Make a Day of it: The Sweet Way

Friday, February 2, 2018
Who needs salt and sweat when you can make it a sweet day on I-Drive? Believe it or not, those of us with a lust for all things sweetened can find out own little slice of nirvana with a few quick stops to candied gems along the international corridor. Here are some of the satisfying spots to hit if you’re planning to join us for a day on International Drive Orlando!
Chocolate Museum & Café
Have you ever imagined a world made of chocolate? Then you’re in luck! The Chocolate Museum & Café is a delectable delight to visit when you’re looking for a unique outing. Start your adventure by taking a guided tour of the award-winning museum. Learn about cacao in their tropical rainforest, and then go back in time to learn about the origins of chocolate and its rich history!
The tour also includes entry to the sculpture area, where 25 solid chocolate sculptures recreate some of the world’s most recognizable landmarks. In this area, you’ll learn how chocolate is made and see machinery used to make chocolate throughout the years.
Finally, it’s sugar time! The tour ends in the tasting room where visitors can sample some of the finest chocolates from around the world.
Interested in satisfying your sweet tooth? Buy tickets now!
Honk Honkers
Treat yourself to a cloud of customized cotton candy at Honk Honker’s in Seuss Landing! This incredible addition to Universal’s Islands of Adventure is sure to satisfy your sugar needs with gourmet customized cotton candy. First, pick a flavor of fluffy spun sugar. Flavor choices include strawberry, grape, green apple, blue raspberry, vanilla, and even birthday cake. Then add mix-in candies, including cookie crumbles, sprinkles, rock candy, marshmallows, mini M&M, and other sweeteners. This gigantic spool of sugar will give you enough energy sugar to race through the park for hours!
Sugar Factory
A celebrity (and Instagram) favorite, you can’t go wrong with an outing to Sugar Factory! This colorful and sugary restaurant is a delicious way to spend time while on I-Drive. Enjoy milkshakes, sweet treats, and luscious candy-infused goblets, of both the virgin and alcoholic kind. Talk about a tasty adventure! Don’t forget to snap a photo to share with your friends!
Toothsome Chocolate Emporium
A steampunk dream in the heart of Universal Orlando’s City Walk, Toothsome Chocolate Emporium is something out of this world! Indulge in culinary alchemy with gourmet chocolates and one-of-a-kind desserts, ranging from artisanal milkshakes to sumptuous sundaes!
Chocolate Kingdom
Like a fine wine, chocolate never goes out of style. Enjoy a magical experience at the Chocolate Kingdom, where a handsome prince and his dragon sidekick and enter the Cacao Tree Greenhouse, a one-of-a-king chocolate museum, and take a journey through the Mystical River of Chocolate and a Micro Batch Bean-to-the-Bar Factory utilizing the finest machinery!
End the tour by customizing your very own chocolate bar and make indulge in a joyful, chocolatey, escape! Talk about a wild ride!
Tickets available on the Chocolate Kingdom website.
How sweet will your next day on International Drive be?