Summer is fast upon us and the weather is hot. From seeking water holes to road trip to in a camper rental to enjoying ice-cold drinks, the climate calls for something refreshing. What could be the best thing to hit the spot when the sun is shining full blast? Ice-cream is a sure hit when it comes to hot, sunny days—especially when road tripping with the little ones.
While you don’t have to travel to certain states in a camper rental, simply for a good ice cream, you’ll definitely appreciate the chance to have some of the best to be found in the U.S. The following 5 ice cream shops are just a few of the amazing locations found in the country.
When it’s summer, you can forget about diets and enjoy yourself. After all, the weather isn’t always so ideal for eating cold delicacies. If you’re in the area, why not spend some time checking out some of the nation’s best treats?
1.Loblolly Creamery in Little Rock, Arkansas
You can be sure that the weather is warm enough in Arkansas for ice cream and frozen yogurt, and fortunately you can get both at Loblolly Creamery in Little Rock. With a large variety of flavors that will make your mouth water, you can choose from anything like Strawberry Buttermilk, Mint Matcha, Dark Chocolate Espresso Crunch and many more. With so many flavors, it can be challenging to choose just one flavor. If you’re vegan, you’ll be pleasantly surprised that they have vegan flavors as well. From the service to the cleanliness, it truly is a great little place for a special road trip treat.
- Little Man Ice Cream in Denver, Colorado
If you want to make the most of your road trip, make sure that you included gorgeous destinations like Denver on your itinerary. Not only will nature wow you and make you want to come back again, but you’re surely going to find Little Man Ice Cream to be a must-visit for any return trips that you may make. They have some unique flavors that while they may not be for every ice cream lover are truly worth trying. Just imagine tasting Earl Grey ice cream or chocolate oreo. My mouth is already watering just thinking about it. Be forewarned that on a sunny day, there will be lines, so either try to order it beforehand or work around busy hours and times. It’s worth it.
- Morelli’s in Atlanta, Georgia
Whether you’re passing through Atlanta or it’s your pit stop on your way to somewhere else, Morelli’s is certainly a great destination for those who love a good gourmet ice cream. They have ever changing flavors, so there is something unique for guests to try, every time that they go. They often have vegan options, which is always a good idea for any ice cream shop to have. The service is friendly, the flavors delicious, and the atmosphere inviting. What more could you want?
- Brown Dog Ice Cream in Cape Charles, Virginia
Can you just imagine going to a place where experienced ice cream makers can make up their own flavors and eat them to make sure that they’re just perfect? If I didn’t love my job, I would sign up to be a Brown Dog Ice Cream maker right away. Whether you love unique flavor combinations like blueberry lavender or mocha Scotch chip, there is something for every type of person—there is even avocado based ice cream, so really, this is where original flavors reign supreme.
- Brickley’s Ice Cream in Narragansett, Rhode Island
If you’re up north, a great place to visit for delectable scoops would be Brickley’s Ice Cream. From the ice cream to the frozen yogurt, there is something for every type of preference. There are plenty of places to sit where you can enjoy cooling off with your loved ones on a hot day. Their ice cream has this home-made taste to it and the fresh waffle cones are “to-die-for.” If you find yourself in Narragansett on your road trip, don’t hesitate to visit this amazing ice cream shop.
As you road trip throughout the U.S. in the summer, why not do something fun? Make it a point to visit as many ice cream shops as you can. These above 5 shops are worth visiting if you’re in the area, but there are many, many more to look up and research before you set out.
Pack up your campervan rental and enjoy going to some of the best ice cream locations in the country. Whether you’re traveling on your own or with family, planning the ice cream shops that you want to visit will help to add something special to your adventure.