- Chutters – Littleton, New Hampshire
The claim to fame at Chutters? The sweet shop is home to a jaw-dropping 112-foot-long candy counter, the world’s longest. It’s crowded with at least 500 kinds of sugary treats, including classics like cinnamon lava balls, licorice, and candy corn. If that’s not enough, the shop makes fudge in house and sells homemade chocolates, too.
- Big Top Candy Shop – Austin, Texas
A trip to Big Top Candy Shop is a treat for the senses, not just the palate. True to its name, the store is decked out in circus memorabilia. It carries more than 400 bulk candies and a staggering 3,000 wrapped candies, both old and new. But the highlight might be the old-fashioned soda fountain where you can get favorites like egg creams, malts, and ice cream floats.
- Dolle’s – Ocean City, Maryland
What could be sweeter than strolling down the boardwalk in Ocean City, then stopping at Dolle’s for some saltwater taffy? First opened as a taffy stand in 1910, this candy shop specializes in old-fashioned seaside favorites that also include caramel corn, mellow mints, and homemade fudge. The only things not made in house are gummies, licorice, and some seasonal items.
- Dylan’s Candy Bar – New York City
Dylan’s Candy Bar has reached legendary status among candy lovers, and it’s easy to see why: Its flagship store in Manhattan draws more than 2 million visitors a year to gawk at three gleaming floors of sweets. There’s even a café where you can eat a meal inside a giant cupcake-shaped booth. Try the “I Bet You Can’t Sundae,” made with 10 scoops of ice cream and 10 toppings of your choice.
- Boyd’s Retro Candy – Toledo, Ohio
The name should tip you off: Boyd’s Retro Candy, housed in a Pepto-pink building reminiscent of a castle, is all about nostalgia. It specializes in candy from the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s, which means you’ll find plenty of old-school favorites like Good & Plenty, Jujubes, and candy cigarettes. Thirsty? There are plenty of glass-bottled sodas, too, like Cheerwine and ginger beer.
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