Pennsylvania April 30, 2017
This Mouthwatering Ice Cream Trail In Western Pennsylvania Is All You’ve Ever Dreamed Of And More
Get ready for an epic craving for summer’s favorite treat. Fortunately, Pennsylvania boasts plenty of scrumptious ice cream shops and parlors from the east to the west and everywhere in between. Last week we embarked on the
Eastern Pennsylvania ice cream trail and now we travel to the other side of the state. Are you ready to hit the road on this mouthwatering ice cream trail through Western Pennsylvania?
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Let's travel to some of the most delicious, endearing ice cream shops in Western Pennsylvania. Journey to six ice cream shops across 126 miles, which will take just under two and a half hours. Of course, that's before taking into account the time you spend at each place.
1. King Cone’s Castle – 566 Evans City Road, Butler, PA 16001
Start the epic ice cream trail at King Cones Castle where you'll be faced with a pretty delicious dilemma: What kind of ice cream will you order? You've got plenty of choices: 48 flavors of hard ice cream and 22 flavors of soft ice cream. And, if that doesn't hit the spot, try an ice cream sandwich, a frozen banana, or an ice cream bar.
King Cones Castle is open Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
2. Mazzanti’s Beans and Cream – 1800 North Main Street, Butler, PA 16001
You won't have far to go to reach stop #2: Mazzanti's Beans & Cream. Indulge in handmade ice cream made on site. Choose from one of 31 favors in an ice cream cone, an ice cream soda, a shake, or a tornado.
Mazzanti's Beans and Cream is open Tuesday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday through Monday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
3. Sweet Jeanie’s – 241 South Broad Street, Grove City, PA 16127
Sweet Jeanie's, which just might be the "happiest place" in Grove City, is next up on our ice cream trail through Western Pennsylvania. Start with an authentic American meal - a hot dog and French fries, for example - or dig right in with an order of ice cream. Sweet Jeanie's boasts a variety of traditional and unique ice cream flavors, including Amish donut, drunken giraffe, and strawberry cheesecake.
Sweet Jeanie's welcomes ice cream lovers daily from 11 a.m. to midnight.
4. Forbush Drive-In – 3462 Ellwood Road, New Castle, PA 16101
Next stop: Forbush Drive-In, known for its soft and creamy ice cream. The popular ice cream shop serves a variety of flavors, including banana berry, cotton candy, buckeye, and cherry vanilla. Sugar free ice cream, yogurt, and sherbet is generally also available.
Stop by Forbush Drive-In Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from noon to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday from noon to 10:30 p.m., and Sunday 12:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
5. Klavon’s Ice Cream Parlor – 2801 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Step into the past at our next stop. Klavon's Ice Cream Parlor, a Pittsburgh staple since 1923, boasts an old-fashioned counter with stools and a menu with such traditional treats as ice cream floats, ice cream sodas, or ice cream sundaes.
Klavon's Ice Cream Parlor is open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sunday from noon to 8 p.m.
6. Sarris Candies – 511 Adams Avenue, Canonsburg, PA 15317
Get ready for a massive sugar rush just by walking in the door at Sarris Candies. Browse the rows of chocolate before finding a seat in the charming old-fashioned ice cream parlor, which serves such timeless favorites as sundaes, milkshakes, ice cream floats, and ice cream cones.
Sarris Candies is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Are you ready to hit this scrumptious ice cream trail through Western Pennsylvania? Or, you might even combine
the Eastern Pennsylvania trail with this one to create an epic ice cream adventure.