Contact cajon makers directly to find the best cajons in the USA. Unfortunately most music stores and big online stores only carry imported brands. Buying a locally made cajon cyles your income back through your local economy. Below are links to over 50 cajon makers in the USA making stunning hand-crafted instruments. Listed by region: Midwest, Northeast, Southeast, Southwest, Western
Your local cajon maker can help you choose the right model. A locally made cajon helps your local economy and demonstrates that you are thinking about and helping local craftsmen.
Listed above are links to the cajon drum builders in the USA as retrieved by Internet searches from March to June 2018. I am sure there are many others not listed. Please send me updates and correction if you have additional information. Thanks.