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“always something new and different to buy”

The Little Traveler
Ranked #1 of 8 Shopping in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 25 November 2013

I LOVE THIS PLACE anytime I want a hostess gift or something special to serve on I stop there. haven't eaten there yet and I can do without the clothes but all sorts of entertaining ideas arethere

Thank MaryAnn W
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Reviewed 25 November 2013

This is such a Geneva Landmark! The Little Traveler has something for everyone! It is a very unique store with very unique merchandise. There is a kitchen section which is my favorite, especially when they are offering samples, which is always!!! You will find very cool stuff that you often will not find elsewhere. In addition to the Kitchen store, there is a children's section, jewelry, hats, extraordinary art work, candy, teas, the list goes on! There is also a fantastic bistro, so stop for a great lunch!

Thank tynalewis
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Reviewed 12 August 2013

the Little Traveler is a large white building, but on the inside it is many many different stores flowing together. from toys to fancy crystal, from candy to vera bradley purses, there is something for everyone, and much of it unique. if you visit on Saturday, they often have many interesting samples to try.

1  Thank EileenBerman
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Reviewed 3 August 2013

A unique store with one of a kind items. Great place for lunch. Antiques,best children's clothing anywhere, jewelry and 4 rooms open all year round with Christmas items. Great gourmet cooking section as well. If you are near Geneva you have to visit.

Thank lovetosnorkel2
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Reviewed 3 August 2013

The Little Traveler is the venerable and incredibly popular anchor to Geneva. Illinois' unique street of beautiful, historic homes that have become shops that you will not find anywhere else in America, It has a wider and more eclectic collection of items of all descriptions than any store that I have ever visited. These are generally very high end things that you simply won't find anywhere else. If you want to shop anywhere in the Mid-West the Traveler must not be missed.

1  Thank Colin C
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