Chocolate lovers unite! This road trip through scenic Connecticut stops at the shops of world-renowned chocolatiers, giving you the chance to try the best of the best when it comes to chocolate. Your taste buds are going to explode! Make sure you bring a buddy so you can impress them with these explosive chocolatey flavors. You can find the google map
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One should never travel on an empty stomach, but make sure you leave room for chocolates.
1. Munson's Chocolates (Bolton)
You'll be impressed from the very first moment! This charming shop is brand new and overflowing with chocolate creations. Some of the molds used for chocolate are displayed on the wall.
In addition to the gorgeous floor display, the goodies behind the counter are unbelievable. The hardest part of this stop will be deciding what to try!
Folks are a big fan of the unique dipped combinations. Try the chocolate covered pretzel combinations. And if you love dark chocolate, this is definitely the shop to taste around in!
2. Tschudin Chocolates & Confections (Middletown)
This little shop does some pretty unique stuff. They've achieved quite a reputation over the years for its delectable menu.
The star of the show? These chocolate covered strawberries! You'll definitely want to take a box of these home with you. Make sure it includes one of each!
And yes... This shoe is made entirely out of chocolate! The folks here are true chocolate artists, and they're always creating something beautiful.
3. Fascia's Chocolates (Waterbury)
This place is always alive with chocolate magic. If you're ever looking for a place to buy sweet gifts, this is definitely the spot.
Where else can you find stacks of chocolate inside of chocolate? The creamy richness waiting inside cannot be described by words.
Did I mention there's gelato? With fun flavors like Pistachio, Raspberry Truffle and Butter Crunch, this is the perfect stop in the summertime.
4. Thorncrest Farm & Milk House Chocolates (Goshen)
This picturesque barn is also home to a couple of cows and a ton of chocolate. I'd recommend walking the grounds a little bit before shopping away.
Small and farm-side, they know they have to impress you with a smaller selection than their competitors. Which means only the best for you!
Their claim to fame is having the best truffles you'll ever eat! From Dark Chocolate Crumb to Intense Dark Chocolate Orange, the flavor combinations are simply explosive. You'll have to try it for yourself!
5. Le Rouge-Handmade Chocolates by Aarti (Westport)
Named Best of the Gold Coast 2016, you definitely don't want to miss this one! They not only make spectacular chocolates, but cake as well!
Holy macaroons! Everything this shop does is bright and colorful. Their hip approach to presentation will definitely wow you, especially after you've tasted their confections.
I bet you're ready to dive into these chocolate delights already. Me too! With its rich flavors and inclusion of cakes, you'll definitely want to bring a friend or two to share with. At least for this stop.
6. Munson's Chocolates (Mystic)
The Mystic branch of this chocolate shop is just as impressive as the one in Bolton. And after that drive along the coast, this place is the perfect cherry on top of the trip.
Try not to be too tempted by the bags of chocolate. You can get a peek at some of the action behind the counter and try their famous fudge.
But you'll probably be looking for something nice and refreshing after the drive. So why not walk out with this ice cream sandwich, dipped in chocolate?
This chocolate trip would be great for a romantic weekend, or an outing with the girls. When you’re done stuffing your face, try these
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