What’s a better summer destination for fun water activities and unique tourist attractions than ‘The Waterpark Capital of the World’? Wisconsin Dells is a great place for families to cool off in the summer, with the best water parks and sumptuous frozen desserts.
The best ice cream in Wisconsin Dells will make any experience delightful and have you returning for more.
Best Ice Cream Spots in Wisconsin Dells
Here are the most awesome ice cream shops in Wisconsin Dells for your frozen dessert cravings. Whether you desire unique flavors, banana splits, sundaes in waffle bowls, or plain ol’ vanilla ice cream, you’ll find it all and more.
Huckleberry’s Ice Cream & Bakery
For some delicious ice cream, sundaes, shakes, and fresh bakery, all in one place, drop by Huckleberry’s in downtown Wisconsin Dells.
A welcoming ambiance makes it a lovely place to indulge in “Daydream & Ice Creams.” This old-fashioned ice cream shop offers a range of flavors, including Snickers, Mint Chocolate Chip, Caramel Pecan, Jolted Cow, and Peanut Butter Cookies.
Have your ice cream in their waffle cones, relish their malts and shakes, sip on lattes, coffee, or iced coffee (made with Bella Goose Coffee), or satisfy your sweet tooth with their pastries, cookies, brownies, and other bakery items.
- Huckleberry’s Ice Cream & Bakery, 212 Broadway Ave, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Besides the amazing food menu, Culver’s also serves fresh frozen custard, not just any plain custard, but one that will have your tastebuds tingling with joy.
You can take your frozen custard scoop in a cake cone, waffle cone, or root beer float. Their sundae options include Turtle Sundae and Caramel Cashew Sundae. You can also create your own dish or go for a malt or shake.
One that you simply can’t miss here is the Concrete – made with vanilla or chocolate fresh frozen custard as the base and your choice of mix-ins (Butterfinger, brownie pieces, espresso, salted caramel, wild cherries, sugar cookies, and more).
- Culver’s, 351 State Hwy 13, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Here’s a place on the main drag in downtown Wisconsin Dells for all things Mexican. Everything is made on-site and with all-natural ingredients from different types of Mexican street food to homemade Mexican popsicles.
Try Gansito here – Gansito treats are delicious Mexican snack cakes filled with strawberry compote and cream, dipped in chocolate, and topped with chocolate sprinkles. The ice cream flavor reflects all aspects of the Gansito treats beautifully.
There is nothing like a frozen dessert to soothe your tastebuds after feasting on spicy Mexican food at Wlchoacana.
- Wlchoacana, 225 Broadway Ave, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Hey Moo Ice Cream & Desserts
Among the best ice cream parlors in Wisconsin Dells, this is a place you mustn’t miss. One among the four indoor food trucks in the Grateful Shed, here you can find gourmet ice cream sandwiches, shakes, and scoops in cones and cups.
They serve a limited variety of flavors, including Vanilla, Mint Chocolate Chip, Chocolate, Strawberry, Blue Moon, and one seasonal flavor.
While they serve milkshakes, the mega milkshakes are a treat to the eyes and a feast for the tastebuds.
The Birthday Bash Mega Milkshake (strawberry milkshake topped with angel food cake, birthday cake pop, unicorn pop, and a one-minute mega sparkler) is among their specialty items.
Scoopy’s Ice Cream and Candy
After you’ve played an exciting game of miniature golf at the Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf, stop by Scoopy’s for some delicious ice cream treats.
The best part is that they offer a free scoop of vanilla ice cream or sherbet when you show them your scorecard. Try their Cedar Crest ice cream; it’s made in small batches and is fantastic.
Other delectable flavors include Zanzimint, Haley’s Comet, Salted Cashew Caramel, and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough. Make your choice of ice cream flavor into an ice cream shake, or go for some Italian ice if you’d like a dairy-free option.
Apart from handmade crafts, you can also find homemade fudge/candy, flavored popcorn, and the Chocolate Shoppe ice cream here. Don’t miss out on their caramel apples and chocolate strawberries.
- Scoopy’s Ice Cream and Candy, 2466 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
Other Places With Great Ice Cream near Wisconsin Dells
Here’s a list of some of the other best places for delicious ice cream in and around Wisconsin Dells:
- Cold Stone Creamery, 326 State Hwy 13, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
- Purple Door Ice Cream, 205 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204
- Kelley Country Creamery, W5215 Co Rd B, Fond du Lac, WI 54937
- Babcock Hall Dairy Store, 1605 Linden Dr, Madison, WI 53706
The cherry on top!
After all, Wisconsin isn’t the Dairy State for nothing; its rich history in the dairy industry has made Wisconsin’s milk, cheese, and (the most loved) ice cream, among the best in the country.
While you can always try the frozen treats at the large chains any day and any place, the ultimate ice cream experience in Wisconsin Dells is when you try the local ice cream parlours.