- The list below includes 91 free or cheap things to do in or near Cave Creek, Arizona, including 74 different types of inexpensive activities like Horseback Riding, Hiking Trails, Parks and Arts & Crafts Classes.
- From Cave Creek Regional Park to Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Cave Creek and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Scottsdale, Peoria, Glendale and Fountain Hills.
The Ranch is a fine arts gallery and residence of internationally recognized artists Judith Durr and Roger Kull. Home decor, local artifacts, and realistic oil paintings are among the works available within the gallery.
Located at Rancho Palmira, Rick Love Stables is an equestrian facility that offers horseback riding lessons in a variety of styles. The facility also boards, cares for, and trains horses, and helps with horse purchases and sales.
Twin L Performance Horses is an Arabian equestrian facility offering a number of services for horses and their owners to enjoy. These include riding lessons, horse training, and horses for sale or lease.
A large and varied art gallery located in downtown Carefree, the Wild Holly Gallery features the original works of artists from all over the United States. The gallery features 95 artists' works, ranging from paintings and sculptures to kinetic art.
The third largest sundial in the Western hemisphere, Carefree Sundial measures 90 feet in diameter and stands 35 feet above the plaza, with its shadow extending 72 feet. Visitors will enjoy seeing it during sunrise or sunset.
Featuring works from Bulgarian artist Michael Stoyanov, the Arbanassi Fine Art Gallery is filled with a variety of different artworks on display. Stoyanov's work is unique for his use of scenery and careful brushstrokes.
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.
Specializing in glass artwork, Desert Glasshopper Studio hosts exhibits and art shows for glass-blown sculptures, jewelry, furniture, and more. The studio also offers glass based workshops where visitors can learn sandblasting techniques.
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.