What’s better than the perfect cup of hot coffee to help you get through a cool day? Even if you’re not living in a 90’s sitcom, local coffee shops have the best vibe and service. If you are traveling this fall, be sure to keep these coffee shops on your agenda.
These are but a few incredible places to grab that sought-after cup of joe. We would love to hear about your favorite local coffee spot. Tell us about it in the comments!
Durango Joe’s Coffee
Colorado, New Mexico | Website
Durango Joe’s coffee shop is a welcoming coffee shop that cares about people! They love to work and serve people, from the coffee farmers to their customers. They explain they directly partner with their coffee farmers across the globe and share the same goal. Their menu has a wide variety of delicious coffees from their Mosaic Blend and Columbia to the Red Mountain Blend and coffee from Costa Rica. You can also enjoy espresso drinks and delicious signature drinks. Why not a Vanilla Latte made upside down with caramel sauce laced on top? They have you covered! You can also choose other cool drinks and teas, from chai tea lattes to iced pomegranate green tea. Plus, every morning you can enjoy delicious fresh pastries, breakfast burritos and sandwiches.
Durango Joe’s has been serving local communities since 2004. Their website explains it began with owner Joe Lloyd’s grandfather Doctor Leo Lloyd who served the Colorado’s Durango community for over 40 years. Joe and his wife LeAnna have continued the tradition of serving others through their coffee shops. Joe is active within his community and loves everyone that walks into the doors at each of their seven locations. So if you’re looking for a great cup of coffee and great people, stop by!
Hampton Coffee Company
New York | Website
If you find yourself in The Hampton’s this fall, you must stop by one of Hampton Coffee Company’s six locations. This independently-owned and family operated coffee shop opened its doors in 1994 as a small espresso bar and coffee micro-roastery. The business grew and today they are now known as Long Island’s largest independent coffee roaster retailer! In addition to their stores, you can also find their brews in many of the restaurants in The Hamptons.
The Hampton Coffee Company also does everything they can to help the environment! Some examples include UPS Carbon Neutral mail orders, Energy Star-rated equipment, solar panels and eco-friendly cups. In addition, they do everything they can to make sure you have the best and freshest cup of coffee available! They avoid using vacuum-packed bags or warehouse their coffee. They always deliver and serve it fresh. In fact, you can visit their Coffee Roastery and Coffee Experience Store to learn more about how it is all done!
Paramour Artisan Coffee
Wamego, KS | Website
When you visit a website and the first thing you see is “Best java around,” you know you’re going to get a great cup o’ Joe! This Midwest coffee shop has been serving their local community for 25 years. It all began when Owner Jim Hovind worked under Sal Bonavita and Alfred Peet—the founder of the famous Peet’s Coffee. Paramour explains the shop was inspired by these two coffee legends, and in in tribute to Peet who has since passed. Their mission? To serve great coffee.
Their location in downtown Wamego, Kansas not only has a wide variety of fresh daily brews, but also delicious pastries! Be sure to grab a peach cobbler muffin or bacon-maple scone with your coffee. If you will not be in the Wamego area, you can still get Paramour’s coffee! You can buy their brews on their website, with most orders shipping within two days. If you’re a business owner looking for a great coffee blend to add to your shop, they handle wholesale inquiries too! It’s a great addition to your coffee shop, restaurant or retail operation.