or check out our Arizona Travel Deals for affordable getaways and Arizona vacation packages.

Download our Visitors Guide Map below and discover all the fun things to do in Lake Havasu City!
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