Carefree is small town Arizona! Nestled in the beautiful Sonoran Desert, Carefree offers a unique main street experience, amongst stunning vistas, where time is measured by the sun, lush gardens come alive with music, and unique shops and restaurants provide an experience you can’t find anywhere else in the sprawling Phoenix metroplex.
Just a short drive from anywhere in the Valley, you can discover this desert gem and understand why we are Carefree. At the heart of it is the Carefree Gardens featuring over 50 species of desert flora and fauna, the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion which hosts a wide array of events year round, our world-famous sundial, and fun for the kids with our Gila Monster playground and scorpion splash pad.
Wrapped around this beautiful garden setting are charming 100% local shops, galleries and restaurants.
Looking to make Carefree your destination? Carefree also offers excellent accommodations at the Hampton by Hilton in Town Center, or the world class Civana Wellness Resort.
Carefree is the gateway to the many area amenities such as the Tonto National Forest and Bartlett Lake.
So meet us at the Corner of Easy Street & Ho Hum and discover Carefree. Yes, Carefree is family and pet friendly.