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Carefree Sundial

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Address: E Sundial Cir, Carefree, AZ
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The Sundial is an Interesting Sculpture!

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.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
beatstew
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Crete, IL
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Thank beatstew
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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Thank Eileen C
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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Thank sue8308
Scottsdale
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The Town of Carefree has really stepped up to improve the town center and the sundial gardens. Sand sculptures and water parks in the summer. You would be amazed at the sand sculpture! And, I'm looking forward to the art fairs to kick in this fall!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

An engineer and an architect walked into a bar and came out with a magnificent creation. Largest in the U.S. and worth a look. It's in a really neat area with other sculptures and different types of plants/cacti---definitely worth a stop. Kudos to the locals!

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