Virginia March 05, 2017
There’s Nothing Better Than This Mouthwatering Donut Trail In Virginia
Of all the foods that Virginia is renowned for, donuts are a relatively recent addition. These just-out-of-the-oven treats have always been a beloved favorite, and now you can find them in bakeries and specialty shops all over the state. To honor this trend, we’ve devised a donut trail that is certain to satisfy your sweet tooth. For the interactive Google map, click here.
Warning: the pictures below are incredibly tempting!
1. Sunrise Donuts (Newport News)
Our trail begins with Sunrise Donuts, because is there a better way to start your day than a piping-hot donut? These sweet treats come in all different varieties and glazes. You can even try something different with one of their famous donut sandwiches, as shown above with fresh strawberries and buttercream. Location: 14346 Warwick Blvd
Newport News, VA 23602.
2. Emily's Donuts & Cafe (Williamsburg)
If ever you've wondered what a maple bacon donut might taste like, Emily's Donuts is the place to find your answer. These delicious homemade sweets come in so many varieties that are sure to please everyone. It's also a great spot for coffee, the perfect accompaniment to the main act. Location: 7123 Merrimac Trl
Williamsburg, VA 23185.
3. Sugar Shack (Richmond)
Richmond's Sugar Shack donuts is the spot to fully embrace your love of all things sugary and wonderful. At this little gem, you can order from endless options like peanut butter chocolate chip, m&ms, girl scout cookies, and even funfetti. These treats are equally pleasing to the eye as they are to your taste buds. Location: 1001 N Lombardy St
Richmond, VA 23220.
4. Paul's Bakery (Fredericksburg)
Paul's is a festive little bakery in Fredericksburg that has a delicious reputation among locals. For something special, be sure to order the cinnamon twist or the blueberry glazed donut. Or...just about anything from their display case! Location: 2008 Lafayette Blvd., Fredericksburg, VA 22401.
5. Pure Eats (Lexington)
Gourmet donuts are what this delightful spot in Lexington has to offer. In addition to mouthwatering donuts, you'll be able to choose from burgers, craft beer, and coffee. Photographed above is the breakfast trifecta, simply delicious during any time of day. Location: 107 N Main St., Lexington, VA 24450.
6. Carpe Donut (Charlottesville)
Our donut trail ends with Carpe Donut, a small but mighty donut shop in Charlottesville. Made with the finest organic ingredients, these sweet and savory donuts are irresistible. Especially when paired with homemade ice cream, as shown above. Location: 1715 Allied Ln., Charlottesville, VA 22903.
What do you think about this donut trail through Virginia? Which spots would you add to the list? We’d love to hear from you! For more delicious donut finds, be sure to read about
These 10 Donut Shops In Virginia That Will Make Your Taste Buds Explode.