Ice cream is one of the few foods with the power to make even the most stressful family vacations a little sweeter. Lancaster County is full of unique places to get delicious, creamy frozen concoctions.
A local landmark, this seasonal eatery scoops up its own homemade ice cream.
3160 N Reading Rd, Adamstown, PA 19501
Freeze & Frizz
In addition to the sweet treats, this restaurant offers a trip into the past with its all-American menu of hamburgers and French fries.
45 N Broad St, Lititz, PA 17543
Greco’s Italian Ices and Homemade Ice Cream
This restaurant features 80 flavors of homemade ice cream with 40 to choose from daily.
49 N Broad St, Lititz, PA 17543
Lapp Valley Farm Dairy & Ice Cream
Guests can take a tour of the dairy to see how their treats are made before indulging in some fresh treats.
244 Mentzer Rd, New Holland, PA 17557
Lickity Split Restaurant
Patrons can choose from two pages of desserts full of frozen treats. With Leiby’s hand dipped premium ice cream, there is something for everyone.
209 E Main St, New Holland, PA 17557
Maplehofe Dairy Farm Store
Famous for hormone-free milk in exchangeable glass bottles, Maplehofe also sells a selection of hand-scooped ice cream.
799 Robert Fulton Hwy, Quarryville, PA 17566
Pine View Dairy
Known for their homemade ice cream and fresh milk served in bags, the dairy is part of a working farm.
2225 New Danville Pike, Lancaster, PA 17603
Son’s Ice Cream & Italian Ice
This local restaurant has two locations where patrons can take a seat outside and enjoy its soft serve ice cream.
319 W State St, Quarryville, PA 17566; also 1991 Miller Road, East Petersburg, PA 17520
Splits & Giggles Ice Cream
The owners of this downtown Lancaster restaurant, which recently reopened, conjure up memories of the old time corner ice cream parlor.
500 W Lemon St, Lancaster, PA 17603
Strasburg Country Store & Creamery
The Strasburg Creamery makes its own ice cream and waffle cones onsite, and rotate more than 140 unique flavor creations throughout the year.
1 W Main St, Strasburg, PA 17579