We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Little Traveler

404 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2748
+1 630-232-4200
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Fun shopping day

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

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Young3too
via mobile
Bridal Shower

The Atrium Cafe was a perfect location to have my daughters bridal shower. We sat in a side room... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
leonandlaura
,
Geneva
via mobile
Read all 133 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
404 S 3rd St, Geneva, IL 60134-2748
CONTACT
Website
+1 630-232-4200
Write a ReviewReviews (133)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

11 - 20 of 133 reviews

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Young3too
Reviewed 16 July 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
Reviewed 13 July 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
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I had my daughters wedding shower in the tea room, over 40 people came. Everything was perfect. The food, the servers & Chef Mike. I cant say enough!

Thank julied_August2013
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Have been walking Geneva and Little Traveler for 50 years and it never disappoints. Each room contains specialty shops featuring clothing, accessories, housewares, tea and coffees, wine, candies, etc. prices to fit every budget and you can always find something on sale. Parking is seldom...More

Thank JQuilter
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

I can browse the rooms for great finds. I never leave empty handed. Unique set up and staff is very helpful.

Thank LeannePas
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

A local Geneva institution with a wide array of goods from garden ornaments to jewelry and unique snacks. Lots of sampling opportunities from cheese to beer and wine and have lunch or a snack in the Atrium. A retrofitted old home with s veritable maze...More

Thank Jrmmb
Bev N, LT Associate at The Little Traveler, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thanks for taking the time to let other shoppers know more about the Little Traveler. You summed up a LOT in just a few sentences. Great overview. :)

Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Several times a year, I am in Geneva and I always like to take some time to wander through Little Traveler. It's an enjoyable maze through a variety of smaller speciality areas - everything from tea to home goods to cards to jewelry with a...More

Thank Walking16
Bev N, LT Associate at The Little Traveler, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review. Love "an enjoyable maze" - it's a great way to describe it! We're thrilled to be one of your must-stops during your visits to Geneva.

Reviewed 23 May 2017

I am a interior and architectural designer. I have found many wonderful , unique items in this at The Little Traveler. These items have been great additions to my clients homes.

Thank Rosietravelers
Reviewed 30 April 2017

My family lives in St. Charles and has been going to The Little Traveler for close to 20 years and they've been around I think 3x that long. It's always a fun store to shop and a great place to find gifts for that special...More

1  Thank Cindy L
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Geneva Hotels
The Herrington Inn & Spa
409 reviews
.61 km away
Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago St. Charles
232 reviews
2.94 km away
Comfort Inn & Suites
150 reviews
3.18 km away
Hotel Baker
171 reviews
3.38 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Burger Local
118 reviews
.18 km away
Graham's Fine Chocolates & Ice Cream
128 reviews
.14 km away
Barrel + Rye
138 reviews
.09 km away
Preservation Bread and Wine
156 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Penrose Brewing Company
40 reviews
1.06 km away
Island Park
39 reviews
.89 km away
Geneva History Museum
24 reviews
.34 km away
Wheeler Park
7 reviews
1.06 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Little Traveler staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit