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The Little Traveler

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Loved, loved, loved this place

It's a fascinating conglomerate of 36 different rooms of everything under the sun,with various... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Brazil, Indiana
A great place!

The little traveler is actually many shops all connected in one building. You would never guess it... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
Chicago, 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...more
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404 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2748
+1 630-232-4200
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It's a fascinating conglomerate of 36 different rooms of everything under the sun,with various themes (candy, cooking, purses, kitchenware, etc, etc, etc). I'm not truly a shopper, but I loved spending time wondering from room to room, and I managed to find 5 items that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

The little traveler is actually many shops all connected in one building. You would never guess it from looking at the outside. I had been to Geneva 3 times and never went in here before. This is a great store. It is many small stores...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Rose612
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is an iconic store and lunch spot smack dab in the middle of beautiful Geneva's historic shopping district on Third Street. Chef David's pies and desserts are amazing!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CiaoFabiana
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Simply a fun shop with something for everyone. It is very easy to lose track of time here as you roam through the various sections.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank AJLIllinois
Reviewed 20 September 2018

My friends and I absolutely love coming to the Little Traveler. The people who work there are so friendly. There are always unique items to choose from. The food in the Atrium Cafe is delicious. It is a fun filled day for sure. We joke...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

I have been visiting this place for many many years and always find things that are new and unique. They have something for everyone and even window shopping is a lot of fun. They have a nice tea room to take a break from shopping.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank McWett
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Each of the six ladies in our group was visiting from another state, so touring this unique shopping and luncheon experience was truly a treasure. We spent hours inside this one legendary place to shop; a map was needed to find the 36 differing nooks...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bosanchubo
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Want a unique shopping experience? this is it!! Home decor, clothing, kitchen, Christmas room, bath shop, stationary.......you name it they have it, up to 36 rooms of shopping bliss! Oh and when you are tired and need a break - stop at their cafe for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Helen B
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Tired of all of the large malls – all of them looking very conformist and unoriginal. Do you want a unique place to shop - then head out to the Little Traveler in Geneva, IL. There at 404 S. Third St. stands this beautiful Victorian...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Marilyn O
Reviewed 9 August 2018

A one stop place with about 36 rooms of unique lovely things. The best place I know of for "girls day out" or a date with mom. About 40 west of Chicago. Really lovely.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank primetime55
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4 September 2018|
Response from Bev N | Property representative |
Hi, Pjmshorty. Yes, The Little Traveler is open on Sundays from 11am - 4pm. From 11-3, the Atrium Cafe at the center of the store serves a great brunch!
4 September 2018|
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Response from Marilyn O | Reviewed this property |
The little traveler is open Monday through Friday from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM. And Saturday it is open from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM and on Sundays it is open from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Given the configuration of the shops, I would... More