Located northeast of Phoenix, Cave Creek, Arizona comes with both a small-town and Old West feel. Don’t let its quaint nature fool you, though. There is plenty to do in the area!
For outdoor lovers, there is the nearby Tonto National Forest, Spur Cross Ranch Conservation Area, and Cave Creek Regional Park. Enjoy some hiking, mountain biking, camping, and picnicking in these areas. Visit Cave Creek Trail Rides for some guided horseback riding. If that’s not your thing, take a Jeep tour of the National Forest or the Sonoran Desert. Or, get a birdseye view with Arizona Balloon Safaris.
History buffs will love it here too. First, there is the Cave Creek Museum, full of artifacts and interpretive exhibits on the history and culture of the area, a botanical garden, and much more.
No visit would be complete without heading to Frontier Town. It offers unique stores, re-enactments, several events and concerts throughout the year, a gallows, and a cemetery. It’s sure to keep everyone in the family entertained.
Looking to learn a new skill or try a new hobby? Visit the Sonoran Arts League Center for the Arts for one of their workshops. Or, let the kids explore their creative side at an art camp.
Plenty of scrumptious eateries await after a full day of exploring the area. No matter what type of cuisine you prefer, Tonto Bar & Grill, Grotto Cafe, Bryan’s Black Mountain BBQ, El Encanto, and much more are sure to sate your cravings.
If you’re looking for a laid-back town known for its friendly hospitality, you’ll love Cave Creek.