Here you can purchase Grand Canyon west and Skywalk memorabilia, jewelry and other items crafted by Native American artisans.
I have to admit that turquoise jewelry was really unic.
What to buy: mementos from the Old West.
Large selection of southwestern and Native American Indian folk art and collectibles.
Most of Arizona’s trading posts are in Navajoland but they offer crafts from a variety of native peoples.
What to buy: Arts & Crafts
What to pay: Depend : Small Dream Catchers 2"- $9.99
The Hualapai crafts make for great gifts and include statues made of wood, jewelry, paintings, dream catchers, etc. You can either buy it at the store located on Eagle Point or at the several stalls on Guano Point.
What to buy: I fell in love with their dream catcher earrings so much that I bought 2 pairs. One of my pairs had the following text in the packaging (and I quote):
Native Americans believe that dreams, both good and bad, descended from the night sky. Bad dreams were captured in a web and held there until the rays of the morning sun evaporated them. Good dreams slipped through the web on to the dreamer."
What to pay: I'm not sure of the haggling procedures but their prices were good. The one thing I noticed is that several stalls selling the same merchandise had different prices.
Looking to bring home a souvenir from the Grand Canyon? Check out the DESERT VIEW TRADING POST. They had tons of stuff in there. Post cards, Grand Canyon books and literature, T-shirts, DVD's about the Grand Canyon, lovely tiles with pics of Grand Canyon. Fun to look at but a bit on the pricey side.
Open Daily 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Originally constructed as living quarters for Hopi artists to produce and sell their arts and souvenirs. The building was designed by Mary Jane Coulter to reflect a part of the Hopi Village at Third Mesa, in Oraibi.
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What to buy: High quality Hopi art and souvenirs!!!!!
Authentic ceramics, jewelry, statues, paintings not to mention the souvenirs.
What to pay: From a few dollars to thousands.
A number of small shops collect conveniently near The Watchtower site and extend beyond the gift shop located there. You can find just about anything here!
Perhaps at this point in your travel, you might want a snack/beverage or a post card or two. You've come to the right place!
Beyond the historic Watchtower but within the same area, you'll find:
A bookstore/park information center (hours are 9am-5pm)-- picture 2
The Trading Post gift shop and snack bar with limited inside seating plus outdoor picnic tables--opening photo (8am-sunset)
Desertview Marketplace-a general store which sells snacks, grocery items, magazines, clothing and camp supplies--pictures 3-4 (hours 8am-sunset)
Chevron service station (hours 9 am-7pm) payment with credit card. Large RV's, etc. can be accommodated here
FYI:The Desert View Campground is located nearby is open from mid-May to the end of October. There are no hook-ups but it does have drinking water. No reservations are taken beforehand.
What to buy: Whatever you need is most likely within these stores
What to pay: A little to alot
The lovely vistas of Desert View Drive culminated at The Watchtower, a historic construction designed by architect, Mary Colter. This is one of six remaining buildings designed by her at the Grand Canyon.
The Watchtower gift shop was brimming with high quality Native American crafts such as distinctive pottery, handcrafted wood flutes, handcrafted silver jewelry, polished wood carvings, wood crafts symbolic of the Indian culture and many other items.
Typical souvenirs such as post cards, small toys, clothing with the Grand Canyon logo emblazoned upon them, books and other memorabilia could be found here, as well.
Be sure to wind your way to the top of The Watchtower for stunning views of the canyon. Note the Native American style artwork throughout the structure. Hours are 8am-6pm daily; from May 17: 8 am-sunset.
What to buy: Quality Indian crafts and souvenirs
What to pay: A few dollars to plenty
There are several shopping locations at Grand Canyon West. In this one can purchase Grand Canyon west and Skywalk memorabilia.
What to buy: Buy Unique Gifts or items crafted by Native American artisans..
What to pay: Depend
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