Lift your spirits with Missoula-made gin or satiate that sweet tooth with saltwater taffy from Cannon Beach, Ore.
Juniper-berry and fir-tip syrup melds with Whyte Laydie Dry Gin in the Rocky Mountain Flip cocktail, served during tastings and tours at the Montgomery Distillery in Missoula, Mont. Planning a visit? Choose a designated driver. (406) 926-1725, montgomerydistillery.com .
A block from the sand in Cannon Beach, Ore., Bruce's Candy Kitchen whips up northwestern saltwater taffy flavors—blackberry, marionberry, and huckleberry—as well as traditional varieties. The eye-catching pinkstriped landmark turns 50 this year. (503) 436-2641, brucescandy.com. 
Photography by Cathrine L. Walters  
This article was first published in September 2013. Some facts may have aged gracelessly. Please call ahead to verify information.