For over a decade, Traveling Pants toy store and gently used clothes shop has been the go-to joint for local parents as well as families on vacation with young children. It’s the place to go for the perfect gift—even last minute on the way to the party—for those perfect little people we know and love.   

In September, the store relocated from its well-transited spot on Linden Avenue near the Old Austin’s Hardware to a new, slightly tucked away location facing Yucca Lane, accessible from the public parking lot on Elm Avenue and 9th Street. With the parking lot right there, shopping at Traveling Pants has only gotten easier. Now locals need to spread the word to support this local business, says store owner Susan Solano.  

The business lost its coveted beach corridor spot when their lease ended at the end of this summer. They scrambled a bit but were “lucky” to find the new location in the same building as other owner-operated businesses, Bon Fortune and United Studios of Self Defense.

“We’re thrilled to have found such a cozy sport right downtown where we can still do what we do and serve our local customers,” said Solano. “We still have a full line of gently used clothes and accessories for newborns through teens, along with an expanded line of toys, free giftwrapping and locally handmade gifts.”    

Traveling Pants is now located at 929 Linden Ave, Suite E.

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