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These 9 Ice Cream Shops In Indiana Will Make Your Sweet Tooth Go CRAZY

Do you have a sweet tooth? Even if you don’t one of the best ways to keep cool this summer is to enjoy a nice ice cream treat. Fortunately, there are a lot of great places to get ice cream in Indiana. Here are nine you should really check out.

1. The Chocolate Moose

There is a Chocolate Moose in both Bloomington, Indiana and Farmland, Indiana. The shop in Bloomington has been in business since 1933. The Chocolate Moose is known for serving high quality homemade ice cream.

2. Gayety’s Chocolate & Ice Cream

You can find this mouthwatering ice cream and chocolate shop in Schereville. The name of the shop literally translates to mean “happiness” because that is what the owners want you to feel as you sink your teeth into their ice cream.

3. The Chief

The physical address of this ice cream shop is 502 W Lincoln Avenue in Goshen, Indiana. This local favorite has recently celebrated their 50th birthday. They have 14 different flavors made in their very own shop for you to enjoy.

4. Valpo Velvet

This cool little shop (pun intended) is located at 55-57 W. Monroe Street in Valparaiso. Individuals who have had ice cream at Valpo Velvet agree there isn’t a richer and more old fashioned ice cream parlor in the state of Indiana. They have anywhere from 60 to 70 different flavors for you to try.

5. Rocket Science Ice Cream

You can find Rocket Science Ice Cream at 401 East Market Street in Nappanee, Indiana. This places is known for putting a unique spin on a traditional ice cream dish. Triple Berry, Peaches and Cream, and the Coffee Toffee are three of their customer’s favorite flavors.

6. DeBrand Fine Chocolates

DeBrand Fine Chocolates is known as one of the more elite chocolatiers in the United States. The chocolate ice cream you can get at this place is to die for! You can find this amazing chocolate store in Fort Wayne.

7. Frazier’s Dairy Maid

You can find this ice cream shop at 3311 Main Street in Anderson, Indiana. This is one spot in Anderson that the locals cannot stop bragging about. More than 60 years old, this is the place to get ice cream if you are anywhere near Anderson.

8. Ice Cream Paradise

With a name like Ice Cream Paradise, it should not be too surprising that this shop made the list. You can find this ice cream parlor in Lebanon, Indiana. Their hand-dipped and homemade ice cream scoops are enough to satisfy any sweet tooth.

9. Jimmie’s Dairy Bar

You can find this dairy bar in Pendleton, Indiana. It is commonly referred to as that “one ice cream bar on the highway with delicious ice cream”. If you want a perfect ice cream treat, this is a great place to go.

Ever been to any of these places? Maybe you have a favorite not on this list? Keep in mind, I’m just one person who can’t get all over the state. This is just a list of some great options in Indiana, but it definitely isn’t all of them. Tell me about any I missed in the comments below!

Trisha Faulkner
Trisha Faulkner is a stay-at-home and work-at-home Hoosier momma. She is a huge advocate of Autism awareness, and loves her beautiful boy more than life itself. She is a native Indiana writer who types her best pieces for Only In Your State between 2-4AM when her toddler finally falls over asleep.