There's no more classic way to savor a warm summer day than with a cold ice cream cone! Poconos ice cream shops offer all your favorites: dozens of flavors, sundaes, milkshakes, floats and more. Plan a family outing to a local waterpark, family fun center or one of the area's beautiful national, state and local parks as the prelude to your scoop. Get a taste of ice cream in the Poconos at the eight delectable icy sweet treat stops below.
Llama Ice Cream
Looking for ice cream served with churros on the side? How about unique, tropical flavors like passion fruit, lucuma and tamarind? Llama Ice Cream has been serving up artisanal ice cream made in small batches since 2017. Located along River Road in East Stroudsburg, it's an ideal stop after a day of sun in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area.
Gresham’s Ice Cream Shoppe
Just across the road from Lake Wallenpaupack, Gresham’s Ice Cream Shoppe is a great place to refuel after a day on the water. The family-owned eatery scoops out Hershey’s hard and soft ice cream and delicious Dole soft serve with a plentiful assortment toppings.
If you're enjoying a day out on the D&L Trail, Chantilly Goods in Weissport not far from Jim Thorpe is the ideal spot to stop for some refreshments. This vintage soda fountain serves up 30 different soda syrups as well as dozens of ice cream flavors from fourth-generation Manning Farm Dairy. Grab a scoop, sundae, shake, float or a classic egg cream!
Costa’s Family Fun Park
Classic summer fun awaits at Costa’s Familyy Fun Park. This outdoor adventure center includes a go-kart track, miniature golf course, laser tag park, driving range and children’s play area plus batting cages, bumper boats and waterslides. The snack bar menu features shakes, floats, soft-serve, hand-dipped Hershey’s ice cream and even a decadent funnel cake sundae.
It's no surprise that “The World’s Largest General Store,” Country Junction in Lehighton, has its own ice cream parlor inside! Enjoy hard and soft ice creams, shakes and specialty desserts. Beyond the tasty treats and endless shopping, the whole family will find hours of entertainment in the petting zoo, pet shop, Nerf arena, wildlife exhibits, activities and seasonal events.
You’re sure to work up an appetite at Bushkill Falls! “The Niagara of Pennsylvania” is a network of hiking trails linking eight scenic waterfalls. The property features gemstone mining, a maze and other fun things to do. The concession stand serves up sundaes and hand-dipped Hershey’s ice cream.
Ice cream is just the beginning! To really refuel after a day of Pocono adventure, browse our delicious local dining destinations. Find things to do and fun for families for a summer to remember in the Poconos.