Calling all ICE CREAM LOVERS!!!
Prepare to enter a whole new zone of taste and satisfaction. Just watch and observe when you arrive on location…the local ice cream shops featured on realLancasterCounty.com bring people together for a life enriching experience. Discover why Lancaster County and PA Dutch country is famous for its creamy rich ice cream…spend your summer pretending to be a judge at a local farm show, on the hunt to find your grand prize winner!
209 East Main Street
New Holland, PA 17557
(717) 354-4YUM (4986)
Lickity Split Ice Cream & Sandwich Shop (located in the Old Kauffman’s Hardware building) has great tasting food that is served in a fun atmosphere with relaxing ambiance. We offer delicious soups made on the premises, a variety of sandwiches (we even roast our own turkey!), and a plethora of decadent desserts! Call for take out! Come and visit us soon!
Splits & Giggles
500 West Lemon Street
Corner of West Lemon & North Mary Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
On the corner of West Lemon and North Mary Streets, you will find a dream that became a reality…and then some! Splits & Giggles opened its doors in the summer of 2010 with the dream of bringing back the old time corner ice cream parlor. After a busy start, they decided to open year round, and in the fall added delicious paninis, homemade soups, fresh salads, and more, to their creative menu–proving you really can do a lot with a little space!
Pine View Dairy
2225 New Danville Pike
Lancaster, PA 17603
For those who appreciate farm fresh and down home delicious, Pine View Dairy becomes a routine destination that is always worth the drive, just 3 miles south of Lancaster City on New Danville Pike. Since 1971, Pine View has been famous for their milk sold in bags and delectable selections of homemade ice cream and frozen yogurt, plus a wide variety of grocery supplies and local specialty foods. Discover why Pine View is a favorite of locals and a much enjoyed find for PA Dutch country visitors.
Ciro’s Italian Bistro
605 Richmond Square, Suite PV103
Lancaster, PA 17601
If you are a discerning connoisseur, your quest for the best artisan gelato won’t be complete until you stop by Ciro’s Italian Bistro. Prepared fresh and authentic, you will know the joy of experiencing the unique taste of artisan gelato that you would expect if you stopped by an authentic bistro in the “Old World.” And there’s more, right behind the gelato counter is an ever-busy espresso machine, dispensing rich and savory coffee drinks. The wide variety of available selections and tasting sensations keep people returning to Ciro’s for more…whether you stop by for a meal first or come just for their gelato, coffee, or other homemade desserts, you will never leave disappointed.
Lapp Valley Farm
244 Mentzer Road
New Holland, PA 17557
For those who discover their fresh goodness and delicious tastes, Lapp Valley Farm quickly becomes a favorite destination for hormone-free milk and homemade ice cream. The Dairy Store is a perfect location for a reasonably priced family outing with meticulously manicured grounds that play host to friendly peacocks, bull dogs, and friendly cats. Guests to the farm can view the Jersey cows being milked and pet the calves that are bottle-fed. Every Friday, visitors to Green Dragon Farm Market can stop by the Lapp Valley shop and stands. During the summer months, guests can visit Lapp Valley ice cream at Kitchen Kettle.
HayLoft Candles…Ice Cream & Petting Zoo
99 South Groffdale Road
Leola, PA 17540
HayLoft Candles is an enjoyable destination for the entire family. The showroom floor and loft contains 4,000 square feet of attractively arranged displays…featuring candles in every available type, style, size, and color. Stop by their Ice Cream Counter which features some of the creamiest homemade ice cream in Lancaster County. Step outside and enjoy HayLoft’s Petting Zoo, which hosts a variety of friendly farm animals and several exotic animals. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy spending time in the gazebo by the pond.