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2 Days of Chocolate

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Two Days of Chocolate

Trip Highlights:
• Fun chocolate shopping experiences
• *Dinner Theater
• Overnight stay at an award winning hotel
• Lunch in a rustic lodge
• Indulgent Desserts

Day 1 – Oregon, Dixon

The first stop on your chocolate adventure is Conover Square in Oregon; spend time wondering through its many distinctive shops. Built in 1893, home of the Schiller Piano Factory, Conover Square now features two floors of specialty shops, restaurants and services. Enjoy lunch at Conover Coffees & Chocolates, among the chocolate truffles and the meltaways, the nuts and the caramels, their gourmet Bridge Mix and other familiar favorites, you’ll find one vary rare and extraordinary ingredient – their 100% pure chocolate passion. Conover Coffees & Chocolates offers more than 70 different kinds of chocolate indulgences along with gourmet blends of coffees, teas & smoothies.

Travel a short distance to Oregon Soap Shoppe; here the CHOCOLATE GOODIES have some very important features! They are 100% guilt free, 100% calorie free, OH so very good for you and only mildly "habit forming"! Choose from their many soaps, the delicious chocolate varieties or any of the other 150 plus blends to really nurture the skin you are in! Besides the Chocolate Mint, Chocolate Amber & Milk Chocolate Almond soaps for your bathing adventures, keep your lips kissable with Chocolate Covered Cherry and Chocolate Mint lip balms. Relax and luxuriate with Chocolate Bath Salts or exfoliate with Chocolate Mint Sugar Scrubs.

After a day of shopping, head south enjoying the scenic view of the Rock River as you travel south to Dixon. Arrive and check in at the Comfort Inn of Dixon and they will provide the chocolate lover with a variety of chocolate treats in your room upon arrival.

After checking in, return to Dixon’s historic downtown and dine in one of Dixon’s many restaurants and stroll the new River Front enjoying beautifully paved walks with a view of the Rock River.

Return to hotel.

Day 2 –Mt Morris and Rochelle

After a refreshing night sleep and breakfast, visit the many unique shops Dixon has to offer, including Baker’s Street for tempting scones, muffins, specialty cakes and coffees. Be sure to stop in Dixon’s Welcome Center. While there you can shop for unique Dixon gifts.

Continue your trip 15 min north to the *White Pines Resort located within the beautiful White Pines Forest State Park. Enjoy a delicious lunch while you relax and enjoy a live theater production in the rustic historic lodge. Make sure you save room for chocolate cobbler or chocolate covered ice cream dessert. Chocolate lovers will delight in the gift shop’s assorted chocolates, truffles and myrtles. As you head home your last stop is Colonial Flowers & Gifts in Rochelle. Featuring seasonal settings, Colonial Flowers & Gifts offers a wide variety of fresh, classic chocolates in upscale packaging and free chocolate samples.
*Only available on specific dates

Depart for home.

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