Carefree sits in the heart of the intriguing Sonoran Desert — the richest, most biologically diverse desert ecosystem in America. Towering saguaro cacti and open skies accent scenic vistas brightened by 330 days of sunshine a year. Recreational options to explore the landscape abound. Raft a river, go horseback riding along washes, hike a mountain trail, or take an excursion to the Grand Canyon, Sedona or other awesome natural site. With more than 120 galleries, studios and museums, Scottsdale is a paradise for art enthusiasts. The city also has more than 200 golf courses, world-class spa services, upscale shops, desert adventures and more!
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Annual Average High: 86; Annual Average Low: 60
Carefree is in the Mountain Standard Time Zone and Arizona does not observe Daylight Savings Time.
Golf Club Cleaning: $3 to $5 per bag
In Home Chef: 18 to 20 percent if gratuity is excluded from your final bill
Restaurants: 18 to 20 percent of your final bill
Bars and Lounges: $1 to $2 per drink
Spa Treatments: 18 to 20 percent if excluded from your final bill
Tours: 10 to 15 percent of the total
Housekeeping: $10 to $15 per day
Destination Host: at your discretion, based upon your experience
If you are traveling with prescription medicines, carry them in their original containers and bring a copy of your prescription. If you buy medications abroad, be aware that they may not be FDA-approved or allowed into the United States. For more information on customs rules and regulations, please contact 202.354.1000 or visit www.cbp.gov.