The Earthbound Trading Company has locations throughout the United States and each one sells cool, kitschy and unique items to take home. Most of the products are related to the natural world, from amethysts and geodes to accessories made from earthly elements. Additionally, many of their items touch upon cultures from Asia, Africa, the Middle East in addition to South American and Mexican motifs. There are too many accessories to name, but some include clocks, stationary, jewelry, art, and books.
This mother-and-daughter owned shop sells botanicals and Native American art. Both the art and the herbs are curated from local sources. Inside, the artwork comes from members of different tribes in Arizona; some of which include the Hopi, Tohono O'Odham and Gila River nations among others. The staff is very knowledgeable about the plants, both those used in ceremonies as well as those used in a more secular fashion. Definitely a must-see shop if you're are looking for Native American products.
A heartwarming amalgam of nature and culture, the antiquated Flagstaff Historic Downtown is the soul of Arizona. The inextricable traces of Flagstaff's rich railroad heritage still remain intact at this historic quarter. Having aged seamlessly through centuries, it stands strong as a brimming destination of quirky boutiques, quaint coffee shops and a smattering of historical treasures today. Some of the many historic sites include the 1888 Babbitt Brothers Trading Company building, the 1889 Santa Fe Depot, the Spanish Colonial Hotel Monte Vista and the 1920's Weatherford Hotel. A couple of local spots in and around include Flagstaff Brewing Company and Beaver Street Brewery.
The Old Town Shops are located in historic downtown Flagstaff and they offer a varied array of wares, entertainment and restaurants. Each one of the stores is unique, independently-owned and a cool place to buy a gift or trinket for the home. The Sage Brush Trading Co. sells travel gear and accessories, P.J. Chilcottage has toiletries and soaps, Black Hound Gallerie vends books and art, Basement Marketplace plies clothes and Flagstaff Chocolate bakes cocoa. The restaurants include Diablo Burger, Uptown Pubhouse and Bigfoot Bar-B-Q, each one is just like the shops, unique and local.
If you're looking for all-natural products for the body, then search no further. Fizzy Bella provides bubble-bath beauty with its unique, handcrafted, chemical-free soaps and toiletries. If it isn't safe for owner Eilise's family, then it isn't safe for yours. Some of the other products include lip balms, body butter, bath salts, polishes and hydrating scrubs. It's no wonder that the shop is on many 'best-of' lists around town.
This eclectic shop epitomizes the spiritual and New Age drama of the Sedona region. Gifts of all types may be found in aisle upon aisle of crystals, jewelry, stones and incense. Choose a dream-catcher, believed by Native Americans to remove the bad dreams from one's sleep, or pick a crystal skull. Interesting and enjoyable to browse through, if you're looking for a candle or a specific type of crystal, you'll find it here. If you cannot find an item, polite assistance is at the ready.
Zani Card & Gifts provides all your stationery and gift needs in one location. Most of the cards are handcrafted, unique and, depending on the occasion, very witty. In addition to cards, they also sell jewelry, trinkets, books and large rolls of paper you won’t find anywhere else. This is the perfect place to find a special little gift, as well as the perfect card to go along with it.
If you're looking for adventure in the forests, canyons and deserts around Flagstaff, check out this outdoors equipment store just across the street from the train station. Items for camping, fly-fishing, hiking and winter sports can be both bought and rented here. Merchandise here also includes clothing, footwear, gifts, tents, as well as advice from a very knowledgeable staff. A large selection of brand-name equipment is also available.
Starrlight Books isn't your typical bookstore that has contemporary items for you to read, here you'll find classic tomes in all types of genres. From retro science fiction to beat poetry, the selection is definitely from yesteryear, but since this is an old-fashioned bookstore, the prices are always reasonable. So come inside, smell the musty paper and curl up with a book from Bukowski or Burroughs.
This kitschy, eclectic shop sells all types of wares, from Batik print t-shirts to stationery. Almost everything on the shelves is handmade and the jewelry is definitely one-of-a-kind. Check out the timepieces made from coconut or the Kalimbas (thumb pianos), direct from Kenya. Whatever you find, it will make a good conversation piece or unique gift.
Rainbow’s End focuses on all colors of the spectrum within the wide variety of women’s clothes it sells. From bright prints to more subdued and staid colors, there is always a garment for sale here that is suitable for any type of work or play. In addition to clothing, the shop also sells accessories, hats, shoes and other gift items.