Temperatures are heating up in Southwest Ohio, making a cold and tasty treat like ice cream the perfect way to cool off. If you want to beat the heat and satisfy your sweet tooth, here are four of the best places near Liberty Township and West Chester for ice cream:
Located in front of Green Crest Golf Course, this ice cream parlor is your destination for cooling off after a day at the links. Treat your tastebuds to some good old-fashioned ice cream, whether it's in the form of a strawberry volcano sundae or a mint oreo milkshake. To kick the fun up a notch, this ice cream shop even offers the occasional themed menu, with delicious ice cream dishes based around themes such as Christmas in July and Taste of Hawaii. There's something for everyone here, even including a great beer menu!
2. Graeter's 7651 Cox Ln, West Chester 513-755-2236
This neighborhood ice cream parlor has it all, from handcrafted ice cream and decadent sundaes, cakes, and pies to irresistible baked goods and mouthwatering candy. If you want to try something different that you wouldn't find at just any ice cream shop, opt for two scoops of the homemade black raspberry chip ice cream in a pretzel cone. The enormous portions make it difficult for even the biggest of ice cream lovers to finish!
3. The Cone 6855 Tylersville Rd, West Chester 513-779-7040
Since its opening in 1995, The Cone has earned quite the recognition. The ice cream shop has been voted by AOL as the “Best Family Friendly Restaurant,” and “One of the top 10 quirkiest places to visit in the U.S.”, and by Cincinnati Magazine as "Cincinnati's best soft serve ice cream."
The first thing that will catch your eye about this place is that the building is in the shape of a giant ice cream cone, hence its name, The Cone. In an effort to deliver fun, you can find plenty of outdoor seating, a game room, and rides for the kids, while you enjoy one of the shop’s all natural flavors such as strawberry, peanut butter, orange, and pumpkin.
4. The Creamery 9437a Civic Center Blvd, West Chester 513-777-0700
There's no need to settle for any ice cream when you've got The Creamery! All of your favorite ice cream flavors are made fresh daily in addition to unique offerings such as lemonade, rum, and orange cream supreme. At The Creamery, you just pick your favorite flavor, choose a few toppings to mix in, select the cup, cone, or waffle bowl of your choice, and enjoy your cold, sweet creation!