Chill out with snowballs and pudding pops, Bushwackers and milk shakes—or a scoop of ice cream flavored with everything from pecan pie to bacon
Chill out with the South’s best ice cream shops, popsicle stands, snowballs, and milk shakes. From kid-friendly fruit popsicles to delicious boozy slushies, we’ve scoured the South to find the best places to get an icy treat on a hot Southern afternoon. In Birmingham, Alabama, Satellite’s Rocket Booster blends vodka and Tang for a delicious summer treat. Find North Carolina’s best and creamiest old-fashioned ice cream at Cabarrus Creamery in Concord. In Key West, Kermit’s Key West Key Lime Shoppe serves up some of the best Key Lime pies in the South. And we think that every Southerner should know about Atlanta-based King of Pops frozen fruit popsicles, serving up summertime treats in artisan flavors using organic ingredients. Down in New Orleans, you can find the South’s best snowball at Hansen’s Sno-Bliz, a corner shop uptown where the original snowball was invented. You just can’t beat these refreshing summertime desserts—try them out for yourself!