Copper Canyon & Northern Mexico shopping

Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Creel

No Name Gift Shop

A group of Tarahumaras from nearby San Ignacio sell their folk art, clothing and musical instruments at this small shop. The quality is excellent and the prices more than fair. There's no sign. Look for it next to t…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Monterrey

Corredor del Arte

On Sundays, Calle Mina in the Barrio Antiguo becomes the Corredor del Arte, a wonderful combination of antiques, arts and crafts, and flea market. The whole area comes out to play and you can find one-off items amid…
Cheese in Cuauhtémoc

Casa de la Galleta

The Mennonite camps around Cuauhtémoc are known for their queserías (cheese factories/shops). For the cream of the crop, head straight to Campo 2B where Casa de la Galleta awaits with a spectacular line of cheeses. …
Ceramics in Mata Ortiz

Mata Ortiz Coop

Located inside the former train station, this coop sells works made by local artisans, most of them women. Prices vary widely though the quality, on the whole, is quite high. There is typically a staff member who is…
Arts & Crafts in Monterrey

MARCO Gift Shop

For high-end gifts and souvenirs, the gift shop at the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo is a good option. An extensive shop, it features everything from handcrafted jewelry and quirky T-shirts to fine pottery and artsy c…
Arts & Crafts in Monterrey

Carápan

This shop is in a whole other class, and is Monterrey’s best outlet for artesanías (crafts). The genial owner, who is full of advice about what to see and do in Monterrey, stocks museum-quality work from across Mexi…
Food & Drinks in Puerto Peñasco

Tequila Factory

Despite it's name, this family-owned shop doesn't produce any tequila on site, but it does offer informative and fun presentations on tequila production. Tastings of its artisanal tequilas are part of the experience…
Ceramics in Mata Ortiz

Galería Rafaela

This gallery specializes in high end pottery made locally; many of the artists represented are featured in magazine and art books, which Rafaela herself is quick to pull out. Prices are negotiable. Look for the gall…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Durango

Mercado Municipal

This bustling city market has an entire section dedicated to gifts and souvenirs from Durango. You'll find everything from scorpion embedded key chains to leather cowboy boots. Prepare for some light haggling, as is…
Market in Saltillo

Mercado Juárez

Next to Plaza Acuña, a section of this bustling market is jam packed with artesanías (arts and crafts), sarapes (blankets with a head opening, worn as a cloak), cowboy gear and kitschy souvenirs. Light haggling welc…