3020 S. 6th Ave.  S. 6th Ave. & I-10, ex. 261 , Tucson, AZ, US, 85713

  • Phone: (520) 623-5881
  • Fax: (520) 547-0524
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47% of guests recommend this hotel
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    »Philabaum Glass

    Owner Tom Philabaum is renowned as one of America's best glass artists, with exhibits throughout the US, Mexico and Europe, and his gallery, Philabaum Glass, reflects his position in the art world, exhibiting more than 100 nationally and internationally celebrated artists. Apart from wandering around and appreciating the exhibits, you can view glassblowing at his studio and learn about the history of the studio glass movement. This place is open from Tuesday to Saturday at 10am.

    711 South 6th Avenue
    Tucson, AZ 85701

    »Feria Navidena

    Due to the Hispanic influence, Christmas in Tucson always takes on a specifically Mexican flavor. 'Las Posadas', a reenactment of the Christmas story, 'El Nacimiento', the nativity scene, and tamales are parts of the attractions offered at the annual Mexican Christmas Market downtown, which runs from mid-November into January. Enjoy shopping for your own Christmas celebration while learning about Mexican Christmas traditions and sampling the food from different Hispanic communities. Bring the kids.

    40 West Broadway Boulevard
    Tucson, AZ 85701

    »Colonial Frontiers

    Located in an old warehouse in the Lost Barrio, this large showroom of ethnic antiques features all kinds of unusual art objects from far-flung places around the globe. The focus is on furniture and folk art from India, Africa and Mexico, the diversity of the display will delight the collector of antiques. Among the most impressive is a huge decorated urn from India that had been broken and put together again by a diligent staff. The price tag shows a four-digit number but you certainly won't find anything like it anywhere else in Tucson.

    244 South Park Avenue
    Tucson, AZ 85719

    »Magellan Trading Company

    Located near Euclid Avenue, just one and a half blocks South of busy Broadway, Magellan Trading Company offers imports from all the exotic parts of the world. The shop is especially proud of their collection of African masks. In addition, there is jewelry from Indonesia and New Guinea and glassware from Mexico, a product of particular interest for visitors to the Southwest. Collectors of exotic antiques will love this place.

    1441 East 17th Street
    Tucson, AZ 85719

    »Hydra Leather & More

    This store is a leather fetish heaven. It's not just leather, but vinyl, rubber, lacy corsets, spiked collars and dance wear and shoes, for both genders. An entire walled-off bondage room displaying more extreme toys may be a fun place to browse for some. There is nothing seedy about it, though. This respectable establishment is frequented by the likes of businessmen and lawyers. Body piercing is available, as is surgical stainless body jewelry.

    145 East Congress Street
    Tucson, AZ 85701

    »Crescent Tobacco Shop & Newsstand

    Located in the heart of downtown, directly opposite the bus transit center, this little smoke shop remains a fixture in Tucson since 1908. Featuring the Sunday editions of all major national as well as some international newspapers, and a truly impressive array of magazines (from girlie to literary), there is, of course, a variety of tobacco products and accessories. Check out the incense and cool key chains with cacti imprints.

    200 East Congress Street
    Tucson, AZ 85701

    »Old Town Artisans

    Old Town Artisans is a place not to be missed when sightseeing in downtown Tucson. The old adobe structure in the historic Presidio district invites visitors to explore its shops, galleries and restaurants, or to just sit and relax in the wonderful courtyard shaded by palm trees. It's a kind of art shopping center catering to tourists eagerly looking for souvenirs from the Southwest. In fact, it offers everything from Navajo rugs to dried prickly pear jam.

    201 North Court Avenue
    Tucson, AZ 85701

    »Beth Friedman Fine Jewelry & Apparel

    As one of the finest collections of jewelry and apparel in Tucson, Beth Friedman has been selling quality products. Many of her best clients are folks from out of town. She works with several Southwest Native American silversmiths and artisans to create beautiful, one-of-a-kind jewelry and clothing.

    1865 East River Road
    Tucson, AZ 85701

    »Lost Barrio

    Located in an old warehouse neighborhood just south of Broadway between Euclid and Campbell is an area affectionately known as the Lost Barrio. The barrio contains a row of importers and manufacturers of custom furnishings inside its old brick and adobe walls. The shops offer southwestern antiques as well as imports of decorative items from faraway places. This is a definite stop for the lover of ethnic and exotic styles. All stores here accept major credit cards.

    150 South Panorama Circle
    Tucson, AZ 85702

    »Barb's Frame of Mind

    The area around Fourth Avenue is probably the best place in Tucson to go look for souvenirs and Barbara Robinson's shop fits right in. She carries a great selection of art prints, some made by local artists showing Southwestern motifs, as well as other art posters of general interest. You may bring in your own poster for framing or pick one from her racks. Trust Barbara to give you advice on what frame would look best on your poster, she's been in this business for many years.

    319 East Eighth Street
    Tucson, AZ 85705

    »La Hormiga Blanca

    This store on funky Fourth Avenue offers a vast display of provincial Mexican and Southwest gifts and curios and is just the place to do your souvenir shopping. La Hormiga Blanca, (The White Ant in English), invites you to furnish your home in Southwest/Mexican style. The array of decorative mirrors from Mexico is impressive and you can choose from a selection of copper Kokopellis in all shapes and sizes or choose to decorate your walls with one of those scary-looking Mexican masks.

    340 North Fourth Avenue
    Tucson, AZ 85705

    »Zee's Gallery

    Located in downtown Tucson, just across from the Outback, Zee's offers just about everything the Southwest and the rest of the world have to offer in rocks, artifacts and minerals. It's a large space filled with fossils, Asian stone sculptures, wood carvings, meteorites, and gold and silver jewelry. If you can't be here for the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show, check out this business instead to get an idea of what it's like.

    1 East Toole Avenue
    Tucson, AZ 85701
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