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The Crown Jewel of Carefree, and an amazing oasis in the desert, the Carefree Desert Gardens is only one of two public botanical gardens in the Valley located along Easy Street in downtown, Carefree, AZ. The Gardens are open 365 days a year.One of...more
A serene place for kids and adults. Enjoy an event there or take the kids to the Gila Monster slide. Either way, it is a nice day. Farmer’s Market is once a week when the weather is cooler. The gardens are nice and plants are...More
Carefree is charming in any language.. add the passion and love of the Italian culture and Carefree keeps getting better and better. Love of family and food is a winning combination. Meatball sandwiches that will make you cry with joy and deliciousness.
Kids spaghetti contests...More
This is a fun stop if out exploring Carefree. It is a nice garden area in the middle of the town and it features one of the largest sundials in the USA. It has a nice playground for children. If you plan on going, arrive...More
We were traveling from the east so we really wanted to see a desert botanical garden. The one in Carefree is beautiful, with lovely paved paths, carefully arranged and labeled cacti and other desert plants and trees. There’s a stage where frequently live performances are...More
Many beautiful specimen like a rare crested saguaro and Boojam trees in a beautiful setting for a stroll during the day and even in the evening during the holidays. There's also a splash pad for kids, play ground, a little library, and cool Pavilion for...More
Us four Brits were looking for somewhere to park in Carefree, and discovered the lovely Dessert Gardens.
Enchanting, imaginative, peaceful, very child-friendly, beautiful - what a lovely place to visit.
And we loved the Halloween visit, during our visit, which was in October.
Great place to walk around and look at all the beautiful cactus and other plants. A splash pad for the kids spring the summer season, lots of concerts and activities go on here during the year. A playground for the kids as well, nice restrooms,...More