- TripBuzz found 105 things to do with kids in or near Cave Creek, Arizona, including 90 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Peoria, Fountain Hills, Glendale and Scottsdale.
- From MTM Ranch to Spur Cross Stable, the Cave Creek area offers 83 different types of family activities, including: Horseback Riding, Hiking Trails, Parks and Golf.
- Cave Creek serves as one of the small towns on the outskirts of the large Phoenix Metropolitan Area and is just 30 miles north from downtown Phoenix. It rests in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, focused around Black Mountain. Traditional western-themed activities like horseback riding and rodeos are common in the town.
Specializing in multiple day backpack expeditions, Discovery Treks Day Tours provides visitors with guides to take them to the major landmarks of the Grand Canyon and Havasu Falls region. Visitors will spend time hiking, stargazing, and camping in the wilderness.
Ideal for those looking for a more challenging hike, Black Mountain Summit Trail is open year-round. Within close proximity of Phoenix, the hike is steep but short. It further offers great views of the mountain and its surroundings.
Thunderbird Artists sponsors fine art and wine festivals that shut down the streets of Carefree with over 165 artists showcasing an impressive variety of different artworks. There are also wine tastings and samplings of artisan chocolates.
Known as the third-largest sundial in the Western Hemisphere, the Carefree Sundial measures in within a diameter of 90 feet. It is best to visit this location, which is surrounded by local shops, during one of the area's many festivals.
Plan your next party or enjoy a day out with the family at MacDonald's Ranch, in Scottsdale. Visitors of all ages enjoy the guided horseback rides, the cowboy cookout's, petting zoo, and good old southwestern hospitality.
Covering 150 acres, Pinnacle Peak Park is visited annually by more than 200,000 people. It is very popular among wildlife watchers, with many species being spotted, including in here coyotes, bobcats, various species of snakes, mule deer, and others.
A members-only facility, Anthem Community Center features fields and courts for baseball, softball, soccer, basketball, volleyball and tennis. The center also offers a playground, a seasonal water park, exercise equipment, picnic areas, a skateboard park and an amphitheater.