Dining April 22, 2017
This Mouthwatering Ice Cream Trail In West Virginia Is All You’ve Ever Dreamed Of And More
The weather is warming up in West Virginia, and that means it’s time for ice cream! Many of the seasonal shops are now open again, and the sunny days make a cold cone sound just perfect. It just so happens that many of West Virginia’s best ice cream shops are fairly close to one another, so you can visit quite a number in just a few hours!
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During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
1. Austin's Homemade Ice Cream, Ceredo/Kenova
This little shop has ice cream made from scratch and creative flavor combinations that win the love of the locals and inspire road trips year after year. You have to try their popular grape-pineapple. There's nothing else quite like it! Address: 1103 C St, Ceredo/Kenova, West Virginia.
2. Ellen's Homemade Ice Cream, Charleston
This friendly shop has delicious homemade ice cream in plenty of flavors. They've been known to brighten the day of Charleston residents by giving coupons for free ice cream to the unfortunate recipients of parking tickets. Address: 223-225 Capitol St
Charleston, West Virginia.
3. Pizzas & Cream, Nebo
Here you'll find homemade, hand-dipped ice cream in flavors that you aren't likely to see anywhere else. As the name suggests, the restaurant also serves wood-fired pizza. Enjoy a slice and a cone in the beautiful outdoor eating area. Address: 133 Nebo Walker Road. Nebo, West Virginia 25141.
4. Toni's Ice Cream, Clarksburg
This spot has been a favorite of families for decades. Get a generous portion with indulgent toppings. Address: 1700 W Pike St
Clarksburg, West Virginia.
5. Dairy Creme Corner, Fairmont
Fairmont is probably West Virginia's favorite town for ice cream, and Dairy Creme Corner has some of the best. You'll find enormous cones for great prices here. Address: 187 Homewood Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554.
6. Pufferbelly's Ice Cream Station, Fairmont
This place will definitely fill you up! In addition to ice cream, you'll find sandwiches and snacks. Try the signature Pufferbelly banana split. Address: 1024 Fairmont Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554.
7. The Poky Dot, Fairmont
This quirky restaurant will make you an ice cream sundae that's bigger than your head. For the less adventurous, they also have smaller, but still generous portions. Address: 1111 Fairmont Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554.
8. Our Back Porch, Ice Cream, Mannington
This friendly spot has a variety of creative sundaes and other imaginative ice cream dishes. They are happy to customize menu items to make your own special creation. Try the homemade donuts and pretzels as well. Address: 306 E Main St, Mannington, West Virginia.
Not in the mood for ice cream? Try our
pepperoni roll trail instead!