Bullhead City Information
About Bullhead City
Near the juncture of Arizona, California and Nevada on the east bank of the Colorado River lies Bullhead City, Arizona. It’s a retail-shopping haven for Mohave County that has year-round sunshine and low humidity, making this vacation community ideal for travelers and residents alike.
Visitors have endless water sports, golf resorts, and fishing and hunting attractions to choose from when renting in Bullhead City.
Things To Do in Bullhead City
Lake Mohave and the Colorado River provide the perfect venues for water sporting near the resort town. Visit the sandy beaches of Community or Rotary Park for swimming and a picnic. A visit wouldn’t be complete without time spent on the lake or river, boating, jet skiing, or taking advantage of your favorite water sport activities.
Hike, off-road, hunt, rockhound, or prospect locally. There’s also the Grapevine Canyon Petroglyphs on Spirit Mountain. Spend some time hiking along Christmas Tree Pass and take in the rugged beauty and bighorn sheep wildlife of the desert canyon. A short hike brings you to a small spring flows that almost year round.
Plan ahead to visit during mid-August, when Bullhead City hosts the largest tube float across a 2.5 mile stretch on the Colorado River. There’s also the Colorado River Bluegrass Festival held once a year in February with food, drinks, and live music. If you’re visiting to escape the cold weather, you might catch the Winter Festival or Christmas Parade!
You can stop by the Colorado River Museum for a glimpse of Native American artifacts, pottery, and antiques. Dine at El Charro or Orioles for impressive Mexican food. Firehouse Roastery & Tea Co has excellent coffee and lunchtime salads. There’s also Lazy Harry’s Bar and Grill, somewhat of a local landmark residents and visitors have been frequenting for great food and drinks along the Colorado River.
Day Trips From Bullhead City
Gaming and gambling across the river at Colorado Belle Casino or Riverside Casino in Laughlin, Nevada is a major attraction of the area. For non-gamblers, you can check out Don Laughlin’s Classic Car Collection. You can also visit the Laughlin Labyrinth for a meditative moment.
Oatman was founded over a century ago as a mining tent camp, and it eventually became a prominent gold-mining center. After the boom, a fire burned much of the town and it has since been turned into an authentic western “living ghost town”, complete with roaming burros and staged gunfights on the weekends. It lies 40 minutes to the south of Bullhead City.
A 1 hour and 30 minute car ride will take you to Mojave National Preserve, best visited from October to May. The diverse wildlife includes bighorn sheep, coyotes, and desert tortoises. You can hike developed trails across scenic canyons and hunt in designated areas. Or take Ailken’s Mine Road through the heart of the volcanic cinder cone series. There are even 4-wheel driving ranges for the adrenaline junkies!
Only an hour and 20 minutes away, the popular Lake Havasu and the Havasu National Wildlife Refuge sit. The year-round sunny weather has made this area a destination for boating, off-roading, hiking, and fishing. Walk across the London Bridge to the English Village, an open-air mall with themed restaurants for dining.
Bullhead City Accommodations
There are plenty of affordable options for home rentals in Bullhead City on Tripping. Choose from riverfront and lakefront properties for easiest access to the water. There are remodeled homes and rentals with private pools. Check for rentals that include kayaks and other water sporting equipment for some built-in fun!
Transportation In Bullhead City
Laughlin Bullhead International Airport is only 6 minutes from the center of Bullhead City.
Count on the Bullhead Area Transit System (BATS) for public transportation that runs Monday to Friday and with limitations on Saturdays. There’s also a Greyhound Bus Service that runs along the same schedule.
Vacation Rentals in Bullhead City
Looking for a vacation rental in Bullhead City? Tripping.com has 344 vacation rental homes available in Bullhead City. You'll find 2 studios, 105 1-bedroom, 59 2-bedroom and 178 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms ranging from €25 a night. For extra convenience, many of these vacation homes can be booked directly online.
The average price of a nightly rental in Bullhead City is €211 while the average price of a weekly rental is €25. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a Bullhead City home is €25.
Wondering if you can bring your dog or cat along with you? There are 89 pet-friendly vacation rentals available in Bullhead City. In addition to accommodating pets, Bullhead City rentals offer a variety of amenities. In particular, 308 rentals have Internet and WiFi, 299 have TV and/or cable and 137 have a pool or hot tub.
Search properties from 6 vacation rental sites in Bullhead City where the top providers in that area are HomeAway, Expedia, and TripAdvisor. There are 221 HomeAway rentals, 48 Expedia short term rentals and 35 TripAdvisor vacation rentals.