Are you an ice cream connoisseur? Have you ever wanted to do an ice cream tour of Lancaster County? I’ve heard of families that included visiting new ice cream parlors and creameries on their summer bucket list. What a fun idea—to visit various ice cream places in Lancaster County and try their unique homemade flavors!
I’ve been wanting to make a list of all the ice cream places in Lancaster County for this exact reason, and I finally just did it! For this list of ice cream places I tried to focus on creameries and restaurants that offer homemade ice cream or unique flavors to Lancaster County. I’ve also included a few that serve favorites like Hershey’s and Turkey Hill.
So get your map out and choose a few of these Best Ice Cream Shops in Lancaster County before the summer is over!
Northern Lancaster County
Fox Meadows Creamery (Ephrata) Serves homemade ice cream, offering incredibly unique flavors like siracha and lavendar.
Udder Choice (Ephrata) A local favorite.
Kountry Korner (Rheinholds)
Boehringer’s Drive-In (Adamstown)
The Pretzel Hut (Newmanstown)
The Brickerville House Ice Cream Shop (Brickerville)
Milk House at Oregon Dairy (Lititz) Endulge in their Whoopie Pie Sundae.
Isabella’s Ice Cream Parlor (Lititz) Hershey’s
Twin Kiss (Manheim)
The Jigger Shop (Mount Gretna)
Eastern Lancaster County
Hayloft Candles (Leola) – You have to try their pineapple ice cream—just trust me on this one!
Squire Side Cafe (New Holland) – Serves Turkey Hill ice cream.
Lickity Split (New Holland)
Lapp Valley (New Holland) – Serves very creamy homemade ice cream—many say its the best around!
Southern Lancaster County
Bird-In-Hand Creamery (Bird-In-Hand)
Uncle Leroy’s (Strasburg, Lancaster)
Strasburg Creamery (Strasburg) – Delicious homemade ice cream!
Maplehofe Dairy (Quarryville) – Also served at Central Market, this ice cream is very highly spoken of.
Son’s Ice (Quarryville)
Western Lancaster County
Udder Bliss Creamery (Elizabethtown)
GiGi’s Ice Cream Bar (Bainbridge)
Jim Mack’s (York) – Serves homemade flavors.
Scoop’s Ice Cream & Grille (Mountville) Serves Turkey Hill ice cream.
Pine View Dairy (New Danville) – Serves homemade ice cream.
Sweet Willow (York)
Son’s Ice (East Petersburg)
Ciro’s Italian Bistro (Lancaster)
King’s Creamery (Lancaster) – Hand dipped ice cream that can be accompanied by homemade PA Dutch styled pies.
Carmen & David’s Creamery (served at Penny’s on Prince Street and Chestnut Hill Cafe) – Offer flavors like Nutella, toasted coconut, cherry almond chip, burnt sugar bourbon, lemon ginger cookie and banana bread.
Splits & Giggles (Lancaster)
Maplehofe Dairy (Central Market) – Also served at Quarryville location, this ice cream is very highly spoken of.