If you have a sweet tooth for ice cream, we’ve got you covered. The grand strand has dozens of ice cream shops offering a variety of sweet concoctions. Whether you want a traditional vanilla ice cream cone or you want to try a unique flavor, there is something to satisfy all ice cream lovers on a hot summer day!
If you’re walking along the Myrtle Beach Boardwalk, Mad Myrtle’s is just the ice cream location for you! This family-friendly ice cream parlor has been stationed selling ice cream downtown for over a decade. Guests are welcome to enjoy old fashioned, hand-scooped Mayfield Ice Cream, or can also order sundaes, splits, floats, milkshakes, frappes or more.
Sweet Molly’s Creamery
This family owned and operated establishment is located at Barefoot Landing, and offers homemade ice cream made in small batches with quality ingredients like Madagascar vanilla, cocoa powder, real cinnamon, and fresh ripe bananas. Choose from 22 flavors daily at Sweet Molly’s Creamery, as well as homemade frozen yogurt, sorbet, smoothies, and Molly’s Favorite sundaes like Fudge Raspberry Flip, or Brownie Cherry Dream.
Ben and Jerry’s
Almost everyone loves Ben and Jerry’s for its creamy goodness, unique flavors, and witty flavor names. With multiple locations in the Myrtle Beach area, you and your family can get satisfy your craving for Cherry Garcia, Chunky Monkey, and Chubby Hubby. Spending the day at Broadway at the Beach? Stop in to cool off when walking gets too hot. Really feeling adventurous? Grab a large group of people to dig into the Vermonster, a 20-scoop sundae loaded with banana, hot fudge, whipped cream, and even two toppings of your choice! Like most ice cream locations, you can also choose to have your ice cream served in milkshakes, blasts, or in variety of other ways.
Bruster’s Real Ice Cream
If you’re in the Carolina Forest area, Bruster’s Real Ice Cream is just the place for homemade batches of delicious, creamy ice cream. Walk up to the window and find seating around the restaurant, or if you’re on the move, go through the drive-thru instead. Bruster’s offers traditional flavors like classic vanilla and chocolate, or unique flavors like Cinnamon Bun. Also choose from a variety of other frozen treats such as milkshakes, blasts, frozen yogurt, and even delicious ice cream cakes.
Drive north to Calabash, NC to visit Calabash Creamery, a family-owned restaurant that owns the title “the best ice cream” for its county. Try homemade gourmet flavors including Red Raspberry, S’mores, or Caramel Cheesecake. There are even seasonal flavors to try such as Egg Nog at Christmas, or Sweet Potato Souffle at Thanksgiving. Try your ice cream as a special sundae, in a milkshake, or if you feel like being unique, as a homemade sorbet.
Kirk’s 1890 Ice Cream Parlor
While this Myrtle Beach location didn’t really open in 1890, it has a great a vintage theme. Choose from around 40 different ice cream flavors at any given time, including traditional and unique flavors such as Blackberry Cheesecake, or Pineapple and Strawberry Swirl. Enjoy each delicous bite in a waffle cone or as a milkshake, in a banana split, or as a delicious sundae.
Original Painter’s Homemade Ice Cream
The Original Painter’s ice cream shop has been a North Myrtle Beach tradition since 1952. They make their creamy treats on site, and have a wide variety of unique flavors like Banana Pudding, Maple Nut, and Bubble Gum, plus good old standards like Fudge Ripple, Strawberry, and Butter Pecan. So good, you might be tempted to skip dinner and eat a banana split instead!
No matter where you are in the Myrtle Beach area, there is an ice cream shop somewhere around the corner. When you have craving for something sweet, keep these delicious spots in mind while you are visiting the Grand Strand. And if you need a place to call home during your stay, contact Vacation Rentals of North Myrtle Beach. Check out this featured property:
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