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Savor Every Scoop: Explore the Lake George Ice Cream Trail

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Are you prepared for an unforgettable journey around Lake George inspired by summer's favorite indulgence? Treat yourself to the widest array of ice cream flavors, frozen yogurt, sundaes, and more along the Lake George Ice Cream Trail!

Note: Flavors are subject to change, and many Lake George ice cream shops are seasonal. Always check online to confirm individual hours of operation.

Stop 1: Martha's Dandee Creme

two soft serve ice cream dishes next to each other

1133 Route 9, Queensbury, NY 12804

Our first stop can be found directly across from The Great Escape. As seen on the Today Show for Top 10 Ice Cream Parlors in US, Martha's has been an ice cream landmark for visitors near and far for 70 years!

They offer generous servings of fresh ice cream and Dandee Cremewiches, which are premium ice cream sandwiches.

Stop 2: Adirondack Winery

adirondack winery ice cream

395 Big Bay Road, Queensbury, NY 12804

For the second stop on our list, this is for those 21 or older! Adirondack Winery in Queensbury is offering Wine Ice Cream and Ice Cream Floats. These include wine flavors such as Lemon Sparkling, Chocolate Cabernet, and Red Raspberry Chardonnay. 

Their ice cream floats are made possible from their incredible sparkling wines. According to the Adirondack Winery, "they may just be the best thing we've ever tasted." Give it a try to see for yourself!

Stop 3: Lumberjack Pass Mini Golf

girl with ice cream cone

1511 Route 9, Lake George, NY 12845

Welcome to your first taste of competition on this ice cream trail. With every game of miniature golf, players receive a free soft serve ice cream - it just doesn't get better than that! Their ice cream shop features delicious flavors, signature sundaes, shakes, floats, ice cream sodas, and more.

Stop 4: Bon's Ice Cream

chocolate ice cream in a dish

530 Lake Avenue, Lake Luzerne, NY 12846

Fuel your inner competitive side in Lake Luzerne with some miniature golf topped off with your choice of ice cream. They have a great selection of soft serve flavors, hard ice cream flavors, flurries, floats, ice cream sodas, ice cream cakes, shakes, sundaes, and non-dairy and yogurt options.

Providing fun for the community and dishing out ice cream since 1994, Bon's is a staple hotspot in this Adirondack neighborhood.

Stop 5: Nina's Sweet Shoppe

different ice cream cones in a window

179 Canada Street, Lake George, NY 12845

Our next stop provides a little change of scenery as we step indoors to enjoy summer's favorite treat. Located in the heart of Lake George Village, Nina's Sweet Shoppe is a fun place for kids and large groups.

Taste test some of the most unique desserts in the area as you step into this unique one-of-a-kind candy shoppe. They're typically open through Columbus Day - try their seasonal pumpkin ice cream in the fall!

Stop 6: The Pink Roof

collage of Pink Roof Ice Cream stand and ice cream

58 Beach Road, Lake George, NY 12845

The Pink Roof, in the Village of Lake George, is perfectly located to grab a cone after a day at the lake, or a long day chasing ice cream stands! Just look for the pink roof to feed your cravings.

They offer soft ice cream, hard ice cream, milkshakes, slushies, sundaes, and Italian ices.

Stop 7: Adirondack Ice Cream

216 Canada St, Lake George, NY 12845

There are many flavors of ice cream to choose from at Adirondack Ice Cream in Lake George. Some of their delicious options include toasted coconut, rocky mountain raspberry, and even cannoli.

Best of all, Adirondack Ice Cream's treats are made using their own old-fashioned recipe of cream, milk, sugar, and eggs.

Stop 8: Scoops Soda Fountain

327 Canada St #1121, Lake George, NY 12845

Scoops Soda Fountain will make you relive your childhood as you enjoy this nostalgic ice cream shop. When you are finished with dinner in the village, this is a place that you should always stop by.

One Google Reviewer says: "Huge amount of ice cream for the price." This is the place to be to satisfy your sweet tooth!

Stop 9: The Candy Apple

person holding an ice cream with dot sprinkles

12 Beach Road, Lake George, NY 12845

Offering some of the best candy and ice cream in the Village of Lake George is The Candy Apple. Try out some of their different ice cream flavors that they have in the shop. If you aren't feeling ice cream, they do have incredible candy apples too!

A Google Reviewer said: "Got a caramel apple with nuts and a strawberry soft serve (seasonal), both were very good, cute little candy and dessert store." With such a tasty place located in Lake George, any visitor should stop here.

Stop 10: Frosty Creations

frozen yogurt

10 Beach Rd, Lake George, NY 12845

If you are searching for ice cream and other sweet treats, you will love it here. Frosty Creations is located near Fort William Henry's Historic Fortress. Not only do they offer hard and soft ice cream, but they have self serve frozen yogurt too.

Stop 11: A&W Restaurant

a&w lake george

2208 US-9, Lake George, NY 12845

An absolute blast from the past! A&W has a few nostalgic locations in the Adirondacks, including Lake George. Head over there for some classic ice cream, or if you're in the mood...get what they are known for. The A&W Root Beer Float! With a stop like A&W, you won't be disappointed.

Stop 12: Cate's Creamery

cates creamery
Photo Courtesy of Cate's Creamery

4950 State Hwy 9N, Bolton Landing, NY 12814

Nestled in the heart of Bolton Landing is Cate's Creamery, a delightful spot to indulge in ice cream on a sunny day. With fast service and great choices for different flavors, this may be your favorite stop in Bolton.

One Google Reviewer put it this way, "Cate's creamery > Ben & Jerry's." Although, we will let you decide how much you love this local ice cream stop!

Stop 13: The Wind-Chill Factory

ticonderoga wind chill factory

794 Route 9N, Ticonderoga, NY 12883

Take a drive to the north end of Lake George and visit Ticonderoga's Wind-Chill Factory, a popular sweet treat stop for summer visitors. Their superb soft serve ice cream comes in generous portions and in a wide variety of flavors.

Stop 14: Huletts Landing Ice Cream & Casino Bar

4009 Eichler Way, Huletts Landing, NY 12841

Located in Huletts Landing is a fantastic ice cream spot that you should check out! On warmer evenings, you will see many people enjoying their casino bar & ice cream parlor. Receiving 4.8/5 stars on Google, this is definitely a place to take note of when you are in town!

Stop 15: Sweet Genevieve's

sweet genevieves

49 Poultry Street, Whitehall, NY 12887

In Whitehall, just a short drive from Lake George, lies Sweet Genevieve's—an irresistible spot for ice cream lovers. Beyond their mouthwatering ice cream selection, they also offer an array of Alaskan shaved ice with over ten flavors to choose from.

Treat yourself to their unique ice cream flavors like Blue Goo, Birthday Cake, Pistachio Nut, and many more! Come by for a frozen treat and take in views of the Champlain Canal.

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