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Destination Henderson's Ethel M Chocolates Named to Top 11 Chocolatiers Worth Traveling For

February 27, 2014



Destination Henderson’s Ethel M Chocolates was named to the Top 11 Chocolatiers Worth Traveling For, a list compiled by FlipKey, a travel company associated with The chocolate factory, which is minutes from the Las Vegas Strip and McCarran International Airport, shared the honor with other chocolatiers in Paris, San Francisco and Adelaide, Australia.


Ethel M Chocolates was recognized by FlipKey as one of the best local chocolate artisans, as well as for its appeal to chocolate lovers from around the world, and allowing guests to get a sneak peek into the Mars family’s candy-making secrets by watching the manufacturing process.


The premier family attraction in Southern Nevada is the only location in the world where the gourmet chocolates are manufactured. It is the unique experience of touring the chocolate factory and sampling the delicious treats at no cost that has millions of domestic and international visitors traveling to Henderson each year.


In addition to the factory tour, visitors have the opportunity to enjoy a self-guided tour of the adjoining Ethel M Botanical Cactus Garden. Considered one of the largest collections of cactus in the state, the garden encompasses over 300 species of plants, spanning more than three acres. It is currently one of the region’s best free winter holiday attractions, transforming the garden into an illuminated wonderland of more than 500,000 lights for thousands of residents and tourists.


To see the complete list of the Top 11 Chocolatiers Worth Traveling For, visit


For more information on Ethel M Chocolates or Destination Henderson, please refer to or call the city of Henderson Department of Cultural Arts & Tourism at (877) 775-5252. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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