By Melissa Newman
What’s summer without your favorite frozen treats? When the temperatures are rising, there’s nothing better than a scoop of your favorite Italian Ice, Frozen Yogurt or Ice Cream. It’s the perfect way to take a minute to indulge, slow down, and beat the heat! Before the summer is over, make sure to stop by one of our favorite spots listed below!
Warrington Dairy Queen – Bucks Happening List Winner
Where: 1111 Easton Rd, Warrington, PA 18976
Why we love them: You scream, we scream, we all scream for ice cream at the Warrington Dairy Queen! A fantastic family-owned business and Bucks Happening List Winner 2019 for Best Ice Cream. With multiple five-star reviews from customers, this community staple is one of the best places to indulge your ice cream cravings.
Must try menu item: S’mores Blizzard Milkshake
Yardley Ice House – Bucks Happening List Finalist
Where: 77 S Main Street, Yardley, PA 19067
Why we love them: Did you know the Yardley Ice House makes all their gourmet Italian Ice from scratch? With inventive flavors like Mountain Mint, Sweet Tea, and Banana Cream Pie, you won’t see the same flavor twice and there is enough variety to satisfy even the pickiest palate. Located in historic Yardley, makes it an ideal place to visit with your family on the weekends.
Must try menu item: Pineapple Whip Gelati with Vanilla Ice Cream
JoJo’s Ice Cream – Bucks Happening List Winner
Where: 8801 New Falls Rd, Levittown, PA 19054
Why we love them: On a Saturday night, for this Bucks Happening Winner for Best Water Ice, it’s not uncommon to see a line of people wrapped around the building – their Water Ice is THAT GOOD. With a reputation for excellent customer service, this community gem is a great spot to beat the heat on a hot summer day!
Must try menu item: Black Cherry Water Ice
Nina’s Waffles and Ice Cream – Bucks Happening List Finalist
Where: 2905 S Eagle Rd, Newtown, PA (plus additional locations)
Why we love them: Handmade ice cream and Belgian waffles, what’s not to love? What started out as one small location in New Hope has now come to Newtown and Doylestown, PA. Nina’s Waffles and Ice Cream focuses on using only the freshest, pure ingredients to create their confections. And their made from scratch Belgian waffles are absolutely amazing!
Must try menu item: Apple Pie Ice Cream on a Belgian Waffle with Caramel Sauce (It's also the perfect transition to fall!)
Moo Hope Ice Cream – Bucks Happening List Finalist
Where: 22 S Main St, New Hope, PA 18938
Why we love them: Small, batches of ice cream, frozen yogurt, and Italian ice made fresh every week! Unique, seasonal flavors with vegan options as well. You can enjoy classic flavors like Mint Chocolate Chip (their most popular) or more daring options like Chocolate Rosemary. Their outdoor seating makes it the perfect place to enjoy first Friday fireworks!
Must try menu item: Lavender Coconut Ice Cream (available in vegan!)