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The Little Traveler

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Address: 404 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2748
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+1 630-232-4200
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
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IF you want a "store" that has EVERYTHING, this is the place

You could spend and entire day in this store - and eat your lunch there as well! I have watched this store for 50 years and it just keeps getting bigger but almost all within the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 October 2016
sue o
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West Chicago, Illinois
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West Chicago, Illinois
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931 reviews
353 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 316 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

You could spend and entire day in this store - and eat your lunch there as well! I have watched this store for 50 years and it just keeps getting bigger but almost all within the original exterior walls. You may get lost but everyone is very helpful so you will eventually find your way out. Clothes, dishes, kitchen stuff... More 

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2 Thank sue o
Chicago
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38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I'm a Geneva resident for 30 years; my husband moved here as a 14 yr old boy. Actually he was a classmate of current owner Michael Simon. This is a wonderful gift shopping place; and a wonderful place for lunch too (new chef about a year ago) many different "rooms" to shop in.I'm kind of sad they got rid of... More 

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1 Thank sandtravel
Chicago, IL
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Always able to find unique gifts, from kitchen goodies and tea, to holiday stocking stuffers, to greeting cards and stationery to Brighton jewelry. They're chocolates and candy selection is always varied as well, and plan to enjoy tea / lunch while you are there!

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1 Thank TurtleGirl1
Taichung, Taiwan
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198 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Contrary to the name, this is not a little store. It's an old house-turned shop filled with fun products. Each room has its own theme, with everything from clothing to snacks to house decorations. Good for both window shopping and actually making purchases.

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1 Thank ExpattyCake
Naperville, Illinois
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64 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Went to the Little Traveler and met a group of friends for lunch. It's a perfect place for a ladies lunch. Salads, sandwiches and quiche were delicious. Best of all for me was the surprise that the menu had three Weight Watchers sections with the smart points value listed. There was a variety of WW salads, sandwiches and even desserts.... More 

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1 Thank prezNaperville
Grand Rapids
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This place has it all whatever your looking for it can be found here. The variety of options is unlimited and they have a cute diner with good food. Great for yourself or gifts

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1 Thank Virginia K
Naperville, Illinois
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96 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

You can not visit Geneva without stopping by this place. Plus my wife wouldn't let me. But it really is fun, even for us guys. It's ring around the rosie here as you go from room to room, each crammed with something different. The tea room leads to the candy room which leads to the wine room which leads to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

This store is first place I go to when I visit Geneva. I enjoy the tea room and sweets room when I visit. There are many, different items here for everyone you can think of. I can spend hours in this store alone.

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1 Thank Genevieve C
Batavia, Illinois
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

This icon of Geneva has been a special location for decades. It is crowded, especially on weekends, but you still should brave the crowds and go. There is a lovely luncheon served daily ( reservations recommended). And each room has a different category of goods to peruse. The business has the reputation as being a "ladies" store, but the wide... More 

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1 Thank Dee J
Chicago, Illinois
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132 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Ok, my husband probably wouldn't enjoy this store but everyone else I know would. Fun store to just meander through. Everything you can imagine from clothes to kitchen stuff, to Christmas, to candy and food. Very cute and fun. The people who worked there are very sweet. I would imagine if you are there on the weekend when it was... More 

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