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The Little Traveler

404 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2748
+1 630-232-4200
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Dozens of rooms, each with a theme and each fully stocked -- candy, shoes, kitchen, garden... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
illinois travelere
Blast from the past

If you are looking for something this is the place .Rooms and rooms filled with crafts,home goods... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Wbgb
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Brookfield, 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: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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404 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2748
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+1 630-232-4200
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"unique items"
in 14 reviews
"something for everyone"
in 12 reviews
"the kitchen"
in 7 reviews
"toy room"
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"tea room"
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"great place to shop"
in 5 reviews
"vera bradley"
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"atrium cafe"
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"fair trade"
in 4 reviews
"women's clothing"
in 4 reviews
"unique shopping experience"
in 4 reviews
"christmas decorations"
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"old house"
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"candy shop"
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"historic building"
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"rooms filled"
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"fashion show"
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Dozens of rooms, each with a theme and each fully stocked -- candy, shoes, kitchen, garden, accessories, stationery, baby gifts, etc. Plus there's a cafe, so you can spend the day. If you love to shop -- window or for real -- this is a...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

If you are looking for something this is the place .Rooms and rooms filled with crafts,home goods and vintage candy .Must employ most of the towns resident as there are staff at each room and sometimes more .Very nice staff that goes out of their...More

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Reviewed April 26, 2018

Easy to get lost as you wander through this beautiful old home converted into a series of shops with a variety of goods, from kitchen things to fair trade to clothing and jewelry. Also stopped for a nice lunch in their courtyard dining spot. Very...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

There is room after room of everything and anything. It can easily take 2+ hours to get through the shop.

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

The Little Traveler is a very unique shopping experience. Rooms and rooms filled with little trinkets, clothing and even Christmas decorations. You can even eat in their little cafe!

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Reviewed January 27, 2018 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 January 21, 2018

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 November 14, 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 November 10, 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 November 6, 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

1  Thank Pablin S
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