The Sweetest Road Trip in North Carolina Takes You To 7 Old School Chocolate Shops

Love chocolate? Whether you prefer handcrafted fudge or gourmet chocolate makers that go from bean to bar, there’s plenty of candy stores in North Carolina to satisfy your sweet tooth. This is one of the best road trips in North Carolina, and it’s definitely one of the sweetest we’ve ever put together. Travel through the Tar Heel State to some of the best old school chocolate shops in North Carolina and amass a large amount of sweet treats to bring home…what more could you want in a road trip? Let’s get moving!

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Road trips are an ideal way to eat your way across the Tar Heel State. Check out this Taco Trail for another signature Only In North Carolina road trip!

Address: Kilwins Chocolates, 16 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28401, USA
Address: Videri Chocolate Factory - Chocolate Bean to Bar, 327 W Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA
Address: Escazu Chocolates, 936 N Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27604, USA
Address: Matthew's Chocolates, 104 N Churton St, Hillsborough, NC 27278, USA
Address: Black Mountain Chocolate, 450 N Patterson Ave STE 110, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, USA
Address: Van's Chocolates Inc, 202 Chadwick Ave, Hendersonville, NC 28792, USA
Address: Dillsboro Chocolate Factory, 28 Church St, Dillsboro, NC 28725, USA
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What are some more of the best road trips in North Carolina?

That answer will depend on what you’re interested in seeing! If you’re just looking for beautiful scenery (we’ve got that in spades!), check out these best scenic drives in North Carolina. Looking for magical places in North Carolina? We’ve got that too! While you’re at it, why not this castle road trip through the Tar Heel State? And how about a trip to take you through some of North Carolina’s many natural wonders?

What are some good museums in North Carolina?

How about America’s largest museum park? The Museum of Life and Science has the largest butterfly house in North Carolina. The Museum of the Bizarre in Wilmington is, well, bizarre. Where else are you going to see Harry Houdini’s Ouija board?

What are some of the best restaurants in North Carolina?

It’s really no wonder that the Tar Heel State is becoming such a popular destination for foodies. From hole in the wall joints to majestic places with beautiful views to little mom and pop shops with fresh home cooking, North Carolina has so many incredible restaurants to whet anyone’s appetite.

Address: Kilwins Chocolates, 16 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28401, USA
Address: Videri Chocolate Factory - Chocolate Bean to Bar, 327 W Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601, USA
Address: Escazu Chocolates, 936 N Blount St, Raleigh, NC 27604, USA
Address: Matthew's Chocolates, 104 N Churton St, Hillsborough, NC 27278, USA
Address: Black Mountain Chocolate, 450 N Patterson Ave STE 110, Winston-Salem, NC 27101, USA
Address: Van's Chocolates Inc, 202 Chadwick Ave, Hendersonville, NC 28792, USA
Address: Dillsboro Chocolate Factory, 28 Church St, Dillsboro, NC 28725, USA