Spring is just around the corner — and warmer weather brings ice cream season! It’s time for your family to enjoy “cool” concoctions and seasonal signature treats.
Make this the most delicious summer EVER with our Ultimate Guide to Cincinnati Creamy Whip Stands:
The Cone (pictured)
West Chester’s only giant ice-cream shaped building! The Cone is a Cincinnati Parent favorite. Famous for their orange sherbet/vanilla twist cone, they have amazing wizards, sundaes and other frozen desserts. Plus, there’s lots of toppings and sprinkles to complete any ice cream order. Opens April 1.
This nostalgic creamy whip in Hamilton, Fairfield and Ross will be the sites to make lots of summer memories with your family. Enjoy their creamy soft serve, sherbet, Italian Ice, frozen yogurt and delicious seasonal concoctions. Hamilton location is open; check website for 2020 opening dates for Fairfield and Ross locations.
Dishing up soft serve since 1955, the Loveland Dairy Whip offers the largest variety of toppings around. Your family will make lots of summer memories enjoying their famous treats including the Chocolate Mountain, Reese Tulip and classic Hot Fudge Sundae. Opened Feb.28
For decades, this famous Mt. Washington seasonal spot has been serving delicious ice cream and specialty items. Create your own cone, sundae or shake or try a spectacular menu item that will definitely satisfy your sweet tooth. Check Facebook page for 2020 opening date!
Located on Forest Ave, this old-school creamy whip is the place to enjoy summer with sprinkle and dipped cones and amazing classic sundaes. Plus the entire family can enjoy this ice-cream stand without breaking the bank. Opens April 1.
Putz’s Creamy Whip has been a staple in Cumminsville for 80 years. This simple family-friendly creamy whip opens March 30. Enjoy amazing inexpensive treats such as Blue Ice-Man (half soft serve/half slushie with candy face) or more traditional cones and sundaes.
A family-owned and operated soft serve shop in Monroe. Make sure to try the peanut butter and blueberry ice creams, plus the brownie sundae is out of this world. Opens March 13.
This wonderful eatery signifies summer in Greater Cincinnati, opened as an A&W Root Beer Stand in 1957. Since then, Cincinnati Magazine has ranked “The Stand” in the number 12 slot among the “Top 100 Places in Cincinnati.” Opens March 14!
Located in Liberty Township, this family-owned business that has been around since 2011. The Twist strives to provide the best products along with wonderful customer service and plenty of lawn space to accommodate our family-friendly business. Twist operates typically April-October, 7 days a week.
Mason’s favorite soft serve shop! Tucker’s is famous for their animal cones (we love the Fiona cone), slushies, shakes and sundaes. And celebrate Christmas In July with a Santa cone! You kids will enjoy all their cone creations.
Located in Mainville, 12 Degrees produces Italian Ice daily using the finest ingredients available – filtered water, fresh fruit, purees, extracts and sugar cane. Cream ices produced contain 10% dairy. Check website for hours of operation. Opened March 5!
Owned by a local couple and named for their 4 sons, this is the perfect place to visit in warmer months. Walker Bros features a walk-up ice cream window in a beyond charming yellow cottage in Downtown Montgomery. Be sure to order your kids soft serves with edible “eyes.” Opens in April, check website for updates!
Famous in Mainville for its blueberry soft serve (think Kings Island), the Whipty-Do is a seasonal creamy whip serving many delicious frozen treats (plus lots of sprinkles). Also, bring your pups to enjoy a doggie sundae topped with a sweet doggie treat. Open now; check website for drive-thru
Located in Historic Downtown Lebanon, Whit’s was voted “ best frozen treat” in Warren County in 2017. Also, make sure to try Whit’s “Flavors of the Week.” Open daily!
The best soft serve on the West Side since 1950. This classic neighborhood establishment is the perfect place to enjoy a frozen treat and visit with family and friends. Famous for its Turtle Sundae, the Zip Dip has more than 50 rotating flavors of soft serve and frozen yogurt. Everyone will find their signature dessert here! Opened March 1.