Carefree is an upscale area with million-dollar houses built in pristine desert settings. Some houses have been carefully developed among the town’s giant rocks. The sundial in the town’s center is a popular attraction. And streets have whimsical names like Ho Hum Drive and Nonchalant Avenue.
Cave Creek: 85331
Cave Creek has thousands of acres of open desert that has been preserved. The area’s many galleries, saloons and Western-themed restaurants are a big draw. Desert-style homes and yards are the norm.