50 States of Doughnuts: The Best Shops in America

Doughnuts, whether cake or yeasted, iced or sugar-coated, make up a huge part of America's food culture. We've tackled 50 iconic foods from every state as well as 50 states of ice cream, so it is only natural that doughnuts from every US state is next up. Consider this to be your bucket list of every doughnut shop and flavor to try in your lifetime.

Alabama: The Heavenly Donut Co.
Instagram | heavenlydonutco

Alabama: The Heavenly Donut Co.

The Shop: The Heavenly Donut Co. in Birmingham, AL

The Doughnut to Order: M&M

Alaska: Dino's Donuts
Instagram | sammyalex

Alaska: Dino's Donuts

The Shop: Dino's Donuts in Anchorage, AK

The Doughnut to Order: Bacon maple

Arizona: Young Donuts
Instagram | taraaacoley

Arizona: Young Donuts

The Shop: Young Donuts in Tucson, AZ

The Doughnut to Order: Buttermilk

Arkansas: Mark's Do-Nut Shop
Instagram | yor_addiction

Arkansas: Mark's Do-Nut Shop

The Shop: Mark's Do-Nut Shop in North Little Rock, AR

The Doughnut to Order: Plain glazed

California: The Donut Man
Instagram | mrron9

California: The Donut Man

The Shop: The Donut Man in Glendora, CA

The Doughnut to Order: Fresh strawberry-stuffed

Colorado: The Donut House
Instagram | maggieardiente

Colorado: The Donut House

The Shop: The Donut House in Aurora, CO

The Doughnut to Order: Plain glazed or square croissant-doughnut

Delaware: Sweeney's Bakery
Facebook | Sweeney's Bakery & Ice Cream

Delaware: Sweeney's Bakery

The Shop: Sweeney's Bakery in Wilmington, DE

The Doughnut to Order: Pumpkin

Florida: Donut Divas
Instagram | donutdivas

Florida: Donut Divas

The Shop: Donut Divas in Miami, FL

The Doughnut to Order: Mini

Georgia: Revolution Doughnuts
Instagram | hanniebanny

Georgia: Revolution Doughnuts

The Shop: Revolution Doughnuts in Decatur, GA

The Doughnut to Order: Raspberry sprinkle

Hawaii: Leonard's Bakery
Instagram | jeff.su

Hawaii: Leonard's Bakery

The Shop: Leonard's Bakery in Honolulu, HI

The Doughnut to Order: Original malasada (Portuguese doughnut)

Idaho: Country Donuts
Instagram | carbivoreeats

Idaho: Country Donuts

The Shop: Country Donuts in Boise, ID

The Doughnut to Order: Buttermilk bar

Illinois: Do-Rite Donuts & Coffee
Instagram | _eatliftlaugh_

Illinois: Do-Rite Donuts & Coffee

The Shop: Do-Rite Donuts & Coffee in Chicago, IL

The Doughnut to Order: Chocolate-glazed old-fashioned

Iowa: Hiland Bakery
Instagram | wheelerde

Iowa: Hiland Bakery

The Shop: Hiland Bakery in Des Moines, IA

The Doughnut to Order: Powdered sugar with cream cheese filling

Kansas: Fluffy Fresh Donuts
Instagram | lauras0827

Kansas: Fluffy Fresh Donuts

The Shop: Fluffy Fresh Donuts in Mission, KS

The Doughnut to Order: Cinnamon twist

Kentucky: Nord's Bakery
Instagram | al_hendy

Kentucky: Nord's Bakery

The Shop: Nord's Bakery in Louisville, KY

The Doughnut to Order: Bacon or chocolate glazed with peanuts

Louisiana: District Donuts
Instagram | districtdonuts

Louisiana: District Donuts

The Shop: District Donuts in New Orleans, LA

The Doughnut to Order: Flavors change every day!

Maine: The Holy Donut
Instagram | mattnichols

Maine: The Holy Donut

The Shop: The Holy Donut in Portland, ME

The Doughnut to Order: Sweet potato

Maryland: The Fractured Prune
Instagram | millvillefracturedprune

Maryland: The Fractured Prune

The Shop: The Fractured Prune in Parkville, MD

The Doughnut to Order: Customize your own!

Michigan: New Palace Bakery
Instagram | danielai80

Michigan: New Palace Bakery

The Shop: New Palace Bakery in Hamtramck, MI

The Doughnut to Order: Paczkis on Fat Tuesday

Minnesota: Glam Doll Donuts
Instagram | annemarie913

Minnesota: Glam Doll Donuts

The Shop: Glam Doll Donuts in Minneapolis, MN

The Doughnut to Order: Calendar Girl (salted caramel and chocolate)

Mississippi: Pillow Donuts
Instagram | theyellowcardigan

Mississippi: Pillow Donuts

The Shop: Pillow Donuts in Ridgeland, MS

The Doughnut to Order: Plain glazed

Missouri: LaMar's Donuts
Instagram | moxierose1

Missouri: LaMar's Donuts

The Shop: LaMar's Donuts in Kansas City, MO

The Doughnut to Order: Long John's

Montana: Log Cabin Bakery
Instagram | billings365

Montana: Log Cabin Bakery

The Shop: Log Cabin Bakery in Billings, MT

The Doughnut to Order: Buttermilk bar

Nebraska: Olsen Bake Shop
Instagram | maryebevan

Nebraska: Olsen Bake Shop

The Shop: Olsen Bake Shop in Omaha, NE

The Doughnut to Order: Glazed croissant

Nevada: Ronald's Donuts
Instagram | kayla_humphrey

Nevada: Ronald's Donuts

The Shop: Ronald's Donuts in Las Vegas, NV

The Doughnut to Order: Cinnamon twist

New Hampshire: Muriel's Donuts
Instagram | a_fleish

New Hampshire: Muriel's Donuts

The Shop: Muriel's Donuts in Lebanon, NH

The Doughnut to Order: Plain

New Jersey: Broad Street Dough Co.
Instagram | broadst_doughco

New Jersey: Broad Street Dough Co.

The Shop: Broad Street Dough Co. in Oakhurst, NJ

The Doughnut to Order: Breakfast cereal-topped

New Mexico: Duke City Donuts
Instagram | yingers1

New Mexico: Duke City Donuts

The Shop: Duke City Donuts in Albuquerque, NM

The Doughnut to Order: Maple (or maple bacon)

New York: Dough
Instagram | youngj_13

New York: Dough

The Shop: Dough in Brooklyn, NY

The Doughnut to Order: Hibiscus

North Carolina: Duck Donuts
Instagram | claireashleybeauty

North Carolina: Duck Donuts

The Shop: Duck Donuts in Duck, NC

The Doughnut to Order: Customize your own!

North Dakota: Sandy's Donuts
Instagram | ink.pen

North Dakota: Sandy's Donuts

The Shop: Sandy's Donuts in Fargo, ND

The Doughnut to Order: Cookie monster

Oklahoma: Polar Donuts
Instagram | ambrrrrlynn

Oklahoma: Polar Donuts

The Shop: Polar Donuts in Oklahoma City, OK

The Doughnut to Order: Strong Pimp Hands (bear claws)

Oregon: Blue Star Donuts
Instagram | thefoodcruzades

Oregon: Blue Star Donuts

The Shop: Blue Star Donuts in Portland, OR

The Doughnut to Order: Blueberry bourbon basil

Pennsylvania: Federal Donuts
Instagram | arcanesupplyco

Pennsylvania: Federal Donuts

The Shop: Federal Donuts in Philadelphia, PA

The Doughnut to Order: Strawberry lavender sugar-coated

Rhode Island: Allie's Donuts
Instagram | ninefivefork

Rhode Island: Allie's Donuts

The Shop: Allie's Donuts in North Kingstown, RI

The Doughnut to Order: Plain with white glaze and sprinkles

South Carolina: Glazed Gourmet Doughnuts
Instagram | jordaneparrish

South Carolina: Glazed Gourmet Doughnuts

The Shop: Glazed Gourmet Doughnuts in Charleston, SC

The Doughnut to Order: Iced dark chocolate with sprinkles

South Dakota: Flyboy Donuts
Instagram | queenebee27

South Dakota: Flyboy Donuts

The Shop: Flyboy Donuts in Sioux Falls, SD

The Doughnut to Order: Texas (giant-size)

Texas: Shipley Do-Nuts
Instagram | praymo101

Texas: Shipley Do-Nuts

The Shop: Shipley Do-Nuts in Houston, TX

The Doughnut to Order: Strawberry glazed with sprinkles

Utah: Fresh Donut & Deli
Instagram | freshdonuts_deli

Utah: Fresh Donut & Deli

The Shop: Fresh Donut & Deli in Salt Lake City, UT

The Doughnut to Order: Black and white

Vermont: The Doughnut Dilemma!
Instagram | pipithepepita

Vermont: The Doughnut Dilemma!

The Shop: The Doughnut Dilemma! in Burlington, VT

The Doughnut to Order: Maple glazed

Virginia: Dough Joes
Instagram | jadapacaveli

Virginia: Dough Joes

The Shop: Dough Joes in Virginia Beach, VA

The Doughnut to Order: Samoa

Washington: Top Pot Doughnuts
Instagram | barresandbars

Washington: Top Pot Doughnuts

The Shop: Top Pot Doughnuts in Seattle, WA

The Doughnut to Order: Anything cake

Washington DC: Astro Doughnuts
Instagram | dgodkin65

Washington DC: Astro Doughnuts

The Shop: Astro Doughnuts in Washington DC

The Doughnut to Order: Maple bacon

Wisconsin: Holey Moley Coffee + Doughnuts
Instagram | holeymoleydoughnuts

Wisconsin: Holey Moley Coffee + Doughnuts

The Shop: Holey Moley Coffee + Doughnuts in Milwaukee, WI

The Doughnut to Order: Frozen custard doughnut sandwich

Wyoming: Daylight Donuts
Instagram | ddrusso73

Wyoming: Daylight Donuts

The Shop: Daylight Donuts in Cheyenne, WY

The Doughnut to Order: White glazed with sprinkles