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Carefree - El Pedregal - fine art shopping

Carefree a small village, 30 miles north of Phoenix, beautifully set between Sonora Desert and Tonto National Forest.

The village was set up as a planned community, however has developed to a nice relaxed southwestern art town, which is definitely wort a visit. Due to it's elevation of 2.500 ft, it's climate is slightly cooler than Phoenix Valley - making it a perfect spot to flee from the hot.

If you are interested in Southwestern Art, the Shopping Center El Pedregal is a Must.
It is built after "Old Morocco", buildings all painted in the beautiful southwestern typical colors.

  • Last visit to Carefree: Feb 1991
  • Intro Written Sep 20, 2004
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  • LoriPori's Profile Photo
    Nov 16, 2009 at 3:25 AM

    There is something magical about deserts. I too love the Saguaro cactus, so I njoyed your "Cactus" albums very much.

  • Basaic's Profile Photo
    Oct 25, 2008 at 1:14 PM

    Beautiful sunset picture.

  • richiecdisc's Profile Photo
    Dec 7, 2007 at 11:20 AM

    We care to be free out west next summer!

  • Sep 20, 2007 at 9:01 PM

    carefree! lol. there is a woman's brand of erm, 'sanitation' called 'carefree' in australia. i so would not want to live in carefree. looool.

  • robertgaz's Profile Photo
    Sep 10, 2007 at 7:51 PM

    I'd like to see... the lake near Carefree ;~)

  • yumyum's Profile Photo
    Mar 6, 2007 at 11:18 AM

    What a lovely idea to live carefree in Carefree :))

  • whitecliff62's Profile Photo
    Aug 26, 2006 at 2:00 AM

    Love the name of this place Ingrid, have a great weekend Cliffie

  • Pawtuxet's Profile Photo
    Jun 19, 2006 at 4:08 AM

    Great name for a town. The southwestern jewelry keeps me shopping for hours.

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    May 22, 2006 at 6:49 AM

    It seems I passed by here on the Interstate without knowing what I missed! A nice looking spot, and beautiful pics in your Travelogs too. I hope you stayed clear of that Cholla !!

  • sim1's Profile Photo
    Apr 29, 2006 at 12:39 AM

    Love that sunset photo! Sounds perfect with a bottle of wine :-) Wonderful desert scenes Ingrid!


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