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Festival of the Vine

September 6-8. Over 90 tastings on our front lawn!

Always in Style

Classic style & current trends in Accessories and Apparel.

Best of the Best

We won top honors in Apparel, Lighting, Toys & Tea!

Autumn Happenings

See our seasonal Almanack for fun events & new arrivals.

Fair Trade+

Empowering workers around the world & in the US.

36 Rooms of Treasures


Fair Trade

Providing a sustainable market for handcrafted products made by artisans around the world.

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Upcoming Events

A Salon with Gertrude Stein

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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Lamp & Lighting Repair

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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History of The Little Traveler

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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**Sold Out** Downton Abbey Afternoon Tea

September 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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Department 56 Halloween Workshop

September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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What We Are Excited About

The Atrium Cafe The Atrium Cafe is located within the Little Traveler in the peaceful setting of an indoor atrium

The menu ranges from traditional tea sandwiches to innovative new wraps, salads, and desserts. Check with your server about specials, including quiches and soups that change daily.  Any sandwich can now be made gluten-free.

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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 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.

The Little Traveler deserves all the kudos it can get. Aside from your little treasures, what I like about The Little Traveler is its friendly “helpers”; your personnel are always gracious and very friendly, so kudos to your Human Resource department. - Elise

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How Did These Kid-Related Traditions Get Started?

As we perused our beautiful collection of giftware for little ones and parents-to-be in our Gift Galleries, we got to thinking...how did these traditions—like the tooth fairy and birthday candles—get started? We put our internet detectives on it....

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