Traveling is the perfect excuse to indulge your sweet tooth and if you're a fan of cocoa, there are plenty of great options! While the list of amazing desserts the area offers is endless, we've narrowed it down for you just a bit. These are some of the best places to get chocolate in Frederick, Maryland.

Glory Doughnuts and Diner

Smores doughnuts on a tray at Glory Doughnuts

This vegan doughnut shop hand forges its small batch baked goods, offering new and different flavors every day (but there is always a chocolate option). They also offer a full breakfast and lunch menu. Come early if you're visiting on a weekend, there is often a line down the block and when they're gone they're gone!

Must-Try: S'mores Doughnut

Hometown Harvest Kitchen

Hometown Harvest Ice Cream Flight

This restaurant and ice cream shop, owned and operated by South Mountain Creamery, is one of the few places you can find Frederick's official ice cream flavor, Monocacy Mud! This tasty scoop will remind you of german chocolate cake with its pecan pieces and caramel chocolate flavor.

Must-Try: Ice cream flight with 4 of your favorite chocolatey flavors

Frederick Coffee Company

Slice of Chocolate Layer Cheesecake from the Frederick Coffee Company

This casual cafe offers breakfast, lunch, baked goods, and a wide variety of caffeine. If you're in the mood for chocolate, check out the bakery case and the specialty latte menu.

Must-Try: Chocolate Layer Cheesecake

Zoe's Chocolate

Packages of nonpareils from Zoe's

Truffles, bars, pops, and even hot cocoa; this cute little shop has something for every chocolate lover. This family has been making chocolate since the early 1900s and their experience shows.

Must-Try: Potato Chip Chocolate Bar

Frederick Fudge and Ice Cream

Chocolate covered cherries from Frederick Fudge Company

You can often smell the freshly made fudge wafting down Church Street, it's hard to resist stepping inside this corner shop. Fudge, Hershey's ice cream, and other fun treats can be found here. They even sell pup cups so your furry friend can enjoy a treat!

Must-Try: Classic Chocolate Fudge

Rocky Point Creamery

Double scoop ice cream cone from Rocky Point Creamery

If you're craving a frozen treat this winter, the drive-thru at Rocky Point is well worth the trip. This is some of the creamiest ice cream around and there are always a variety of chocolate flavors. You can also grab some fresh milk and cheese while you're there.

Must-Try: Chocolate Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Candy Kitchen

Assortment of chocolate covered candy(almond toffee, vanilla buttercream milk, fudge smoothie) at the Candy Kitchen

This shop has a very vintage feel, carrying some of your favorite nostalgic candies. They also have a giant display of chocolates that will take some time to look through.

Must-Try: Chocolate Covered Pretzels

The Perfect Truffle

Box of 15 associated chocolates from The Perfect Truffle

This specialty chocolate shop makes a wide variety of custom chocolates including some classic standbys and some limited seasonal flavors.

Must-Try: Blood Orange Pink Peppercorn (a collaboration with local brewery Flying Dog)