Try A ‘Staycation’ This Summer

Resort specials and restaurants galore

The Boulders Resort

By Curtis Riggs – With gasoline prices through the roof and the hassles of modern airline travel has many in the Valley considering a ‘staycation’ close to home this summer.

The desert jewels of Cave Creek and Carefree offer fantastic resort and dining options, according to Carefree-Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce executive director Patty Villeneuve.

“People who choose a Staycation will find excellent choices for dining and entertainment throughout the Cave Creek Carefree area.” From 65% off a three-night stay at the Boulders on the Carefree-Scottsdale border to excellent specials at the Carefree Resort &Villas, all summer including the July 3 and 4 fireworks extravaganzas in Cave Creek.

Entertainment options range from nightly bull riding at the Buffalo Chip and sand volleyball matches at Big Earl’s Greasy Eats to live music at various venues throughout both towns.

The Visitors Center at the Carefree Cave Creek Chamber of Commerce is open from weekly from 9am-3pm. They are located at 748 Easy Street in Carefree. Call 480.488.3381 or visit

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