The sun is shining and it's time to head outside. In Colorado almost every day is a good ice cream day, but nothing beats enjoying a delicious cone in the warm sunshine. If you need an afternoon treat, check out these local shops for some fun flavors and delicious ice cream.
Here are 5 of the best ice cream shops south of Denver:
Bonnie Brae Ice Cream
799 S. University Blvd.
Since 1986 Bonnie Brae Ice Cream has been churning up handcrafted and unique flavors. Everything they make is produced in their store on University Blvd. The old red vinyl seats and a hand-written menu give this shop a cozy and retro feel. The Ice-Cream Mastermind says Grand Marnier Chocolate Chip is the way to go. Learn more >
Butterfield’s Ice Cream
13039 S. Parker Rd.
Taking ice cream to a new level by also offering handmade cookies, pies and brownies, Butterfield’s Ice Cream will satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth. This family owned store started in 2015 and makes all their treats on site. Stop in to see what flavors they have on the menu! Learn more >
4360 E. Evans Ave.
SNOWLAB uses high quality and vegan, yes, vegan, ingredients in all their treats. While they don’t serve actual ice cream, their snow cups won’t leave you wanting. Asian inspired flavors such as lychee and black sesame will wake your mouth up. Learn more >
Inside Scoop Creamery
5654 S. Prince St.
Inside Scoop has become a Littleton staple since it’s opening just 3 years ago. Using the freshest ingredients is the key to producing ice cream everyone raves about. Honey Lavender, Strawberry Basil and Minnesota Salted Toffee are a few of the 24 flavors you may find in the ice chest. Learn more >
Magill’s World of Ice Cream
8016 W. Jewell Ave.
On any given day you can stop in to Magill’s World of Ice Cream to choose from 32 rotating flavors. You’ll have to keep coming back to try them all. If you’re watching your waistline, they even have sugar free options so good you won’t miss the sugar. Learn more >
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