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Address: 602 Clark St, Utica, IL 61373-9441
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8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Welcome to Mix's Trading Post! Come in and check out our new addition which...

Welcome to Mix's Trading Post! Come in and check out our new addition which opened July 1st 2016! Come relax at Jamie's OutPost for a full service bar located inside Mix's Trading Post! Enjoy our beautiful deck after a long hike, or try your luck with our brand new private gaming parlor which offers free coffee, soda, water and snacks to our guest in the parlor! Come in and check us out! Shopping is always open along with bar!

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Great place to rent an E-Bike !

Just ask for Doug, and he will make sure you have the best ebike rental ever. Awesome to site see around the Starved Rock area, and up and down the I&M towpath (now a trail for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mike R
Naperville, Illinois
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Naperville, Illinois
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just ask for Doug, and he will make sure you have the best ebike rental ever. Awesome to site see around the Starved Rock area, and up and down the I&M towpath (now a trail for biking.)

1 Thank Mike R
Chicago suburbs, IL
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2016

The Trading Post is always a fun stop for the kids as well as adults. The kids enjoyed looking around, but there wasn't that much for them, so it's a nice quick stop.

Thank g246020
Davenport, Iowa
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92 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2016

I have been visiting here for years. The store has unique items and I got my motorcycle rain gear here. Great gift stuff, unique. But wow, this year the place is way different. Enjoyed the new area, had some drinks at the bar. Nice bathroom. Family run. Will go again next year.

1 Thank beentheredonethatia
New Mexico
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98 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed June 22, 2016

A fun place to visit. He has a bit of everything, from vintage original postcards, mocassins, Harley paraphenalia, souvenirs and on and on. Kids love it. AND, as of May 2016 he is expanding! Adding a patio and more. Worth a visit.

3 Thank snoopysoupy
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed March 16, 2016

Great store with lots of stuff to look at. Prices are very affordable.The staff is very friendly and helpful.

Thank 2016annie
Antioch, Illinois
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2015

In the little town of Utica I expected this to have Indian themed items as well as the typical "gift sore" items to pacify younger kids. What didn't expect were the swords, knives and leather goods.

2 Thank Curt C
Palatine, Illinois
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 15, 2014

This place is always interesting but it is a bit shabby and most of the stock has been there a long time. Even our grandson had a hard time finding a teat that hadn't been handled a bunch of times.

2 Thank Pam A
Manteno, Illinois
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69 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed January 23, 2013

They sell such a variety in this shop that just about anyone would have fun looking! The service is very good. The men who work here are very nice, friendly and helpful. When you come in there is jewelry and little animal statues. (I love and collect black bears and have bought a few here). The "black hills" gold jewelry... More 

Thank Karen W
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104 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2012

This is a little shop that has a lots of great stuff at good value prices the staff is great they let you shop with out some one looking over your shoulder but when you need help they are very friendly and helpful love this shop

1 Thank cora
Peoria Heights, Illinois
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2012

This is a funky little shop that really does have something for everyone! There are toys for the kiddies, and jewelry and leathers, and Minnetonka Moccasins, anddoll, and indian collectibles. It is definetly not a fancy store though. Just lots of great stuff at great prices! Very worth a visit. Don't be fooled by the exterior, there is neat stuff... More 

5 Thank phreakmamapink

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