Homolovi is Hopi for "Place of the Little Hills". It was a crossroads of trade during pre-Columbian times. This is one of the few safe crossings of the Little Colorado River which is known for beds of quicksand. The area is rich with artifacts of days gone by. With the help and support of the Hopi peoples, anthropologists and archeologists are preserving and studying the ancient ruins and leavings of past inhabitants. The park offers an opportunity for visitors to visit the sites, enjoy the visitor center and museum, and camp in the park which covers over 4,000 acres. There are Hopi Artist demonstration each Saturday in season and campers will enjoy watching weaving, kachina carving, potting and other native arts. It is a must see on your way down the Mother Road.
Lake Havasu is a great place to enjoy beautiful beaches in the midst of the desert stretch of Route 66. This spot is a watersportman's paradise located near the London Bridge of Havasu City. Offering picnic areas, boat ramps and swimming beaches, Lake Havasu has non-electric campsite only so come prepared. It is a beautiful place to spend an afternoon of relaxation or a nice overnight stop on your trip.