Lake Havasu City is located within Mohave County, to the far west of Arizona, USA, close to the state border with California. Visitors looking to spend their holiday in this somewhat isolated city, surrounded by such desert and scrubland, will find that there is a great selection of self catering holiday rental accommodation. There are spacious apartments and houses available, to cater for this popular tourist destination’s steady influx of both national and international visitors.
Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Lake Havasu City will find that the city plays host to a number of festivals and annual events, which take place throughout the year. The lake from which the city derives its name is popular amongst boating enthusiasts, especially in the summer months, and plays host to such water sports events as the International World Jet Ski Finals, numerous annual fishing tournaments and custom boat regattas. The city is also popular amongst younger visitors, due to its lively nightlife and vibrant atmosphere and has been featured on the MTV feature, Spring Break.
The biggest draw for visitors looking to spend their holidays in Lake Havasu City is London Bridge and the infamous story that surrounds its history. Famously purchased in 1968 for $2.5 million from the City of London, the structure cost a further $7 million to be disassembled and re-assembled stone by stone, in its present location, spanning the man-made canal in the centre of the city. The famous rumour is that the purchasers had mistaken the rather ordinary stone bridge for London’s most famous bridge, Tower Bridge. Other popular landmarks to visit in Lake Havasu City include the Nautical Beachfront Resort, Lake Havasu Aquatic Park and Rotary Park.
Sun worshippers looking to spend their holidays in Lake Havasu City will be pleased to discover that the city enjoys a hot, dry climate. Summer temperatures will often reach the high 40s to early 50s degrees Celsius, although in winter they drop to a still hot 20 to 25 degrees Celsius. Lake Havasu city receives a very low annual rainfall of just 4 inches.
Travellers looking to spend their holidays in Lake Havasu City will first fly to Chicago O’Hare (ORD), New York- John F Kennedy (JFK) or La Guardia (LGA) airports. These flights are operated by such airlines as British Airways, American Airlines, United Airlines and Virgin Atlantic and depart from London Heathrow (LHR) and Manchester (MAN) airports. They will then fly with United Airlines, Delta Airlines or American Airlines to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), then take a connecting flight to Lake Havasu City Airport (HII).