Trip Ideas

Ice Cream Parlors in Georgia

Wherever you go in Georgia, you're never far from a sweet treat.

  • Leopold's Ice Cream

    Leopold's in Savannah makes its ice cream in-house, using recipes handed down through generations.

For a sweet treat any time of year, stop in to these Georgia ice cream shops. You're sure to find a delightful new way to satisfy your sweet tooth.

  • Atlanta Metro

    You can spot the rainbow-striped umbrella of a King of Pops cart from a mile away. Located around Atlanta and at many outdoor events, a handmade King of Pops popsicle hits the spot any day.

    Morelli’s Gourmet Ice Cream in Atlanta aims to create the most unique and exotic flavors. It offers ice cream cakes and ice cream flavors such as Mexican chocolate, banana chip and cinnamon caramel almond.

    For 10 years, Jake’s Ice Cream has been selling ice cream in Atlanta’s Old Forth Ward that is as delicious as its flavor names are unique.  Flavors include Yo Daddy’s Vanilla, Chocolate Slap Yo Mama, and Kiss O’ the Leprechaun.
  • Classic South

    The Dairy Lane has been locally owned and operated in Sandersville since 1953. It serves three meals a day with menu items such as barbecue sandwiches, onion rings, Brunswick stew, potato salad, and of course, its namesake dairy treats. Stop in any time of day for a chocolate milk shake or Butterfinger blast.

    Oconee Sweet Sensations in Greensboro has something for everyone’s sweet tooth, including hand-dipped ice cream cones, soft serve, milkshakes, banana splits, malts, floats, fudge, custom cakes and more.
  • Georgia Coast

    Bill and Gayle Pollard’s search for a traditional after-dinner ice cream cone led them to open The Ice Cream Stop in Richmond Hill. Drop by for a scoop and to see the beloved “ad train,” a three-track train that chugs along the top of the store.

    If you are looking for an old-fashioned ice cream parlor, look no further than Leopold’s in Savannah. The parlor has been scooping ice cream since 1919. The new store in downtown Savannah houses the black marble soda fountain and wooden phone booth from the original store. 
  • Historic High Country

    The Sweet Spot in Dalton and Cartersville offers a twist on traditional ice cream. If frozen yogurt is your favorite dessert, The Sweet Shop offers more than 35 flavors and toppings.

    Are you having an ice cream craving? MooBears Ice Cream and Hotdogs in Ellijay is the place for you! MooBears serves hand-dipped ice cream, floats, shakes and malts, and it carries salt water taffy, bulk candy and craft soda.
  • Historic Heartland

    Creamberrys’s Ice Cream sits in the heart of the Olde Town historic district in Conyers. The ice cream shop offers 24 flavors of ice cream, sorbet and sherbet along with soft pretzels, milkshakes, popcorn and cookies.

    Do you want to be the hippest kid in Athens? A popsicle from Hip Pops will put you on the right track. Hip Pops makes handmade popsicles with fresh ingredients and sells them out of its trademark cooler carts or out of its store in the Chase Street Warehouse. Enter through the door marked “Mercury.”

    If you are looking for homemade ice cream and fudge, stop into Scoops. Scoops offers a rotation of favorites as well as holiday flavors, yogurts and sorbets in its Madison and Covington locations.

    Are you feeling peachy keen, jelly bean? Lane Southern Orchards in Fort Valley makes peach ice cream from its homegrown Georgia peaches.
  • Magnolia Midlands

    Brian’s Oak Tree Express scoops out homemade ice cream right off of I-16 in Metter.

    Science meets ice cream at Frozen N2 Time in Dublin. The shop specializes in nitrogen-infused, made-to-order ice cream and frozen yogurt.
  • Northeast Georgia Mountains

    Mountain Fresh Creamery in Clermont sells ice cream treats straight from the farm. Stop by the silo for the freshest ice cream, shakes, butter, chocolate milk and buttermilk around. 

    For a unique combination of ice cream and food, visit La Mejor De Michoacan in Gainesville for ice cream, popsicles, hot dogs and nachos.

  • Plantation Trace

    In Valdosta, drop by The Scoop for a dish of delicious ice cream before you cross the Georgia-Florida line.

    Ice & Creamy in Thomasville serves ice cream delights such as cones, banana splits, ice cream cookie sandwiches and milkshakes. The shop also serves healthy smoothies and coffee.

  • Presidential Pathways

    With 16 flavors and more than 50 toppings, Freeze Frame Yogurt in Columbus is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. 

    Richelle’s Cakes, Confections and Ice Cream is located in the historic Windsor Hotel in Americus. It is the go-to place for ice cream pie as well as custom cakes and hand-dipped ice cream. 

    When you’re in Plains, you absolutely can’t miss the peanut butter ice cream made at Plain Peanuts. Sprinkle some fried peanuts on top, and then shop for souvenirs and locally made peanut brittle, fudge, jam in this local landmark.

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