Things to Do with Kids in Havasu City – Are you looking for the right place to plan your next family vacation? Lake Havasu is a great place to visit with kids, offering plenty to do any time of year. Settle in to a comfortable vacation rental and explore this fun city, whether you are visiting during the heat of the summer and playing in the water or enjoying our mild desert winter weather.
Things to Do with Kids in Havasu City
Where to Stay
Looking for the perfect place to stay in Lake Havasu? Our vacation rental has plenty of space for the whole family, with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The house features a private backyard pool and spa, with outdoor living area and space to grill and eat outside, too. Inside, you will find a fully equipped kitchen, multiple HDTVs, and a game room complete with arcades and a pool table.
Even before you fill your Lake Havasu itinerary, you can be sure you will enjoy your stay because of the fully equipped, newly built place you have to stay. Check our availability to get started planning your trip!
Where to Eat
Lake Havasu features a long list of restaurants the whole family will enjoy, so whatever you’re craving you will be able to find it. For woodfired pizzas, try PZA Pizzeria. Each member of the family can customize their personal sized pie, which cooks for just 90 seconds in a blazing hot oven. With over 50 toppings to choose from, you’ll be able to create the pizza of your dreams.
Looking for a place to satisfy a sweet tooth? No vacation is a complete without getting a special treat. Try Scoops Homemade Ice Cream, where every ice cream, waffle cone, and crepe is made in house. You will love their unique flavors, which are always changing. They also serve sundaes, banana splits, milkshakes, and more.
There are plenty of places to rent a kayak and take it out on the water to explore the lake or other surrounding bodies of water. Castle Rock Bay is a 10 acre section of the Havasu National Wildlife Refuge, and a popular place for family friendly kayaking, with a beach area where kids can made sand and mud castles or play along the bank. Hop on the river from the bay and explore beyond the cove!
Another great kayaking spot is located about half an hour south of Lake Havasu, at Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge Area. While you’re here to kayak, enjoy a brief hike along the paved path and explore the beautiful area on both land and water.
Lighthouse Scavenger Hunt
Did you know there are 27 lighthouses in Lake Havasu? Explore the city and find as many of them as you can. Your kids will love this exciting scavenger hunt that will take you all around town. Most of the them are replicas of historic lighthouses, with famous west coast lighthouses replicated on the west side of the lake, and east coast lighthouse on the east side of the lake. Check out this map of all their locations to plan your hunt.
Visit the Aquatic Center
If you’re looking for a way to play in the water that isn’t on the lake, visit the Lake Havasu City Aquatic Center. While it’s more of a community center than a tourist attraction, anyone is welcome to stop by and enjoy the amenities, including the massive indoor pool and water slide area.
Ready to get started planning your family vacation to Lake Havasu? Start by checking our availability. There are lots of fun Things to Do with Kids in Havasu City and we can’t wait to host you in this fun, family-friendly city.