It doesn’t matter how old you are: there’s something undeniably magical about visiting a frozen yogurt bar. Filling your cup with creamy goodness, covering your creation in every topping imaginable, and digging in… what’s not to love? Here are ten delectable fro-yo shops in Michigan that will satisfy your sweet tooth.
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:
1. Toppings Frozen Yogurt (321 N Michigan Ave, Big Rapids)
Colorful decor, sugary delights, and an awesome atmosphere: what’s not to love? Stop in at Toppings in Big Rapids when you’re ready to indulge your deepest sugar cravings. This family-friendly spot will keep you smiling, and you might just have to drop in for a second helping!
2. Peachwave (6 W 8th St, Holland)
This West Michigan gem has multiple locations, but we recommend checking out the shop in downtown Holland. With cozy seating, all sorts of toppings, and a constantly changing array of delicious flavors, there’s no excuse not to stop in at Peachwave when you’re craving a sweet treat.
3. SugarKissed (127 E Front St, Traverse City)
You’ll feel like a kid again when you set foot inside this charming shop in downtown Traverse City, which prides itself on being locally owned and operated. The best part? Frozen yogurt is just one of the treats you’ll find at SugarKissed — be sure to try one of their delectable baked goods or stop by the hot chocolate bar when weather gets chilly.
4. Blend Frozen Yogurt Bar (1842 Demille Rd, Lapeer)
Ready to relax? Head to Blend in Lapeer and sip on a smoothie, dig into a cup of frozen yogurt, or both! There’s something perfectly sweet about this lovely shop, which offers coffee, tea, and other drinks in addition to tasty fro-yo. With 14 flavors, countless toppings, and great service, you'll certainly count Blend among your favorites.
5. Gallagher’s (218 W Main St, Owosso)
This family-owned frozen yogurt shop is the perfect place to cool off on a hot summer afternoon — but don’t let that stop you from dropping in during colder months! With 40 toppings to choose from and some of the friendliest service imaginable, it’s tough not to have a great experience at Gallagher’s.
6. Spoonlickers (multiple locations)
With multiple locations throughout the Grand Rapids area, there’s no shortage of opportunities to get your sugar fix at Spoonlickers. This chain is a local favorite, and it’s easy to understand why: is there really anything better than crafting your own sweet, creamy masterpiece?
7. JJ Frozen Yogurt (13070 Old U.S. 27 #2, Dewitt)
Grab your laptop and settle in to do some work at this amazing frozen yogurt shop, which offers wifi access in addition to a selection of nearly 70 fro-yo toppings — talk about sweet. If you’re a fan of bubble tea, this is the place to be: JJ also offers a tasty array of flavors for those who adore this unique beverage.
8. Yoop-phoria (156 W Washington St, Marquette)
This Marquette sweet shop provides visitors with exceptionally tasty frozen yogurt options, complete with active cultures and probiotics that give each bite an extra little dose of nutrition. Top your creation with fruit to up the health factor, or go full-sugar with any sort of candy imaginable.
9. Krave Frozen Yogurt & Candy Shoppe (103 E Ludington Ave, Ludington)
It’s nearly impossible to track down a Michigander who doesn’t love frozen yogurt, and Krave is one of the state’s best spots to indulge. Featuring 12 unique flavors of fro-yo and a vast array of toppings, this is the perfect place to design your dream dessert. New flavors are added regularly, and the service is second-to-none. Sounds like heaven on earth to us!
10. The Pump House (multiple locations)
This locally owned shop has three locations throughout Michigan — you can find them in Grand Haven, Grand Rapids, and Rockford. No matter which locale you choose, we promise you’ll be enamored with the creamy tastes and sweet smells that surround you. Whether you opt for frozen yogurt, thick custard, gelato, or a combination of the three, you’re sure to be satisfied.
Tell us, Michiganders: what’s your ultimate fro-yo flavor and topping combination? We would love to hear your thoughts in the comment section below!