This rural residential town sits just 34 miles north of Phoenix and is situated near the Black Mountain and is within the beautiful Sonoran Desert and in Maricopa County. With a slightly higher elevation that surrounding areas in the Phoenix Metro area, Carefree boasts a temperature a few degrees lower than its neighboring cities. There are numerous golf courses, biking and walking trails, and the Carefree Desert Gardens in downtown covers 3.5 acres and is open 365 days a year. A Farmer’s Market is open every Friday morning and concerts are held in the spring at the Sanderson Lincoln Pavilion. This town hosted several celebrities who chose it as a resort getaway in its early beginnings. Unusual street names like Ho Hum Dr. and Easy Street add to the charm of this rural oasis. The public schools are within the Cave Creek Unified School District and there are several options for charter and public schools as well.