Grab a Scoop of Ice Cream at These Local Shops

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What better way to stay cool during one of the hottest summers on record than with a delicious scoop of your favorite ice cream? You will have no problem finding great ice cream in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Take a look at some of the tasty options below.

Carl’s Frozen Custard

Carl’s offers delicious, mouth watering frozen custard that will satisfy any sweet tooth. Just ask the people who flock to this location from near and far – after one taste, you’ll be coming back for more! To add to its menu, Carl’s Frozen Custard also serves cold shakes and sundaes. This way, you have a variety of options to choose from on a hot, sunny day. This Historic Landmark is a go-to spot for the people of Fredericksburg. In fact, it’s a tradition. Prepare for great service, tasty cold treats, and an experience to remember.

Jimmy T’s Soft Serve

With 26 delicious flavors of ice cream, you can get what you want at Jimmy T’s Soft Serve. Along with soft serve ice cream, you can choose from mombos, sundaes, shaved ice, and shakes. Although Jimmy T’s has the more traditional flavors, like chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry, you might feel brave enough to try some of the unique flavors, including coconut, piña colada, maple nut, espresso roast, and green apple. The bubble gum and cotton candy ice cream are sure to be a hit with the kids, and the espresso flavor is great for an afternoon pick-me-up.


For great frozen yogurt and gelato, you can also visit SweetFrog. You can stop by for your favorite flavor for dessert, after attending an outdoor concert, or just because. With flavors like country vanilla, cheesecake, eggnog, creamy mint cookies, and apple pie, it’s easy to see why this Fredericksburg business is so popular. No matter which option you choose, you will come out a winner.

Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers

If you want a place where you can eat a real steak burger or other delicious food items, followed by a cold scoop of ice cream, there is no better place than Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburger. As the name indicates, instead of ice cream, Freddy’s serves premium frozen custard. Who knows? After eating here, you might decide that you like creamy frozen custard better. How about a PBC & B, Hawaiian Delight, Chocolate Brownie Delight, or the signature Turtle Sundae or Concrete? Packed with ingredients and flavor, Freddy’s is a great place for a cool treat.

Cool on the Road

In addition to enjoying ice cream to beat the heat, you can look cool on the road driving a new or pre-owned vehicle from Volvo Cars of Fredericksburg. One of our professional sales members can show you vehicles based on your preference and budget. If needed, we have on-site financing, as well as an on-site service center.

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