Connecticut Attractions June 27, 2017
5 Fantastic Factory Tours You Can Only Take In Connecticut
Factory tours are a great way to learn more about your favorite treats and products, providing an insider’s look at the process. Watch artists at work, create, sample and more on these incredible tours. These are family friendly day trips that are guaranteed to be both fun and informative. Check out the factory tours now:
1. PEZ Visitor Center
35 Prindle Hill Road, Orange, CT 06477
Come see the world's largest pez dispenser and discover the long history behind this long time American favorite. You'll be able to see all the collectible dispensers there ever were and take home some candies to enjoy later. This locale has more flavors to choose from too.
You'll love the interactive displays and colorful walls that fill every space of this place. Plus get a peak in to the back through the glass windows. You'll finally be able to see how these little candies are mass produced. You can learn more about this tour by clicking
2. Avery's Beverages
520 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06052
Inside this little red barn is a working soda factory. The tour not only shows you the magic behind bottling, but also lets you create your own original flavors. There's just one catch.
The flavor choices don't have traditional names. Instead you'll have to concoct something tasty out of options like boogers and kitty piddle. You'll be giggling for sure! You can learn more about this tour by clicking
3. Chamard Vineyards
115 Cow Hill Road, Clinton, CT 06413
Love wine? This tour was designed especially for wine enthusiasts. Visit the cellar and explore the expansive grounds at this local vineyard. It's a beautiful place to sample some tasty award winning wines.
Pack a picnic to enjoy in the grass or opt for the samples. This romantic spot will teach you some of the art and history behind wine making. Bonus: They also have an
4. Fascia's Chocolates
44 Chase River Road, Waterbury, CT 06704
Your sweet tooth isn't ready for this decadent tour. You'll love the artistry behind this shop's chocolates and you'll likely leave with a box or two in hand. This tour is kid friendly and a great trip all year round.
Create your own sweet treats, find gifts for loved ones and sample some of the best chocolate treats in the state. Chocaholics can not resit! You can learn more about this tour by clicking
5. Cornwall Bridge Pottery Store & Workshop
69 Kent Road
Cornwall Bridge, CT 06754
The image above is of the store, which is at a separate location from the tour. Call ahead at 860-672-6545 to get the best sights possible. But at only 20 minutes long, this is a tour worth repeating.
Wood fired pottery is created here and you have the chance to get a firsthand look at how it's done. Available for purchase at the store location, watching artists work is surprisingly relaxing and extremely interesting.
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