Really looking to up your Halloween candy game? Ryan Thompson, a travel expert from the Travel Pirates website has compiled a list of the best destinations in the world to fuel your sweet tooth.
Taza Factory’s Day Of The Dead Block Party
The Taza Factory in Somerville, Massachusetts, hosts this free event featuring hot chocolate, surprise treats from Honeycomb Creamery and plenty of food trucks. Don’t miss La Piñata’s traditional Mexican celebration of remembrance.
Hershey, Pennsylvania is home to the Hershey Chocolate Bar and a candy-themed amusement park, Hersheypark. Each October, it transforms for a Halloween extravaganza including a Trick Or Treat Trail with candy stops throughout the park.
Seattle knows how to create the perfect mashup between Halloween and chocolate. In October the Seattle Chocolate Company offers a Haunted Factory Tour. Make your way through the factory after dark, using hidden clues to find your way.
On Halloween night, The Cadbury Chocolate Factory in Toronto turns into a haunted house filled with treats, as well as scares. What began as a small volunteer-run event is now one of the most popular Halloween destinations for children and adults.
Go to the original haunted city of Salem, Massachusetts, home to America’s oldest candy company, Ye Olde Pepper Candy. Sample a variety of sweets, including gibralters, hard flavored candy that originated in the 19th century. Operated by the 4th generation of family candy makers, once you’ve sampled the wares, make a stop at Melt, a mouth watering ice-cream shop.
The Chocolate Train isn’t just for Halloween. This culinary adventure through Switzerland makes stops at Maison du Gruyere where you learn about Swiss Cheese before ending up at Maison Cailler for a chocolate tasting.
It you’re traveling, it might as well feature chocolate, right?