In Ohio, there are more than enough fresh and locally made ice cream shops to choose from when it comes to satisfying your inevitable ice cream craze this summer. Make sure to check out these superb creameries on your next visit.
1. Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
Based in Columbus, with several other locations, Jeni's offers unique and non-artificial flavors with a smooth, creamy texture. Ice cream at Jeni’s is made from grass-fed cow milk and whole ingredients, as well as a whole lot of . From Wild Berry Lavender to Caramel Pecan Sticky Buns Jeni's can satisfy any ice cream craving.
2. Young's Jersey Dairy
Located in Yellow Springs, Young's has been making ice cream ever since 1981. Young's homemade ice cream is uniquely frozen which makes a smooth, creamy texture. Young's also offers activities for families and a restaurant. Before ordering, don't forget to check out the Flavor of the Week. From Cow Patty to a Buckeye Sundae, Young's offers food and fun for everyone.
3. Graeter's Ice Cream
Originally from Cincinnati, Graeters's is very popular in Ohio with multiple locations throughout the Midwest. Graeter's offers one of a kind handcrafted ice creams. Even Oprah Winfrey declared on her show in 2002, “This is the best ice cream I’ve ever tasted!” From Chunky Chunky Hippo to Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip, you can try it for yourself only at Graeter's.
4. Velvet Ice Cream
Located in Utica with other locations throughout the region, Velvet offers something for everyone, including premium ice cream, refreshing sherbet, and tasty novelties. Velvet has been making their creamy, luscious ice cream for over 100 years. From Buckeye Classic to Kentucky Praline Pecan, you won't want to skip out on Velvet ice cream.
5. Aglamesis Brothers Ice Cream
A Cincinnati tradition since 1908, any ice cream lover will love Aglamesis Brothers. Aglamesis Bros. offer smooth ice cream with delectable flavors and a charming atmosphere. Beyond the traditional ice cream flavors you would expect are several creative flavors including pineapple pecan and banana chocolate chip.