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Travel Itinerary

Day One

8:00 a.m. London Bridge Tour

Take an early-morning stroll across the world-famous London Bridge, a landmark imported from halfway around the world. Originally spanning the River Thames in London, it was dismantled, transported and reassembled on Lake Havasu. From atop the bridge, it’s a great place to view the colorful assortment of watercraft—and people—skimming by on the lake below.

9:30 a.m. Breakfast at the Black Bear Diner

Papa-Bear-sized portions are the order of the day here. Especially if you order the three-egg Hungry Bear Breakfast, the unique Sweet Cream Pancakes or the housemade Bear Claw. All of ‘em are guaranteed to make your stomach stop growling.

12:00 p.m. Picnic at Windsor Beach in Lake Havasu State Park

Picture a beautiful sandy beach. Clean, clear fresh water that’s 75 to 85 degrees—just the right temperature for swimming. And little to no waves. That pretty much sums up Windsor Beach in Lake Havasu State Park, a picture-perfect place for a shore-side picnic under a shady ramada.

2:30 p.m. Get Your Workout in on a Paddleboard

Soak up some sun while you work out your guns paddleboarding on Lake Havasu! Paddleboarding is an extremely effective (and fun) way to exercise. The Nautical Watersports Center is proud to offer the premier paddleboard rental service in Lake Havasu City. Here, 12-foot boards are accompanied by lightweight paddles, allowing children and adults easy access to navigating the lake waters.

5:00 p.m. Sunset Boat Tour on Lake Havasu

Don’t let the sun go down on your fun without booking the Lake Havasu Sunset Boat Tour. Watch for desert wildlife emerging into the cool of the evening. See points of interest like Balance Rock, Friendly Island and the Sleeping Indian. And experience an Aurora light show inside Copper Canyon. You’re welcome to bring light snacks or a picnic lunch. Let the show begin.

7:00 p.m. Stay Overnight at The Nautical Beachfront Resort

Views of Thompson Bay? Check. Infinity pool. Yep. Island-style bar and grille? You betcha. At The Nautical Beachfront Resort, you don’t have to go far to be in paradise. This pet-friendly hotel offers comfy guestrooms and suites—all with patios or balconies overlooking the water.

Day Two

9:00 a.m. Breakfast at The Turtle Grille

Wake up and walk your land legs over to The Turtle Grille, offering panoramic views of Lake Havasu and the Colorado River. Get a taste of island hospitality, along with a Starbucks latte and pastry or a more hearty breakfast. Good food. Good fun. Good times.

11:00 a.m. Explore Lake Havasu by Jet Ski

Your excitement level will go from zero to 40 when you ride a Jet Ski at Lake Havasu. It’s one of the best boating lakes around with a no-limits approach to fun. No boat? No problem. Plenty of local companies offer rentals. Hop aboard and create your own riptide.

1:00 p.m. Beach Break at Bridgewater Channel

Head to Bridgewater Channel, the narrow ribbon of “no wake” navigable water that runs beneath the London Bridge. The southern end of the channel is bordered by sandy beachfront—a favorite resting, socializing and tanning spot for boaters to “beach.”

5:00 p.m. Dinner at Cha Bones

All that water can make you thirsty for a refreshing Martini—and hungry for a juicy steak. Cha Bones is a top-flight steakhouse in Lake Havasu City that offers Black Angus hand-cut steaks, flown-in fresh fish and seafood, handcrafted pizzas and pastas and fall-off-the-bone ribs. It’s a feast-worthy finale to a fun-filled weekend.

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