These 7 Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Parlors In Illinois Will Make You Feel Nostalgic

Illinoisans just can’t let go of the past. Because so many people enjoy experiencing the “good ol’ days,” there are still several old-fashioned ice cream parlors around the state that will make your summer great. These seven vintage shops will charm you right into the 1950s with retro decor and delicious frozen dairy treats.

When you’re in the mood for a classic dessert that will make you feel like a kid again, stop into one of these nostalgic places. Check them out:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

For more great summer treats, check out this trail of ice cream shops in Illinois that is everything you’ve ever dreamed of and more.

If you know of any other old-fashioned ice cream parlors in the state, we’d love to hear about them. Share your favorite shops below in the comments.