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The Little Traveler

404 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2748
+1 630-232-4200
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Good stop

We stopped here for lunch. 2 of us had the sandwich sampler. The other 2 of us had salads. Good... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bruce S
,
Clio, Michigan
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Interesting place with something for everyone

I love The Little Traveler. There are so many different rooms with everything you can think of. I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ginny L
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Geneva, Illinois
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Locally owned and operated, The Little Traveler is a Geneva Landmark. A SIMPLE IDEA THAT EVOLVED INTO A ONE-OF-A-KIND EXPERIENCE Downtown Geneva is still known as one of the most unique shopping districts in the Midwest, maintaining a tradition of hospitality, charm, and character. This area is now one of the prettiest streets in Geneva. The Little Traveler has remained the cornerstone of this tradition. The shop has grown considerably since the original Italianate Victorian residence (which now serves as the center section of the shop) to thirty-six rooms of treasures. You’ll be greeted by a caring staff and amazed by the never-ending array of items brought back by our modern day little travelers.
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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404 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2748
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"unique items"
in 14 reviews
"something for everyone"
in 12 reviews
"the kitchen"
in 7 reviews
"tea room"
in 5 reviews
"great place to find"
in 5 reviews
"vera bradley"
in 5 reviews
"atrium cafe"
in 5 reviews
"sandwiches"
in 5 reviews
"different theme"
in 4 reviews
"women's clothing"
in 4 reviews
"fun store"
in 4 reviews
"quiche"
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"old house"
in 5 reviews
"candy shop"
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"sunday brunch"
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"fair trade"
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"historic building"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch. 2 of us had the sandwich sampler. The other 2 of us had salads. Good value for the price. Good tasting items. Definitely worth stopping at.

Thank Bruce S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love The Little Traveler. There are so many different rooms with everything you can think of. I love the Christmas room and kitchen room the best. The candy room and gardening room are pretty awesome too. There are normally wine samples and food samples...More

Thank Ginny L
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

My wife loves to take a trip to Little Traveler every couple of months. Each room holds different treasures. There is a women's clothing area, a shoes store, a card shop, toy store, kitchen shop, home decor including outdoor decorations, and a restaurant. You can...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

At the Little Traveler you'll find a maze full of gadgets wines things that you never thought you needed until you saw them here. From the outside you think this is a small quaint shop when you walk in you'll find out that is a...More

Thank Bob S
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Ok so my first time here and I was shocked! At how well organized and spacious this shop is. The shop was an old house wich they turned as a shop. You can find food Christmas decorations they even have a inside restaurant. They have...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Wonderful shopping experience and a great restaurant. Also, they have fashion shows so make sure to check their schedule for the next show. Great place to shop and sit and relax with my friends for a wonderful meal. I've purchased unique gift items from household...More

Thank OctDublinTraveler
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Take the time to investigate this favorite shopping destination in downtown Geneva. Much to see in all types of different shops within this building. A landmark you will enjoy.

Thank Kenneth L
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

The Little Traveler is my "go to" place for gift shopping. So many great choices, wide variety, a range of price points and always a bulls-eye for those "hard to buy for" people. Also the BEST place to pick up hostess gifts. And it's an...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2017

If you are a guy or have young kids, it's best if you go get ice cream rather than go in here with your spouse. Around every corner of this store is somebody reminding you that you don't belong here. I'm sure if you are...More

Thank Da_H605
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Bev N, Associate at The Little Traveler, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, Da. I'm sorry you didn't feel welcomed - that's certainly not how we want to make any of our customers feel, no matter age or gender. We'd like to learn more about your experience so...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This place gets better every year! I've been shopping here and eating at the Atrium Cafe since I was a little girl. When I was a child, I loved the Madam Alexander dolls which they still sell in their unique toy room. I purchased my...More

Thank sarlis
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