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a must see!

It would be easy to miss this oasis if you didn't watch for the portals on Tom Darlington (a... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
EscaladeEscapades
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Carefree, Arizona
Sundial in the desert town

Pretty cool to find a huge sundial as a historical landmark in the center of a small and lazy... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
turquoise-starfish
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New York City, New York
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E Sundial Cir, Carefree, AZ
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

It would be easy to miss this oasis if you didn't watch for the portals on Tom Darlington (a continuation of Scottsdale Rd.) and another one on Cave Creek Road, but when you spot those roundabouts, turn in! The gecko slide is across from the...More

Thank EscaladeEscapades
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Pretty cool to find a huge sundial as a historical landmark in the center of a small and lazy desert town. A drive through the authentic western towns of Carefree and Cave Creek was nice for a sightseeing afternoon.

Thank turquoise-starfish
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Carefree is the sort of place that just makes you smile....the sundial and town center area is beyond charming. Water fall, strolling, lizard playground, delicious little dining options and for smiles sake.....English High tea...... Farmers market is there on weekends and the place just calls...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful retreat in middle of Carefree. Artwork, sales, music and restaurants. The town sculpture has new work on display the year round. Plenty of free parking.

Thank Marcus N
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We inspected this piece of art thoroughly and was quite surprised that it works accurately! This was fun to see!

Thank juliaholley12
Reviewed 3 May 2017

this huge sundial is at the Carefree Desert Garden and is quite a huge thing! it would be a great place to bring young children since there is a splash park right along the path. a lovely fountain is close as well, so the kiddos...More

Thank Denise G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Enjoyed relaxing in this beautiful cactus garden park. Loved the small town feel. Went to Arizona for Spring training. Spent the day here and at Cave Creek. It was a perfect enjoyable day!

Thank mlslepski
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This cozy little town is so quaint and full of shops and right in the middle of the carefree sundial there is a giant turtle sand sculpture hand made and carved by Ray Villafane. This is a must see!

1  Thank csabol
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Carefree was once the old-money retirement village with lots of quaint shops and good restaurants. My recent visit showed a decaying and lonely city center that is slowly slipping away, which is a pity since it is such a lovely location. I would estimate that...More

Thank Akamaikai
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Another great thing to see in Carefree AZ. It showed exactly 11:00 on the sundial and our watches! Very interesting.

Thank Sue H
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