Top Five: Best Ice Cream Places in the US


Time to put the sweaters away, scowl the internet for the perfect bikini, and enjoy all that spring has to offer!

The best part of kissing the winter months goodbye is getting to welcome warmer weather with a cup (or cone) of ice cream in hand. We’ve been traveling and can honestly say that we’ve found the best ice cream spots in the country!

  1. Jeni’s Ice Cream in Atlanta, GA: Whether you’re looking for Frose’ Sorbet or Salted Honey Pie Ice Cream, Jeni’s has everything you never knew you wanted. Located in Atlanta’s Krog Street Market, Jeni’s will catch your eye with their delicious concoctions as well as their notorious long line (it moves pretty fast), you’ll be wanting to try every flavor they have to offer.

  2. Amy’s Ice Cream in Austin, TX: Amy’s has been a go to stop of mine for years as it’s located in the heart of Austin near The University of Texas’ campus. With sweet treats named after stars like Sandra Bullock, tons of specialty flavors and baked goods made in house, you cannot afford to not make Amy’s Ice Cream a priority during your next trip to Austin.

  3. Carmela Ice Cream Company in Los Angles, CA: Handmade in Pasadena with local dairy, Carmela’s Ice Cream is sure to make and spring day, that much better. With flavors like salted caramel, lavender honey and candied pecan just to name a few, you’re sure to love Carmela’s.

  4. Hammond’s Gourmet Ice Cream in San Diego, CA: Have you ever heard of Hawaiian ice cream made of 18% butterfat, yes you read that correctly. Hammond’s has some of the creamiest, richest ice cream you’ll ever taste. With dozens of flavors and three locations and none of them will disappoint.

  5. Azucar Ice Cream Company in Miami, FL: If you’ve ever been to Miami, you know how important the Cuban culture is so beautiful and vibrant as it fills the city and upon entering Azucar’s, it all hits you at once in the best way possible. A family owned business in the heart of Little Havana, Azucar is home to flavors like Montecado (Cuban Vanilla), Balsamic Strawberry, and coconut flan. Voted as Miami’s best ice cream many years in a row, how could you not pop in for a visit?

Enjoy all that this spring and summer have to offer, especially when it comes to traveling in the name of ice cream!