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  1. Fashion Forecast: Autumn 2019

    August 8, 2019

    Since before a fashion editor for Vogue magazine attended a season preview at The Little Traveler in the 1950s, our store has been known as a must-stop fashion shop for every season. Our collection and in-house fashion experts help you stay true to your personal style while keeping up with the latest looks. 2019 Designer […]

  2. Give Your Back-to-School Traditions International Flair

    July 31, 2019

    Want to have a little fun with your back-to-school traditions? Schultüte! Don’t worry, we’re not cursing at you in another language. We’re telling you about fun German back-to-school traditions. As the inventors of kindergarten (translated: “Garden of Children”), Germans make a big deal out of kids moving on from kindergarten or preschool to a real […]

  3. Best of the Best

    July 15, 2019

    After a second round of voting in the Daily Herald’s Reader’s Choice awards, The Little Traveler was named Best of the Best in 4 categories. The Daily Herald’s readership spans a huge geographic area, pretty much the entire Chicago suburbs, so this is kind of a big deal. Thank you to everyone who voted!Congratulations are in order […]

  4. Geneva Distillery: Staycation Destination

    July 8, 2019

    That’s right—a Geneva distillery. And it’s award-winning, to boot.When you live in or near a destination town like Geneva, IL, you don’t need to travel far to find interesting things to do. Downtown Geneva is renowned for its unique shopping and dining choices, as highlighted by local blogger Basically B. But on the other side […]

  5. Mid-Century Modern Design Accents

    June 17, 2019

    Mid-Century Modern is a hot buzzword in home design right now. But what is it exactly? Let’s step back in time to find out. In the middle decades of the twentieth century, clean lines and geometric shapes combined into a simple style that eventually became known as Mid-Century Modern. It has a distinctly futuristic look.As Beth, […]

  6. CBD Legality in the Interim

    June 13, 2019

    The question of CBD legality has made a big splash in the headlines. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy to find the answers. The fact is, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) itself is missing many answers. At a public hearing on May 31, 2019, FDA Commissioner Ned Sharpless outlined what’s not yet known. At […]

  7. June Employee of the Month

    June 12, 2019

    Congrats to Sue – our June Employee of the Month. She goes above and beyond in everything she does. Her main duty is being a one-woman receiving department for apparel, shoes, jewelry & accessories, and our baby shop. She says her favorite part of the job is getting to be the first person in the […]

  8. Have Fun While Earning Money for Your Cause

    May 20, 2019

    JULIETS: Just Us Ladies Into Eating Together & Shopping You and your besties enjoy a day out together, right? So we’ve come up with a way to make it even better. When your group of 6-15 registers with us at least one week in advance for a Monday-Friday visit, you’ll get the “Traveler treatment” and earn […]

  9. Drinks on the Patio

    May 20, 2019

    We know you can’t be at our place for all of your good times, so we’ve stocked the store with great items for home entertaining. In the Conservatory Turn your backyard space into a private getaway with comfortable outdoor-living furniture in a variety of styles. Add an artistic fountain and statuary for a serene touch at all […]

  10. Our CBD Collection is Growing

    May 20, 2019

    CBD, or cannabidiol, has become a hot trend in wellness. Although individual results from CBD usage will vary, positive benefits reported by our customers and staff include easing of inflammation, pain relief, and reduced anxiety.* At The Little Traveler, we strive to bring you the highest quality CBD products on the market. Our collection includes pain-relieving […]

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Why Winter is a GREAT Time to Come to The Little Traveler

During a quiet January day, we went around the store and asked our LT experts why winter is a great time to pay us a visit. Here's what they said, followed by a list of their Top 10 reasons.   10 Good Reasons to Visit The Little Traveler in Winter:...

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