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At Washington Square, you'll find five major department stores and more than 140 specialty shops. Free parking for more than 6500 cars is available, although there is a convenient transit service by several TRI-MET bus lines. Open every day.
Clackamas Town Center offers four major department stores including Nordstrom, Sears, Meier & Frank, and JCPenney and features 185 other specialty stores, including Build-A-Bear Workshop. Also, the first Saturday of each month is reserved for kids ages 6-12 for "Clubhouse" - an interactive program with hands-on activites families.
AOL Travel recently chose Portland, Oregon, as one of its Top 10 Affordable Escapes. And the Editor's Pick for bargain shopping at Outlets, Discount and Thrift Stores? Why, it's the Goodwill Superstore! You'll find your favorite designer brands including Liz, Eddie Bauer, Tommy Hilfiger, Land's End, Old Navy, and more, all under one roof! The best part is...you can purchase them at only a fraction of the original cost (sometimes with the tags still on!)
If it's "Made, Caught or Grown" in Oregon, Made in Oregon is committed to promoting the state's highest quality products. This chain of ten stores represents items from more than 2000 different Oregon businesses, trades people, and artists. Online ordering available or you can request a catalog (a fee is charged for international requests).
Made in Oregon
This shopping center has a variety of major stores and is located on the site of the former Jantzen Beach Amusement Park. Shoppers can also see, and ride, a historic 1921 carousel with 72 horses, located in the mall's food court.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|