Destination guide

The desert setting of Carefree is ready to explore

Enjoy the live music and other features of Carefree. This city's restaurants, hiking and mountain views attract many visitors, as does its romantic and welcoming location. Tournament Players Club of Scottsdale and Taliesin West are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Carefree

Are you hoping to find attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Carefree has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tournament Players Club of Scottsdale (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Wet 'n' Wild (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
  • Desert Forest Golf Club (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Boulders Golf Club (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Troon North Golf Club (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Estancia Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Carefree

Travellers appreciate the desert landscape and magnificent mountain views, which is just a taste of what Carefree has to offer. Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Carefree is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cave Buttes Recreation Area (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Reach 11 Sports Complex (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Cactus Park (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Adobe Dam Regional Park (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Thunderbird Conservation Park (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Carefree

Fly into Phoenix, AZ (DVT-Phoenix Deer Valley), the closest airport, located 13.6 mi (21.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Scottsdale, AZ (SCF), which is 14 mi (22.5 km) away.

Where to stay near Carefree?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,686 holiday rentals near Carefree. From 1,231 Houses to 867 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Carefree is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Carefree?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Carefree:

  • Carefree Fore: 31 holiday homes
  • Carefree Arizona: 44 holiday homes
  • McCormick Ranch: 1,830 holiday homes
  • Paradise Heights: 16 holiday homes
  • North Mountain: 1,408 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Carefree?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Carefree. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Desert Forest Golf Club: 2,983 holiday rentals
  • Carefree Desert Gardens and Sundial: 2,938 holiday rentals
  • Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix: 5,214 holiday rentals
  • Fountain Hills Fountain: 5,391 holiday rentals
  • Taliesin West: 6,417 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Carefree listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Carefree?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,231 Houses in Carefree. Our other popular types of Carefree holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 867 holiday houses
  • Villas: 152 holiday houses
  • Estates: 30 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Carefree?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2,252 holiday homes with pool available in Carefree. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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