Carefree Sundial is Among the World’s LargestCAREFREE – One of the world’s largest sundials anchors a colorful and eclectic desert garden in Carefree. This time-telling sculpture measures 90 feet in diameter and points to the North Star. The metal gnomon (which casts the shadow on the sundial) stands 35 feet and stretches 62 feet.
7 Quirky Sculptures Around the ValleyThe Valley's diverse population brings some very diverse art as well. Here are some of our favorite pieces.
Why Do People Put Cups on Cacti?Q: My husband and I recently drove to Cave Creek and along the way we noticed many people had put plastic-foam cups on their cactuses. I said this is for protection from the frost, but my husband said it was some sort of Christmas decoration. Who wins?
Giant Kachina Guards Carefree SubdivisionThe world's largest kachina is a 39-footer that stands guard over the Tonto Hills subdivision about sevel miles north of downtown Carefree. This giant Hopi legend weighs 14.5 tons and took four months to complete. E.V. Graham, the subdivision's developer, had it built as an inducement to get his wife to move onto the property, ...