Redmond, Washington, is an ideal weekend getaway for the shopper in you. Resting at the Northern tip of Lake Sammamish, this up-and-coming suburb of Seattle is home to beautiful parks and endless shopping. Whether you’re a browser, a window-shopper, or a die-hard purchaser, there’s something in Redmond just for you.
Here are three shopping centers in Redmond that are on the must-visit list. Grab your comfy shoes and plan your route with hotel accommodations that conveniently place you within walking distance of them all. Staying centrally located makes for a quick return to your room to drop-off those full shopping bags before you head back out again. Shhhh! Only the most dedicated shoppers know that secret!
Park Row Shopping Center
Park Row Shopping Center is a small strip mall in a premier location within walking distance of downtown Redmond. If you’re looking for a healthy snack, Yogurtland is an excellent first stop at Park Row Shopping Center. Don’t miss the full-service nail shop and lash shop for a little pampering.
A favorite store in the Park Row Shopping Center is Trendy Fox Boutique. You’ll find hip women’s fashions with name brands such as Autumn Cashmere, Sundry, and Citizens of Humanity. The motto of Trendy Fox Boutique is “Dress Like You’re Already Famous.”
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Just SW of Redmond, Bellevue Square offers free parking to its visitors. Upon entering Bellevue Square, stop at guest services. Here you can get an electric cart, a map to help with navigation, or a baby stroller if you have little ones with you. Speaking of baby strollers, Bellevue Square has two favorite kid-friendly stores, Disney and Lego, perfect for junior shoppers.
For those in the upper echelon, Bellevue Square offers stores like Armani, Tesla, and Burberry to name a few. 13 Coins and Daniel’s Broiler are two exquisite dining restaurants situated inside Bellevue Square. To the casual shoppers, please don’t worry. There’s a sweet mixture of stores such as Macy’s, Buckle, and Nordstrom along with a host of affordable eating places in Bellevue Square, too.
Redmond Town Center
Positioned in Eastern Redmond, the Redmond Town Center is a shopper’s paradise. With over 100 shops and restaurants, this is a two-level outdoor shopping experience, complete with a movie theater. The shops include a variety of large national retail stores from Gymboree to Pier 1 Imports and American Eagle Outfitters.
Each July Redmond Town Center promotes art awareness with is Annual Art Festival. After summer turns to fall, the Center hosts a Spooktacular Halloween event in October. In the winter, Redmond Town Center transforms into a winter wonderland, complete with a working ice skating rink.
One of the newest storefronts to arrive at Redmond Town Center is Francesca’s. Francesca’s offers daily arrivals of curated clothing. The collections are bright, bold, and eccentric. Francesca’s completes the outfits you put together with hats, jewelry, and shoes.
With so much to do and so much to buy, allow Redmond, Washington, to become your new retail-therapy location. When you visit, pack light so you can shop more. Plan your shopping extravaganza to Redmond today.