If you have a sweet tooth and share your passion for candies with the kids, have a sweet time in Chicago, the” Candy Capital of the World”.
Incorporated as a city in 1837, Chicago is one of the major cities in the United States. It is home to the world’s last free zoos, Lincoln Park Zoo; the Art Institute of Chicago which has an impressive collection of impressionist paintings outside of the Louvre in Paris; the world’s longest continuous street, Western Avenue; and the home of present President of the United States, Barrack Obama. It is also where the zipper, Ferris wheel, vacuum cleaner, and deep-dish pizza were invented. The Chicago O'Hare International Airport, one of the busiest airports in the world, is located 18 miles from the heart of the city. It is served by more than 40 carriers from all over the world.
There are so many attractions in Chicago but if you and your kids love chocolates and candies, you vacation must center on visiting sweet manufacturing companies and sweets shops. Jelly Belly, Long Grove Confectionery, South Bend Chocolate Company, Albanese Confectionery, and Oberweis Dairy where you and your kids can tour their manufacturing facilities, taste their heavenly sweets, and buy some to take home. If you would rather go directly to a candy store, Chicago’s top candy stores are Amy's Candy Bar, Candyality at Water Tower Place, Katherine Anne Confections, The Fudge Pot, Whimsical Candy, Vosges, Margie's Candies, and Windy City Sweets.
Chicago is where you can have your fill of candies! See you in the” Candy Capital of the World” soon!