Check out these great activities that are nearby!
If you’re searching for an active adult retirement community, look no further than Fox Creek – located in the beautiful Lower Colorado River Valley. Here are some examples of the long list of diversions and adventures awaiting those taking advantage of new home retirement communities near Bullhead City area in Arizona.
Far from a desert wasteland, Northern Arizona boasts nearly forty golf courses within a two-hour drive of Bullhead City and 7 within a 30-minute drive. You’ll find a vast array of golfing choices to choose from, all near to home. From golf courses set out in the middle of Arizona’s beautiful deserts to courses located in luxury resorts, golf is one of the premier adult activities available in sunny Arizona.
Heritage, Arts and Events
Arizona is home to a variety of different museums, vineyards, theaters and performing arts events. A small sampling of the many cultural activities to take advantage of in Arizona includes:
- The London Bridge in Lake Havasu
- Nearby Reno, Nevada is home to the National Auto Museum; a must-see for car buffs.
- The Annual Laughlin River Run motorcycle rally is nearby. However
- The Annual Bullhead City Gem & Mineral Show
- Hardyville Days are a three-day celebration of Bullhead City area history, with vendors, live music and a parade.
The wide variety of arts and culture available in Arizona and nearby Nevada means that there are entertainment options that appeal to nearly all interests.
Likely one of the most popular areas of attraction in the Bullhead City area for residents and visitors alike is the landscape and the vast array of activities that are available in the sunny outdoors. Grand Canyon National Park a three-hour drive; and the Hoover Dam is just over an hour away from Bullhead City. Biking, hiking and riding options are available for whatever activity level suits your fancy on a particular day.
Oatman Historical Gold Rush Town
Just a short 20-minute drive from Bullhead City, you can step back in time in the small gold mining town of Oatman, Arizona. The town hosts regularly scheduled western gunfight reenactments on the main street along with an annual summer-time tradition of frying an egg on the sidewalk. There are dozens of wild burros roaming the streets of Oatman; decedents of the burros that miners brought here in the 1800s.
The Oatman Hotel is another attraction you’ll want to see. It was built in 1902 and is the oldest two-story adobe building in Mojave County. It’s claim to fame is that Carole Lombard and Clark Gable honeymooned in the hotel on March 18, 1939. And if you get hungry or thirsty, there are lots of great restaurants and cowboy bars to fill that need.
Other Nearby Cities
Other attractions near Bullhead City include the popular town of Needles, California (30 minutes from Bullhead City) and Lake Mead National Recreation area in Nevada is a popular recreation area. Some of the activities available near Lake Mead include boating, houseboat rentals, hiking, camping, canoeing, rafting and kayaking as well as some of the country’s best fishing.
For more excursions you can drive north to sunny Las Vegas – just an hour and a half drive away – which boasts a variety of attractions, gambling, shopping, star-studded entertainment, restaurants and cultural attractions including the Ethel M Chocolate Factory and the Atomic Testing Museum. Travel and local sightseeing opportunities are endless in the Bullhead City area.
Arizona is well known for its shopping Mecca’s and there are several within a 90 minute drive from Bullhead City. But between Laughlin and Bullhead City you’ll find many outlet shops including: Bass, Lane Bryant and Izod. Nearby Las Vegas, Nevada is known for its vast array of high-end and specialty gifts stores.
Spas and Health
Arizona’s popular spas are known worldwide for their use of nature’s bounty for rejuvenating the body’s total health. Northern Arizona’s wide variety of spas and wellness centers focused on helping clients recapture both the inner and outer beauty that often gets hidden under the cares of the world.
An Active Retirement Life in Fox Creek
Fox Creek offers amenities and activities that are sure to help you take your retirement years to a whole new level of fun. The community has a full time activities director and offers an array of clubs, activities, and planned day trips to nearby attractions.