Minnesota-based International Dairy Queen has been serving hot eats and cool treats to customers worldwide for decades. Two locations vie for the title of oldest operating Dairy Queen in Minnesota — and neither is about to concede. The oldest DQ franchises in the North Star state have satisfied their customers with delicious treats and snacks since 1947.

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In Minnesota, we’re pretty lucky to have two oldest operating Dairy Queens. Folks in the southern part of the state will certainly want to visit the Rochester location; the Roseville store, of course, is closer for those who live in the Cities. Have you visited either of these DQs? What’s your favorite Dairy Queen or quick-serve ice cream shop?

Why not take a road trip and visit both of these Dairy Queen locations – and hit up a few of the state’s best ice cream shops on the way?

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