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
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!
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
. 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!
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