Arizona: Lake Havasu
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Yes, that is the famous transplanted London Bridge you see at Lake Havasu. While it’s the most famous aspect of this man-made lakeside hotspot in Arizona, it is by no means the only attraction. Formed by the creation of the Parker Dam on the Colorado River in the 1930s, the lake has become a popular spot for boating, swimming, fishing and lakeside relaxation. The city of Lake Havasu, meanwhile, positions itself as an inexpensive “adventure destination” with rock climbing, casinos, hiking, off-road ATV exploration and tours to the nearby Old West town of Oatman.