Local Area Attractions
Historic Route 66
Ten drivable miles of Route 66 are within Needles' city limits. Along these 10 miles are landmarks including "El Garces," the Harvey House. Take a cruise on the "Main Street of America." Follow the "Historic Route 66" signs east or west, and immerse yourself in nostalgia.
Needles Regional Museum
Open in the winter and summer from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Saturday. There is a break in August for employee vacations.
Needles Municipal Aquatics Center
Features water slide, pool and kiddy play area.
Lake Havasu City and the London Bridge
Lake Havasu City, AZ, is just over 20 miles south of Needles and is a flourishing year-round community with shopping, restaurants, entertainment and parks, including a dog park located across the London Bridge.
London Bridge is nothing short of awesome. The bridge now enjoys British-themed surroundings including the English Village, Lake Havasu City's oldest shopping area. Activities include tours, guides, entertainment, and children's activities.
Oatman Historic Arizona Western Ghost Town On Historic Route 66
Voted the number one tourist attraction in the Tri-State area. Oatman, AZ is 25 miles northeast on Route 66 and is a thriving western ghost town and gold mining camp. Residents take pride in keeping this town as authentic as possible. "How the West was Won" is only one of many famous movies filmed here. Oatman is open all year with reenacted gunfights, saloon girls, shops, restaurants and gold mine tours. See where Clark Gable and Carol Lombard spent their wedding night! Enjoy the friendly, wild burros.