July 21st is National Ice Cream Day and in celebration of this super sweet holiday (and every other day when it’s National Ice Cream Day in our hearts), we’ve scoured every corner of the Catskills to present you with some of our favorite places to grab a cone. While visiting some of the best small towns in the Catskills
, make sure to satisfy your summer cravings at one of these ice cream shops!
Where to Get Ice Cream in the Catskills
Frozen Caboose in Highland lives by the motto “life is short – eat dessert first!” Enjoy hard and soft flavors from Perry’s and Jane’s, which is homemade in the Hudson Valley. Choose from flavors such as Banana Cream Pie and Cannoli, or Pistachio and Salty Caramel Pretzel. Flavors vary by week – so stop back often!
Nancy’s of Woodstock Artisanal Creamery
Nancy’s of Woodstock Artisanal Creamery in Woodstock offers “old fashioned favorites with a twist.” Traditional and seasonal flavors are on offer year-round, including sorbet and vegan treats. Enjoy classic ice cream shop treats like sundaes and milkshakes made with unique combinations. Carrot Cake Sundae or Peanut Butter Krispie Ice Cream Sandwich, anyone?
Mickeys Igloo in Saugerties and Kingston specializes in soft-serve ice cream. Try yummy combinations such as caramel ice cream twisted with vanilla custard. Mickeys’ ups the ante with fresh donuts to add an extra treat to the day’s indulgence.
Alleyway Ice Cream
Alleyway Ice Cream in Saugerties features handmade in the Catskills confections. The menu rotates daily with at least six freshly made flavors of hard ice cream that include unique and traditional combinations. Enjoy a dish of Goat Cheese Cherry or Sweet Potato Ice Cream with Maple Glazed Walnuts. Alleyway also offers one vegan ice cream flavor daily that is made with house-made cashew milk. Check in to find out whether Earl Grey, Black Sesame or Cold Brew with Magic Donut Dust is on the menu!
Bun N’ Cone
Bun N’ Cone in Margaretville is a family-oriented restaurant that hits all the right notes for kids and adults. Stop in for an indulgent meal and order from a menu featuring burgers and fries, wraps, pasta, pizza, and the all-important ice cream cone.
Goatie Whites in Fleischmanns is a hometown pizzeria and ice cream parlor that is family owned and operated. Grab a hot fudge or caramel sundae and celebrate National Ice Cream Day!
Mac-A-Doodles Ice Cream
Mac-A-Doodles Ice Cream in Stamford offers a pages-long ice cream treat menu, including over 25 Flurries combinations such as Samoa Delight with caramel, fudge, coconut and cookie pieces. Try a Twisted Burst of Mocha Cappuccino and Cheesecake, or go with an old-fashioned milkshake.
Cone-E Island in Catskill is a soft-serve custard and homemade ice cream mecca. Try the frozen yogurt or ask for a special treat and they’ll do their best to make a one-of-a-kind flavor combination!
2 Twisted Ladies Ice Cream
2 Twisted Ladies Ice Cream in Greenville is a fun place to grab a cone or treat any time. Their full menu includes Perry’s Ice Cream and enough toppings to make any combination to order.
Sweet Side Ice Cream
Sweet Side Ice Cream in Coxsackie is the place to go for flavored soft serve, helmet sundaes, and dipped frozen bananas. Grab a cone of papaya soft serve, or a dish of coffee frozen custard in three sizes: regular, large and colossal!
Sprinkles Sweet & Simple
Sprinkles Sweet & Simple in Jeffersonville offers an array of Gelato flavors, from peanut butter to pistachio, as well as three flavors of Sorbetto and a variety of toppings to customize any treat.
Ollie Grey’s in Callicoon provides ice cream, frozen yogurt, and more. Enjoy an egg cream, float, or banana split!
Wherever you go to get your National Ice Cream Day fix in the Catskills, you’ll discover unique flavors, delicious treats, and so much more!