The name says it all: nowhere in Tucson will you find such a large variety of coyotes printed on cloth, stone or wood. This gift store on Tucson Mall's 'Arizona Avenue' carries an impressive array of T-shirts with motifs that are strictly Arizonan, featuring almost the entire fauna of the Sonoran desert. This shop houses the ideal gift or souvenir for the kids back home. Of course, no Southwestern gift store would be complete without a selection of Indian jewelry. Check it out.
This gift store inside Tucson Mall has traditionally offered some of the largest selections of Indian crafts in town. The jewelry on display of Navajo, Hopi and Zuni origin is quite impressive and a new line of decorative watches with silver bracelets has been added recently. There is a small array of authentic Navajo sand paintings too, but the biggest asset of this gallery are the prints by famed American-Indian painter Gorman, whose works have become sought-after collector's items
This gift shop in Tucson's biggest shopping mall contains shelves stacked to the top with typical gifts from the Southwest, all for children. There is a pretty good selection of T-shirts with desert animal motifs, clothing and rows of stuffed desert animals, notably rattlesnakes and coyotes. One trip to this store will take care of all your children's souvenir needs and give them some reprieve from the sizzling summer heat outside the air-conditioned mall.
Take advantage of the clear southern Arizona skies and do some stargazing at this astronomy store during nighttime hours. Discover the delights of stars, moons and galaxies, or observe solar bursts during daytime hours. This place offers a good selection of telescopes and binoculars in all price ranges, including opticals for bird watchers and nature lovers, as well as a variety of books and magazines on the subject. It's a fun thing to do with the kids.
Here's Tucson largest assembly of Western wear, a store you do not want to miss if you're looking to find hats, boots and apparel for you and your family. This place will even have the right size Western-style outfit for your baby boy or girl. Dressing up has never been so easy. Come here to get all of your western ensemble needs.
Air-conditioned shopping malls are the main centers for entertainment and social activities for locals, particularly during the hot summer months. The Foothills Mall is no exception. This is definitely the mall for Foothills residents, especially after its recent face-lift and expansion. Major department stores and bookstores are represented alongside specialty boutiques, restaurants, and a Cineplex Odeon Cinemas.
One of the most popular shopping centers in Tucson's northwest, Casas Adobes features a wide range of shopping and dining facilities, but most prominently premier imports and design stores. It is also known in Tucson's artist community for its art supply stores. And more, there is a popular natural food store and a flower shop with excellent selections, quite a rarity in the desert. Almost all of the stores accept major credit cards.
Located in the township of Catalina, a few miles north of downtown Tucson, this is one of the top specialty stores in the Tucson area. Nadine, the owner, only carries her own labels, manufactured by local couturiers. She also showcases her husbands photographic work, giving a fine art touch to her clothing and accessories shop. It really looks more like an art gallery than a store, and you are welcome to browse, with no obligation.
Here is the place to get souvenirs from Mexico if you're looking for authentic things but don't have the time to go South of the Border. It's a beautiful art and crafts store offering Mexican pottery, jewelry, wrought iron, and folk art. The specialty is custom made pigskin furniture, which will make a very special souvenir indeed. The staff is always available to tell you whatever you want to know about Mexican crafts and their origins.
If you couldn't make up your mind what gift or souvenir of Tucson to get (or if you just plain forgot), here's your last chance: the gift shop at the airport, open daily, and late. This is a convenient place to pick up a little something because you won't have to take time out of your vacation. It carries authentic crafts from native tribes, desert foods, rugs, baskets and pottery. One special feature here is the sterling silver jewelry of noted silversmith Robert Shields.
This neat little shop in the El Mercado shopping plaza
offers more than flowers. Owner Georgeanne Timbres makes a point of supporting local artists, selling their paintings and ceramic works on top of a wide array of flowers, plants, ...
One of the most popular shopping centers in Tucson's northwest,
Casas Adobes features a wide range of shopping and dining facilities, but most prominently premier imports and design stores. It is also known in Tucson's artist community for its ...
Adjacent to the beautiful University of Arizona campus this modern
9 story atrium hotel is located in the heart of the city. It's perfect for visiting parents. Minutes from the downtown business district, museums and shopping it's also perfect ...