Did you know it’s National Ice Cream Month? You heard correctly, there is now a holiday that celebrates ice cream for 31 days and we’re not complaining about it. We recently brought you the All Time Ultimate Road Trip Guide to RVing Route 66, so we thought we’d bring you fourteen of the most delicious, innovative and quirky dessert places from Illinois to Southern California. Check out America’s favorite ice cream parlors, shops and stores below.
Rich & Creamy
Address: 920 N Broadway St | Joliet, IL 60435
Known For: Affordable prices and out of this world upside down banana sundaes.
Route 66 Creamery
Address: 11 South Old Route 66 | Hamel, IL 62046
Known For: Friendly service, hot fudge, and caramel sundaes.
Taylors Dairy Joy
Address: 1205 E Route 66 | Lebanon, MO 65536
Known For: Small town ice cream with small town prices and the most delicious banana splits.
Papaw’s Kookies and Kream Ice Cream Parlor
Address: 101 East West Old Route 66 | Strafford, MO 65757
Known For: Handmade “flavored-super dipped’ waffle cones, ice cream cakes, and non-dairy frozen ice.
TJ’s Homemade Ice Cream
Address: 500 N OK-18 | Chandler, OK 74834
Known For: Brownie turtle, plus-sized banana splits, and relaxing atmosphere.
Roxy’s Ice Cream Social
Address: 1380 W Covell Road | Edmond, OK 73003
Known For: 50’s style ice cream parlor set up to take you into the past, cane sugar sodas, classic ice cream floats (including dreamsicle and root beer) and cookie sandwiches.
Braum’s Ice Cream & Burger Restaurant
Address: 1700 S Western St | Amarillo, TX 79106
Known For: This longtime Oklahoma chain made their way south and prides themselves on their malts, mixes, sherbet freeze, and soft frozen yogurt.
Address: 9180 Town Square Blvd #1071 | Amarillo, TX 79119
Known For: Coffee and donut ice cream as well as killer service even though they’re always busy.
I Scream Ice Cream
Address: 2000 Carlisle Blvd NE | Albuquerque, NM 87110
Known For: Tons of options for handcrafted specially made ice cream at a fantastic price. This joint is family-owned and operated and every patron leaves feeling like a kid again.
Rude Boy Cookies
Address: 115 Harvard Dr SE #7 | Albuquerque, NM 87106
Known For: Coined “The Best Cookie Shop in New Mexico,” Rude Boy Cookies is a gem that serves amazing cookies, deconstructed ice cream sandwiches, as well as gluten-free options.
Address: 4005 N Scottsdale Road | Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Known For: Cherry ice cream floats, mouthwatering brownies, and shakes that have been served at Sugar Bowl since 1958.
Address: 309 West Route 66 | Williams, AZ 86046
Known For: Fudge-topped everything, homemade marshmallows, and candied toppings made fresh!
Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream & Yogurt
Address: 28121 Crown Valley Pkwy | Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Known For: Fresh and ample options for every category of dessert from floats to ice cream and flavor types.
Salt & Straw
Address: 1357 Abbot Kinney Blvd | Venice, CA 90291
Known For: Farm-to-cone ingredients paired with deliciously innovative flavors.
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