Top Places For Ice Cream In North Georgia Mountains

Raise your hand if you like ice cream. Thought so. Ice cream is definitely a favorite treat on a summer day—or any day for that matter! Next time you’re traveling in our area and get a craving, here are the places to head for a creamy, dreamy dip.Ice Cream Cones-Chocolate DT40053332

Start with Homemade Ice Cream, a downtown Helen, Georgia, shop whose name says it all. Not only do they make all their own super delicious ice cream, they make it in more than 37 flavors. Choose from standards, as well as yummy options such as red velvet cake, caramel apple, and one of the best coconut ice creams ever. And every day or so, they make a new one—a great excuse to visit the shop often! You can savor your flavors in cones, cups, milkshakes, sundaes, even fried ice cream. Yum!
Homemade Ice Cream
8635 North Main Street

If you not only want to enjoy ice cream, but get to the heart of how it’s made, pay a visit to Mountain Fresh Creamery in Clermont, Georgia. They pride themselves in giving their cows a great quality of life, and in turn, the cows deliver quality fresh milk. From this, they make premium ice cream, all pure with no hormones or antibiotics. Take one of the tours of the family dairy farm and creamery and you’ll get to sample a scoop of their vanilla or chocolate ice cream too. Be sure to call ahead, reservations are required 24 hours in advance. The company also bottles milk, buttermilk and cream, and makes butter.
Mountain Fresh Creamery
6615 Cleveland Highway, Clermont, GA
Creamery hours: Monday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.; Sunday, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Farm tours: Monday – Saturday, 9:00 a.m., 10:00a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Reservations are required.

If you think ice cream is a great reward for playing a round of miniature golf, you’ll like Alpine Ice Cream Shoppe. It’s located right next to the Alpine Mini Golf Course and if you play a round of golf, you get a discount for ice cream. Now that’s a sweet deal.
Alpine Ice Cream Shoppe
7914 South Main Street, Helen, GA
Open daily March – November, 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.; open weekends, December – February, weather permitting

For all of you with a sweet tooth, remember, Lucille’s offers its guests a homemade dessert nightly. Sweet dreams indeed!