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A road trip to the sweetest old school chocolate shops in PA? Yes, please! Of course, you can follow the road trip to a T. Or, you can change it around to meet your needs and interests. Whatever you decide to do, have fun!
1. Pulakos Chocolates – Erie
Our first stop takes us to an Erie favorites since 1903. Of course, you'll discover an assortment of delicious chocolates at the charming shop. Stock up on such favorites as handcrafted marshmallows, French truffles, chocolate covered strawberries, and Pulakos candy bars. Pulakos Chocolates welcomes visitors Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
2. Finney’s Chocolate Shoppe – Cambridge Springs
Next stop: Finney's Chocolate Shoppe. Discover old-fashioned chocolates and new favorites. Like bacon? Then, you'll probably want to try the bacon bark. Other popular chocolates include chocolate covered strawberries, milk chocolate candy bars, and fudge. Visit Finney's Chocolate Shopped Tuesday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
3. Divani Chocolatier – Foxburg
Let's now head to the tiny, enchanting town of Foxburg, with a population of less than 200. Tucked in an historic bank building, Divani Chocolatier boasts a large selection of milk, dark, and white chocolate goodies. Love dark and milk chocolate?Then, you might want to try the rocky road bark, the strawberry honey bunny, or the Belgian fudge truffles. And, if you can't have sugar, good news! Divani Chocolate features sugar-free chocolate, too. Divani Chocolate is open Monday through Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., and Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
4. Asher’s Chocolates – Souderton
Our next stop takes us to Asher's Chocolates, an old school chocolate shop since 1892. Find a large assortment of chocolates - chocolate covered pretzels, chocolate covered potato chips, and almond butter crunch. Wait...there's more. Asher's Chocolates also sells sugar-free chocolate and Jelly Belly's. Explore Asher's Chocolates, open Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Or, visit Saturday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
5. Wilbur Chocolate – Lititz
Let's journey to the charming town of Lititz - and Wilbur Chocolate - for our next stop on this sweetest road trip. Meander through the shop, a town staple since 1928, that sells such scrumptious chocolates as gold foiled coins, milk chocolate bars, chocolate covered raisins, and cookie drops. Wilbur Chocolate welcomes shoppers Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.
6. Sarris Candies – Canonsburg
Indulge in an ice cream treat at our next stop: Sarris Candies, a spectacular candy store with an old-fashioned ice cream parlor. But, fair warning. You might get a sugar rush just from the aroma when you walk through the door at this popular Western Pennsylvania chocolate shop. Stroll up and down the aisles of Sarris Candies, where you'll discover a large selection of chocolate. Stock up on such favorites as chocolate covered pretzels, peanut butter meltaways, and milk chocolate bars. Sarris Candies is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
7. Daffin’s Candies – Sharon
The finale of our epic road trip brings us to Daffin Candies, one of the biggest chocolate shops in PA. A Pennsylvania tradition since 1949, Daffin's Candies promises an unforgettable experience. Its famous Chocolate Kingdom features a 400-pound chocolate turtle, a 75-pound chocolate frog, a chocolate Ferris wheel, and a village all made of - you got it - chocolate. Browse the generous selection of chocolate, including chocolate lollipops and boxed chocolates. Stop by Daffin Candies Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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