Vermont November 10, 2018
The Sweetest Road Trip in Vermont Takes You To 7 Old School Chocolate Shops
Does a thick piece of homemade fudge sound good? How about a luxurious truffle? You can have these treats plus many more by taking this road trip to seven delicious Vermont chocolate shops. Be prepared to act like a kid in a candy store and get ready for the very sweetest road trip you’ve ever taken.
Grab some friends and head out on this sweet road trip to sample decadent chocolates and satisfy your sweet tooth. Get started by finding the interactive map
1. Tavernier Chocolates, Brattleboro
The artisan chocolates at Tavernier Chocolates are seasonally inspired masterpieces. Unique flavor combinations take traditional chocolate to a whole new level. Visit the shop in its renovated mill building at 74 Cotton Mill Hill A124, Brattleboro, VT 05301.
2. Chocolate Barn, Shaftsbury
What was once an old sheep barn is now a chocolate barn that has been providing sweets to Vermonters for over 30 years. Enjoy browsing the selection of decadent fudge, chocolates, and other gifts at this cozy spot. Visit the barn at 5055 Historic Rte 7A, Shaftsbury, VT 05262.
3. Village Peddler and Chocolatorium, Arlington
Discover a heaven of sweetness at Village Peddler and Chocolatorium. This old-school shop is home to the world's largest chocolate teddy bear and hundreds of other chocolate creations. Once an old wagon shed, the building houses something for everyone including syrups, cheese, jams, honey, and all your chocolate favorites. Visit the shop at 261 Old Mill Rd., Arlington, VT 05250.
4. The Vermont Truffle Company, Rutland
Truffles anyone? This company combines old-school techniques with new technology to craft uniquely flavored and scrumptious truffles. Visit this yummy shop at 37 Center St., Rutland, VT 05701.
5. Lake Champlain Chocolates Factory Store, Burlington
You'll find truffles, salted caramel, chocolate bars, and much more at this shop that's been crafting sweets since 1983. Also, enjoy tours and tastings at Lake Champlain Chocolates Factory Store. Find this sweet spot at 750 Pine St., Burlington, VT 05401.
6. Snowflake Chocolates, Jericho
Snowflake Chocolates has been creating small-batch chocolates for over 50 years. The sweets all come from family recipes that have stood the test of time. Visit this old-timey shop at 81 VT-15, Jericho, VT 05465.
7. Laughing Moon Chocolates, Stowe
Laughing Moon Chocolates is in gorgeous downtown Stowe. While the store is newer on the chocolate scene, every treat is made the old-fashioned way right in the shop's kitchen. Enjoy chocolate dipping demonstrations daily. Visit the shop at 78 S. Main St., Stowe, VT 05672.
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