Nevada May 02, 2017
This Mouthwatering Ice Cream Trail In Nevada Is All You’ve Ever Dreamed Of And More
Who doesn’t like ice cream? Especially when the weather is warm, there’s nothing quite like ice cream to help you cool off and, perhaps, forget about the heat for a short time. As would be expected, Las Vegas is home to many fine ice cream shops. With temperatures soaring to 115 degrees in the summer, ice cream is a most welcome treat. Since a road trip is supposed to be a relatively manageable endeavor, here is a delightful and delicious ice cream trail around Las Vegas to help you beat the upcoming dog days of summer. Take a look at these 8 outstanding and delicious creameries.
A delicious and beat-the-heat ice cream trail through Las Vegas.
1. Gelato Messina, 2010 Festival Park Dr., Suite 130, Las Vegas (702) 848-1688
Imported from Australia, Gelato Messina offers over 40 gelato flavors such as salted caramel, white chocolate, apple pie, and tiramisu. It also has dairy-free sorbets with such delectable flavors as blood orange, passion fruit, and chocolate. Gelato cakes are also available. Seriously, everything on this menu is to die for.
2. Handels Homemade Ice Cream, 10170 W Tropicana Ave., Suite 150, Las Vegas (702) 749-9299
Since 1945, Ohio-based Handel’s took Las Vegas by storm with its unique flavors such as banana cream pie, blueberry cobbler, New York-style cheesecake and coconut cream pie. In addition to cones and cups, Handel's offers sundaes, banana splits, and the Handel pop which is ice cream on a stick and dipped in chocolate.
3. Perfect Scoop & Boba Tea, 7377 S. Jones Blvd.,Las Vegas (702) 269-8225
Perfect Scoop has so many flavors you can't get anywhere else like black sesame, durian, ginger, green tea, lychee, mango, red bean, and taro, to name a few. The shop also has several vegan options. NOTE: Perfect Scoop just opened another location at 6446 N. Durango Dr., Las Vegas.
4. Nielsen's Frozen Custard, 9480 S. Eastern Ave., Suite 100, Las Vegas (702) 451-4711
Nielsen's frozen custard is similar to a very rich, super premium ice cream with more egg and less air than more traditional ice cream. The end result is a heavier and fresher frozen treat that is absolutely amazing.
5. BLVD Creamery (inside the Monte Carlo Hotel and Casino), 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas (702) 730-6700
This unique creamery will make you feel like a kid in, well, an ice cream shop. Featuring make-your-own ice cream sandwiches, unique ice cream and gelato flavors like watermelon jalapeno and maple bacon, gelato-filled macarons, and "adult" milkshakes made with liquor-infused gelato, BLVD Creamery is as indulgent an ice cream shop as you will find anywhere.
6. Amorino Gelato at the Linq Promenade, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Suite 3, Las Vegas (702) 229-2807
Amorino Gelato features expertly crafted gelato beautifully presented. You must try the gelato macarons as well.
7. Snowflake Shavery, 5020 Spring Mountain Rd., Suite 3, Las Vegas (702) 333-2803
Snowflake Shavery has combined the light fluffiness of Hawaiian shaved ice with smooth, creamy, delicious homemade ice cream to create its amazing innovative product called Shaved Snow. The shop's tagline is "when ice cream and shaved ice fell in love, got married & had a baby." Delicious. Truly.
8. Lappert's Ice Cream Shop (inside the California Hotel & Casino), 12 Ogden Ave., Las Vegas (702) 385-1222
This Hawaiian import ice cream shop in downtown Las Vegas offers delectable tropical flavors such as Manila mango, Costa Rican plantain Cajeta, Mexican chocolate cinnamon swirl, and Philippine Macapuno peach sorbet. Whether you get a cone, dish, or sundae, make sure to add the macadamia nuts.
There you have it, a delicious ice cream trail through Las Vegas to help you beat the summer heat while satisfying your sweet tooth. How many of these wonderful ice cream shops have you visited? Please share your comments below.