Western Arizona Day Trips
If you need ideas for day trips from Lake Havasu City, we have more than a few suggestions.
Lake Havasu City's location makes it an ideal home base for western Arizona day trips, highlighting the region's unique character, heritage and wildlife. Spend the day exploring, then return to Lake Havasu City in time for a relaxing lakeside dinner at one of many fabulous Lake Havasu restaurants. If you enjoy hiking, take an overnight trip to Havasu Falls and witness one of the most iconic waterfalls in the world (advance reservations required).
Several day trips near Lake Havasu City allow you to explore small segments of Route 66, also known as the "Mother Road." Route 66 was the main westward route for hundreds of thousands of migrants fleeing the Midwest during the Great Depression of the 1930s. If you'd like to see Route 66 much as it looked in its 1950s heyday,check out our itinerary for a day trip to the birthplace of old Route 66 in nearby Seligman, Arizona. Explore Oatman, where tame burros roam the streets freely, for a throwback to the old west.
Check out the listings below for fun day trips 2½ hours away or less from Lake Havasu City.