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Carefree Sundial

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Address: E Sundial Cir, Carefree, AZ
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Fun way to pass some time

We visited the carefree sundial and gardens in the late afternoon and it was perfect timing to see their lights on all their cactus. They also had a fun playground at the other... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
RunninNugg
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Roy, Utah
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Roy, Utah
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68 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the carefree sundial and gardens in the late afternoon and it was perfect timing to see their lights on all their cactus. They also had a fun playground at the other side which was perfect for the kids. We easily spent a couple of hours.

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Tucson, Arizona
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96 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't know if this is large enough, but it is good sized. Plenty of people around to make it difficult to get a good picture.

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Thank wayneusd
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

It's a Sundial with a small water pool behind it. There are chairs to sit on near by. Many shops around the sundial.

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Thank Kris B
Crete, IL
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111 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Carefree, AZ is a cute little town sandwiched between North Scottsdale and the great Cowboy Town of Cave Creek. Carefree has shops, restaurants, grocery store etc. Fun to visit.

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boca raton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

They held the enchanted pumpkin garden here and it was very nice. I've honestly seen better but it was good for the kids, small event. You walk around town center and look at the pumpkin carvings, very intricate. There were some food trucks and the restrooms are in the center.

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Thank theused72588
La Canada, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

The sundial is located in a very beautiful landscaped area of Carefree's shopping district. Apparently, it's one of the biggest in the United States. After vieweing the sundial one can stroll around the shops or walk among the desert plantings...nearby is a giant lizard slide that kids will love.

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Thank Rogerdob
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stopped here on our way home to see the Elephant San Sculpture and saw and Owl one as well. Stunning! Of course we had to go see the Sundial as well!

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Thank Lowbow314
Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

This tiny sleepy town is fun to walk through. Just a few restaurants, art galleries and knick knack shops. Park has a playground and a water park for kiddos.

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Carefree, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Lots of cafe's and attractions in the ares. Farmer's market on Fridays, concerts and a beautiful park

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

It's not going anywhere -- but it's pretty cool. . . . I don't recall it's history, but was a signature part of coming to Carefree. Fun to see and take kids too because they're like -- huh? what's a sundial?

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