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The Little Traveler

404 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2748
+1 630-232-4200
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Unique items and a place you can explore to find a variety of items from household items to unique womenseir clothing

Wonderful shopping experience and a great restaurant. Also, they have fashion shows so make sure... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
OctDublinTraveler
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Elburn, Illinois
You will love to wander thru here

Take the time to investigate this favorite shopping destination in downtown Geneva. Much to see in... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Kenneth L
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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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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Reviewed October 17, 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

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Reviewed October 9, 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 October 4, 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 September 16, 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 September 22, 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 September 14, 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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Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

This is always a great shopping experience. Every room is filled with great items. A huge selection. They remodeled recently & it seems easier to shop.

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Reviewed September 10, 2017 via mobile

What a fun place!! But I literally got lost the store just wound around so much! Loved it. Something for everyone.

Thank TinaH45
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Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Every room has unique items Been going over 10 years Clothes good quality that lasts Love little traveler

Thank Young3too
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Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

The Atrium Cafe was a perfect location to have my daughters bridal shower. We sat in a side room and were able to decorate the room with balloons and table centerpieces were flowers which we provided. The Chef David allowed us to create our own...More

Thank leonandlaura
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

From the time you enter this Historic Building to the time you go through all 36 rooms you will be amazed. The architecture is right out of the 1920's-30's with current updates. There is everything from the candy room, gourmet shop, a huge kitchen and...More

Thank Granni1
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