When you're looking for an activity for the whole family, you will find that you can visit famous lighthouses from near and far in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. And, it won't take you long to discover that there are more lighthouses in Lake Havasu than any other city in America. Visiting all these fully functional light houses will keep you busy for days.
There are more than 15 lighthouses that sit along the shores of the lake that were built to the specifications of the most famous lighthouses along the East and West Coasts. The city is even planning for several more.
Some lighthouses in Lake Havasu City you may enjoy visiting:
Lake Havasu Marina Lighthouse - This lighthouse is located at the Lake Havasu Marina entrance. It was actually the forerunner to the Lighthouse Club formation and the inspiration that set the Lighthouse Club Plan into action. This lighthouse is also a valuable aid to the lake's navigation.
West Quoddy Light - You will find this lighthouse on the Island at the west end of the Bridgewater Channel. This is a replica of the West Quoddy light that is located in Lubec, Maine, the furthest lighthouse in the Northeast.
Cape Hatteras Light - Located in Windsor State Park, this lighthouse replicates the Cape Hatteras Light in Buxton, North Carolina, which currently is the tallest brick lighthouse in the U.S. standing at 193' tall. However, the Lake Havasu City replica stands at 30' tall.
Robert Manning Light - This lighthouse is located on the Island at the entrance to Crazyhorse Campground Marina. It is a replica of the Robert Manning light that is located in Empire, Michigan.
Buffalo Main Light - You will find this lighthouse at the south entrance of the Bridgewater Chanel. It is a replica of an architecturally stunning tower at the entrance of the Erie Canal that was built in 1833. The original stood at over 66' before it was replaced with another breakwater light.
Split Rock Lighthouse - Located on the Northwest corner of the Site Six Channel, this lighthouse is a replica of the Split Rock Lighthouse on the North Shore of Lake Superior.
There are many more lighthouses to visit, but this is just a taste of what you can expect. You can visit famous lighthouses across the country all in Lake Havasu City.