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Chocolate Factory & Maker Tours Near You

Chocolate tours are great for creative date ideas and family adventures with many cheese and dairy farms surprisingly kid friendly and educational.


San Franisco, CA

A lively tour of their active bean-to-bar chocolate factory. A self guided walk-through of our chocolate-making process (and plenty of samples!). They talk about sourcing from various cocoa origins and share info about cacao trees, then taste your way through fresh cacao pods, roasted cocoa beans, molten chocolate, and finally finished single-origin chocolate bars.

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02. Theo Chocolate Tours

Seattle, WA

Taste your way through the cocoa farm to chocolate bar journey with an interactive experience.During this hour-long interactive experience, you’ll discover the origins of cacao, see how we craft our chocolate from scratch in Seattle, and learn about the close partnerships we’ve cultivated with the farmers we source from. Plus, you’ll get an inside view of our factory to see where the magic happens.

And what chocolate experience would be complete without tasting? During your visit, you’ll indulge in a wide range of treats, from our nationwide bestsellers to hand-crafted confections.

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03. Boehm’s Candies & Chocolates

Issaquah, WA

Free, self-guided window tour. During production hours, windows along the side of our factory allow you to have a glimpse of the day’s happenings. Watch (and smell!) as the candy maker sets out a fresh batch of peanut brittle, admire the handiwork of our dippers as they roll and dip tasty truffles, and admire the many molded chocolate pieces in the molding and packaging department. 

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04. Whetstone Chocolates

St. Augustine, FL

Discover more about the history of chocolate and exactly how delectable treats are made at St. Augustine’s “Original Chocolate Tour.” Enjoy a four-tiered tasting experience led by Whetstone Chocolatiers, and learn the Whetstone story. Taste freshly made chocolates and confections while you walk through our factory and learn to distinguish the finer characteristics of our dark, milk and white chocolate, cocoa nibs and more.

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05. Raaka Chocolate Tour & Classes

Brooklyn, NY

Raaka Chocolate factory offers a retail shop with exclusive flavors and weekend chocolate making classes.

Bean to Bar Chocolate Making: Get down to the “nibby” gritty in their  immersive bean-to-bar dark chocolate making class. 

Coffee & Chocolate Tasting Class: You’ll learn about key flavor profiles of coffee and chocolate, how to maximize the sensory experience of chocolate and coffee.

Hand-Rolled Truffle Making: You’ll make your own batch of French-style dark chocolate truffles.

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06. Creo Chocolate

Portland, OR

Take a unique peek behind the scenes of one of Portland’s very own award-winning chocolate makers. This is approximately a 1.5-hour informative tour guided by one of our chocolate makers. You’ll learn where chocolate comes from and how they make it at Creo, then design a dark chocolate bar to take home.

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07. Mrs. Cavanaughs Chocolates and & Cream Tour

North Salt Lake City, UT

Take a unique peek behind the scenes of one of Portland’s very own award-winning chocolate makers. This is approximately a 1.5-hour informative tour guided by one of our chocolate makers. You’ll learn where chocolate comes from and how they make it at Creo, then design a dark chocolate bar to take home.

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08. Ghirardelli Chocolate Experience

San Francisco, CA

At Ghirardelli, they pride ourselves on making quality chocolate so delicious it makes life a bite better. They are the longest continually operating chocolatier in America, Ghirardelli has delighted consumers with new chocolate experiences for nearly two centuries and you can learn more about their history here! 

Please note: Parts of the Ghirardelli Chocolate Experience are under renovation with a reopening date of Summer 2023. The renovated store format will showcase the brand’s history in chocolate, sundae making and other fountain and bakery favorites like milkshakes, hot chocolate, brownies, cookies and freshly made daily hot fudge.

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09. Southbend Chocolate Factory Tour

South Bend, IN

Visitors who take the factory tour are treated to a history lesson of chocolate and its origins, as a guide leads guests through all of the factory processes, including panning, enrobing and more, including a test sample at the end. For an extra special treat, you’ll dip a chocolate spoon, walk through the Chocolate Museum and receive 10% off your purchase that day.

The Chocolate Museum is home to one of the largest collections of chocolate memorabilia in the world, including a 1,300-year-old Mayan chocolate pot among the hundreds of tins, containers and chocolate boxes of all shapes and sizes. The collection extensively features American chocolate companies.

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10. chocolate kingdom factory adventure tour

Orlando, FL

Chocolate Kingdom, the Factory Adventure Tour, is an interactive journey that uncovers how chocolate transforms from the bean into the creamy, dreamy chocolate bar. Your Personal Chocolate Tour Guide joins forces with a handsome Prince and his Dragon sidekick to take guests through a Cacao Tree Greenhouse, a one-of-a-kind Chocolate Museum, a Mystical River of Chocolate and a Bean-to-the-Bar Factory utilizing old world machinery.

Opportunity to create a customized chocolate bar (for $9 extra), Chocolate Kingdom is a unique chocolate experience.

Tours last approximately 45 minutes. Samples provided throughout the tour.

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11. Ethel M Chocolates Factory Tour

Henderson, NV

When you visit the Ethel M Chocolate Factory in Henderson, Nevada, make sure to walk through their exclusive free & self-guided viewing aisle, where you might just catch chocolatiers and machines creating the Ethel M Chocolates.

From the viewing aisle, if you time it right, you’ll get a peek inside Ethel’s kitchen where they make pecan brittle by hand every day, as well as prepare our signature small batch fillings like satin crèmes, caramels, and peanut butter, just to name a few. 

After you walk through the viewing aisle, grab a treat at our Cactus Garden Café!

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Kailua-Kona, HI

Check out their guided plantation tours on Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:00am and 11:00am. Enjoy a scenic walking tour of the cacao orchard and sample their delicious milk, dark and rare criollo chocolates. Bob (guide) conducts a fabulous tour full of information about every step in the chocolate-making process – from growing the trees to molding each handmade, delicious bar.

OHCF is an active working plantation and reservations are required for all tours. We are located in the Keauhou area of Kona. The cost is $25 per person, $10 for children aged 6-12 and children under 5 are free.

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St. Louis, MO

Fulfill a childhood dream and visit the Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate Company factory, candy kitchen and world headquarters! The Abel Family opened their new plant in 2012 and offers FREE factory tours 5-days-a-week! They will take you down onto the factory floor so you can see, hear, smell and taste chocolates right in front of your eyes! They’ll show you the candy kitchen and chocolate enrobers – so you can watch the candy makers hand make chocolates right in front of your eyes! The Chocolate factory is becoming a popular St. Louis tourist destination, with over 50,000 visitors each year!

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14. Fascia’s Chocolates Events & Classes

Waterbury, CT

Experience Chocolate with Fascia’s events & classes. 

Chocolate Paining, Chocolate Experience, Make-a-Bar, Birthday Parties are just a few of the classes and events Fascia’s Chocolate offers. 

Fascia’s Chocolates is still family owned and operated by the originating members and continuing generation of the Fascia Family. They still make all products in-house and in small batches to ensure the highest quality and freshness possible. 

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