Tlaquepaque is a small upscale shopping and restaurant area with a unique twist.  Tlaquepaque is a replica of an 18th-century Mexican village, reminiscent of a place in Guadalajara, Mexico.  It is the perfect backdrop for a relaxing day of eating and browsing.

 

Tlaquepaque is pronounced “T-laca-pocky”.  Tlaquepaque is an Indian word meaning “the best of everything”.  You will find this statement to be true, as you stroll through the quaint courtyards and gaze at fountains.  Specialty shops, galleries and restaurants are located among the tranquil village setting.

Tlaquepaque is open everyday from 10:00 to 5:00 pm.  If you would like more information on Tlaquepaque, you may call 520-282-4838.

You can get to Tlaquepaque from Sedona by taking State Route 179 south to the bridge.  Here you will see the village.  You can get to Tlaquepaque from Phoenix or Tucson by taking Interstate 10 north out of town, past the town of Camp Verde.  When you get to the exit for State Highway 179, take it and continue heading north up to Sedona.  Just as you get into town, you will cross a bridge by Tlaquepaque.  If you are coming from Flagstaff, take State Highway 89 south out of town.  You will go through Oak Creek Canyon and into Sedona.  Then take State Highway 89 south heading out of Sedona.  When you get to the bridge, you have arrived.