This Sweet Road Trip In Texas Takes You To 7 Old-School Chocolate Shops
Here in Texas, our eyes are almost never bigger than our stomachs – in fact, quite the opposite is usually true. That’s why driving 11.5 hours to sample all the best candy around is something we’d do in a heartbeat. This chocolate shop road trip in Texas will make you realize just how sweet it is to live in the Lone Star State. (As always, the Google Map with exact addresses and directions can be found here.)
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Would you take this chocolate shop road trip in Texas? What are your favorite candy stores in Texas? We know this list is just the beginning, so share your thoughts with us in the comments below!
Address: 1835 W Alabama St, Houston, TX 77098, USA
Address: 1706 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704, USA
Address: 254 E Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624, USA
Address: 808 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701, USA
Address: 1106 W Main St, Carrollton, TX 75006, USA
Address: 105 W Hickory St, Denton, TX 76201, USA
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chocolate shop road trip in Texas
February 13, 2020
What are the best retro restaurants in Texas?
The Buda Soda Fountain is one of the best retro shops in Texas. Walking into this sweets store is like taking a step back in time. Enjoy classic milkshakes, malts, and burgers at this nostalgic eatery in Texas. It’ll whisk you back to the good old days! If you loved this place, you should also visit A Tiskit – A Taskit Antiques and Soda Fountain in Hillsboro, Texas. Their homemade ice cream can’t be beat.
What are the best bakeries in Texas?
Quack’s 43rd Street Bakery, located in Austin, is one of the best bakeries in Texas. They have everything from muffins to cakes, and every treat bursts with flavor. Come see why people can’t get enough of these delicious pastries! Czech Stop, located in the town of West, is another beloved bakery in Texas. This iconic truck stop is worth going out of your way for. Their kolaches come in a wide variety of styles and flavors.
What are the best candy stores in Texas?
If you have a sweet tooth that just won’t quit, visit the Candy Barrel in Fort Worth. This is one of the best candy stores in Texas, and it’s easy to see why. As soon as you walk in, you’ll see thousands of tasty candies inside old-school barrels. It’s almost too magical to be real. For more candies, visit Salty & Sweet in Boerne. This vintage store is full of nostalgic charm and classic goodies.
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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