The days are long during the summertime in Gettysburg, and after a day of exploring, there is nothing better than unwinding and cooling down with a sweet, delectable treat. There’s something for everyone’s taste buds on our list below of sweet treats that will cool you down this summer in Gettysburg!
Ice Cream Sundae at Mr. G’s
No trip to Gettysburg is complete without a trip to Mr. G’s Ice Cream! With 16 rotating flavors of homemade ice cream, plus soft serve, sundaes, shakes and flurries, there is something to satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth at Mr. G’s. If you’re extra hungry, try their upside-down banana split in a homemade waffle bowl!
Wine Slushies at J & P Winery
J & P Winery in downtown Gettysburg has a variety of white and red wines to choose from, but when you’re really looking to cool down, sip on their delicious and refreshing wine slushies! They have several rotating flavors – which are tasty on their own, or mix two flavors together for a unique blend!
Milkshakes at Hollabaugh Bros. Fruit Farm & Market
We highly recommend taking a trip to the Adams County countryside during your trip to the Gettysburg area, to take in the sights of the rolling orchard covered hills and to get a taste of the bounty of the countryside. In addition to enjoying all of the fresh fruit that you’ll find, be sure to make a stop at Hollabaugh Bros. Fruit Farm & Market for one of their epic milkshakes. Deliciously creamy and made with local ice cream, their milkshakes are the perfect sidekick while you browse the countryside market. Enjoy a variety of flavors, as well as some amazing seasonal specialty milkshakes!
Classic Treats at DQ Grill & Chill
When you’re on vacation in Gettysburg and you are just craving something familiar, head to DQ Grill & Chill. Cool down with their classics – blizzards, dipped soft-serve cones and a variety of sundaes. If you’re feeling extra indulgent – try the peanut buster parfait with extra peanut butter sauce!
Fresh Fruit Smoothie at Ragged Edge Coffeehouse
Ragged Edge Coffeehouse does offer an amazing variety of freshly brewed coffee, but they also have an extensive menu of fresh fruit smoothies as well! Not only will their smoothies cool you off this summer, but they’ll give you a healthy boost of energy to continue exploring Gettysburg.
Wine Sorbet at Adams County Winery – Gettysburg Wine Shop
Adams County Winery – Gettysburg Wine Shop takes wine to the next level with their incredible wine sorbet. Your favorite Adams County Winery wines are mixed to perfection into housemade delicious sorbets. Choose from a variety of rotating flavors including seasonal specials.
Root Beer Float at Appalachian Brewing Company
What is more refreshing than a classic root beer float? Appalachian Brewing Company mixes their craft-brewed root beer with local vanilla ice cream for an amazing summer treat. Cap off a tasty meal at Appalachian Brewing Company with this delicious dessert.
Homemade Gelato at Cone Sweet Cone
Head to Cone Sweet Cone in downtown Gettysburg for a variety of unique flavors of homemade gelato and ice cream. Cone Sweet Cone offers classics like vanilla, chocolate and cookies & cream, but they also offer something that will tempt more adventurous taste buds. Their rotating options of gelato include flavors like lime cheesecake, banana cream pie and cannoli.
Affogato at Gettysburg Baking Company
Local vanilla ice cream, freshly brewed espresso and pecans with a chocolate and caramel drizzle. Sound good? Head to Gettysburg Baking Company for their scrumptious affogato! You’ll cool down, get a boost of caffeine and delight in the amazing taste!
Ready to cool down? Which of these sweet summer treats will you try?