The weather is heating up, so we’re taking you on a sweet journey through Shenandoah County, where you’ll find scoops of joy (and ice cream …but it’s practically the same thing) amidst the scenic beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains. From quaint, small-town parlors to roadside stands, the area offers a delectable array of frozen delights. Here’s a list of the sweetest spots in one fell scoop:

Coffee & Cream
5968 Main Street, Suite A, Mount Jackson
    This shop blends the best of both worlds, offering both coffee and Garber’s ice cream. The town favorite? Grape Nut!

Edinburg Mini Golf and Ice Cream
101 Jillian Court, Edinburg
Mini golf, soft serve and a food truck serving up burgers, sandwiches and fried goodness. What more could you want?

Katie’s Custard 
870 S. Main Street, Woodstock
Serving soft serve ice cream, milkshakes, sundaes and banana splits, Katie’s is the place to go when you’re looking for a classic cold treat. 

Ice Cream Depot 
363 E. King Street, Strasburg
This roadside stand offers soft-serve ice cream, banana splits, sundaes and cones. Their specialty sundaes aren’t for the faint of heart …or the non-sweet tooth. We recommend the Train Wreck, which comes with swirl ice cream, hot fudge, caramel, peanut butter and whipped cream.

Pack’s Frozen Custard 
211 E. Lee Highway, New Market
This local ice cream stand claims to serve “the best soft serve around” … and who are we to argue? Their signature Pack Attacks are a must-try. Keep an eye on their social to keep up-to-date on special limited flavors.

Smiley’s Kustard and Family Fun 
1562 Orkney Grade, Bayse 
Mini golf, gemstone mining, Turkey Hill ice cream and other tasty treats await visitors at this stop near Bryce Resort. 

Sugar Creek Snowy & Sweet 
150 S. Main Street, Woodstock
    Offering easy access to tasty ice cream via pickup window, Sugar Creek lets ice cream lovers select from an array of flavors and options, like milkshakes, floats, sundaes and snow cones. Play it safe and go for the classic chocolate or vanilla, or be more adventurous with key lime cheesecake, maple walnut and more. The secret to Sugar Creek’s sweet success? Mennonite-made ice cream brought in from Pennsylvania.

 

Whether you're craving a classic cone or a gourmet sundae, our local ice cream scene is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth and leave you with memories to savor long after the last lick. It’s time to grab a spoon and embark on an ice cream adventure. Note: An ice cream headache is a small price to pay for sampling all the options here in Shenandoah County.