Central West Texas shopping

Books in Alpine

Front Street Books

The best bookstore in town is open daily and has a smart selection of new, used and out-of-print titles, as well as a good selection of regionally themed books. With a surprising number of well-known authors living …
Books in Marfa

Marfa Book Company

A book-lover’s oasis in the middle of desolate west Texas, Marfa Book Company stocks art books, guidebooks and a large selection of Texas literature. Located on the 1st floor of the Hotel St George.
Arts & Crafts in Alpine

Kiowa Gallery

Paintings, folk art, cool crafts and jewelry fill this space, floor to ceiling. Offerings range from real art to just fun stuff to hang on the wall, all with a uniquely 'west Texas' take on things.
Arts & Crafts in Marfa


This tiny shop sells locally made art, jewelry and apothecary items like salves and serums.