Yelp user / Amy P.
Every state in the US offers its own spin on candy, chocolate, and other desserts.
Using data from Yelp, we’ve compiled a list of the best candy store in every state.
Dolle’s Candyland in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, is a famous spot for saltwater taffy.
People love the Columbus, Ohio, candy shop Rocket Fizz, which offers retro sodas and sweets that take customers back in time.
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Even in an era where online shopping for everything from clothes to groceries has become the norm, some stores — like candy shops — are just better in brick and mortar.
Whether you’re a choco-holic or swear by sour gummy worms, there’s a type of candy that makes everyone excited. Appropriately, there are shops around the US that specialize in selling all sorts of sweet treats, such as artisan chocolates, saltwater taffies, and jelly beans.
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Using data from Yelp, we’ve compiled a list of the best candy shop in every state. All businesses featured in the list fall into Yelp’s “candy store” category, and the data was measured using an algorithm that measures the number of reviews and star ratings of a business.
Keep reading to find your next candy-filled destination.ALABAMA: Punta Clara Kitchen in Point Clear
Yelp user / Ashley H.
“Almost everything is handmade on site. With several types of fudge, homemade chocolate candy, and other goodies, Punta Clara Kitchen will be a stop every time I pass through,” wrote Yelp user Allison R.
Find Punta Clara Kitchen on Yelp.
ALASKA: Sweet Chalet in Anchorage
Yelp user / Corinne L.
Sweet Chalet’s artisan candies draw in customers looking for unique gifts or beautiful chocolates to enjoy.
“Each bon bon is hand-painted, making each chocolate a unique artisanal delight,” wrote Yelp user Cristina M. “It’s hard to believe their chocolates could taste better than they look, but I definitely recommend trying one for yourself.”
ARKANSAS: Kilwins in Hot Springs
Yelp user / Cari K.
The dessert chain Kilwins is a favorite in Arkansas, with its Hot Springs location being the most popular candy and sweets shop in the state, based on Yelp’s methodology.
Yelp users have raved about the shop’s caramel-coated apples, chocolate-covered strawberries, and fudge.
Find Kilwins (Hot Springs, Arkansas, location) on Yelp.
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