Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Do you have a plan to woo your sweetie? They say sweets are for the sweet, so why not take your significant other to these places to get a sugar fix? Whether it’s chocolate, hot drinks or donuts, you’re sure to find something that strikes your fancy. Here are a few options:

Village Chocolatier: A tourist favorite in the Tawas Bay area since 1983, this chocolate shop and beverage bar is one of a kind. Take in the scents of freshly brewed local coffee, while nibbling on a rich melt-in-your-mouth truffle. It’s every bit worth the calories!

St. Laurent Brothers: Head over to Bay City for a sweet fix. They carry a complete line of homemade nut clusters in milk, bittersweet dark, and white chocolate. We’ve died and gone to chocolate heaven!

North Country Candy & Gifts: A mix of coffee, chocolate and caramel corn fill the air with a distinct scent at this shop in Alpena. You might also be enticed by one of the 32 flavors of hand-dipped Ashby’s ice cream they have on the menu.

Hot Drinks:
The Fix Coffee Shop: Sometimes you need to warm up from the inside out. The Fix Coffee Shop in Bay City serves up classic brews, as well as espresso, cappuccino and non-coffee drinks like hot chocolate.

BLK Market: This sleek coffee shop in Traverse City is the place to be. They are known for using locally sourced ingredients and selling artfully crafted coffee drinks.

Crust: Voted one of Michigan’s best donut shops, Crust in Fenton enjoys a cult following. And it’s easy to see why with such flavors as Salted Caramel, Apple Filled Brioche and Peanut Butter and Jelly.

The Looney Baker: This shop in Livonia caters to serious donut aficionados, as it’s open 24 hours a day and has a drive thru. The owner has made everything from scratch for the past 25 years.

So, what will it be? Don’t forget to share photos of your date on our Facebook Page.