Lake Havasu City AZ Makes Top 12 City To Buy A Lake House in The US

Travel & Leisure names Lake Havasu City one of the top 12 places to buy a lake house in the U.S.

A new report from and reveals the best places to buy a lake house in the U.S., complete with scenic views, a laid-back lifestyle, and excellent rental potential.




This list of homes features at least 3+ Bedrooms, a pool and decent boat deep garage. 


"When determining the best places to buy a lake house, we look at destinations that have advantages for both potential investors and future guests," Louis Olds, director of real estate at Evolve, told Travel + Leisure. "For investors, we present the Evolve Difference as a way to help lake house owners maximize income and exceed the projected revenue of the market. For guests, we showcase desirable locations that have the right atmosphere for relaxation, natural beauty, and many ways to have fun."

Year-round sunshine, 400 miles of pristine lakefront, and a desert backdrop define Lake Havasu City — a Southwest destination with name recognition for being “Arizona’s playground.” It draws a steady stream of visitors (835,000 every year, in fact) from major metros like Phoenix, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas to enjoy water sports and untamed off-road trails.

To get the best results form a vacation rental home purchase in Lake Havasu, it must have all the amenities renters are looking for. With the busiest rental market season being the summer boating months, renters like to sleep as many people as possible, want a pool and outdoor hangout BBQ areas and somewhere to park thier boat. The closer to a launch ramp the better!


This list of homes features at least 3+ Bedrooms, a pool and decent boat deep garage.