Carefree Arizona is known as The Best Small Town in Arizona and has a long-standing tradition of minimal residential growth. The people this town attracts as residents are attracted to live in more designed open spaces with unobstructed views. The love of the traditional landscape and appreciation of the beauty of the Sonoran Desert has attracted numerous artists of all genres. The current population of Carefree is nearing 4,000 official residents
The architectural style hasn’t been sacrificed anywhere here in Carefree. El Pedregal is located on the outskirts of Carefree – an outdoor shopping area that blends sophistication with Southwestern charm. These exclusive shops and various galleries and outstanding restaurants may be found here, as well as a courtyard stage. This venue is spectacular for hosting concerts, cultural and charity events and every Spring El Pedregal hosts a weekly wine & jazz series with weekly concerts featuring local, regional, and national jazz acts.
Carefree’s weather is also incredible – over 300 + days of sunshine –want to relax and enjoy what Carefree has to offer- just find an upscale relaxing resort & spa-like the Carefree Resort & Conference Center and a little more south, the Boulders Resort & Golden Door Spa. Both of these properties provide activities, from golf and tennis to award-winning spa services and fine dining, all set in this virtually untouched desert refuge.