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Travel the Capital Region on a Legen-dairy Ice Cream Road Trip

Editor's Note (7/1/2020 8:00am): The Capital Region has entered Phase 4 of reopening, and both indoor (50% capacity) and outdoor dining are permitted with restrictions.

When available, a note has been added to each ice cream spot indicating when they are open. Please contact individual businesses before visiting to confirm hours and outdoor dining options. We will continue updating this page with new information.

Do you love ice cream? Would you like to go on an unforgettable road trip this year? If you're ready to satisfy your sweet tooth with frosty treats, then we have the sprinkle-infused, sundae-filled route for you - that even comes with a cherry on top!

Whether you love hard serve, soft serve, nut-free, yogurt, or any other frozen dessert, we've got you covered with these exceptional Capital Region ice cream shops. Customize your legen-dairy road trip and visit the places that appeal to you.

Follow Our Ice Cream Trail Map

To view our Ice Cream Trail Map on Google Maps, click here. Or, continue reading below for descriptions of each location.

map of an ice cream trail

Stop 1: Cruise Over to Mr. Bill's Carhop in South Glens Falls

people at a car hop

Editor's Note (7/1/2020 8:00am): Mr. Bill's Carhop is currently open for takeout and outdoor dining.

Mr. Bill's Carhop offers American food classics in a 50's style atmosphere. You can drive by and enjoy frosty delights either in your car or at one of the outdoor picnic tables. If you're feeling extra hungry, order up some tasty chicken tenders or a burger and fries before dessert.

Location: 1720 U.S. 9, South Glens Falls, NY

Stop 2: Have a Scoop or Two of King Brothers Dairy's Signature Ice Cream

hand holding ice cream cone

Editor's Note (7/1/2020 8:00am): King Brothers Dairy is open for takeout on Monday - Saturday from 9:00am-9:00pm, and Sunday from 12:00pm-9:00pm.

In Schuylerville, King Brothers Dairy is a family-run dairy farm that bottles and delivers fresh milk. Their farm features a fantastic ice cream parlor and store where you can choose between 34 homemade hard ice cream flavors. Other options include soft serve flavors, ice cream sundaes, milkshakes, and more.

Location: 311 King Road, Schuylerville, NY

Stop 3: Savor Handcrafted Ice Cream & Soft Serve Custard at The Ice Cream Man

ice cream cones in a metal rack

Editor's Note (7/1/2020 8:00am): The Ice Cream Man is currently open daily for takeout from noon to 8:00pm.

Make your way to Greenwich and find out why people believe The Ice Cream Man is the only man worth chasing. This family-owned business has made its own ice cream for over three decades and developed more than 300 custom recipes. Buy a cone, an ice cream cake, dense and creamy custard, or a hand-packed pint to nibble on at home.

Location: 417 NY-29, Greenwich, NY

Stop 4: Enjoy Ice Cream, Food & Fun at DeVoe's Rainbow Delights

ice cream sundae

Editor's Note (7/1/2020 8:00am): DeVoe's Rainbow Delights is currently open for takeout on Monday - Wednesday from 2:00pm-8:00pm and Thursday - Sunday from 12:00pm-8:00pm. Outdoor seating is now available as well.

Situated at DeVoe's Rainbow Orchards in Clifton Park, you can get a lot more than apples at DeVoe's Rainbow Delights. Start off with a sausage or steak sandwich, meatball sub, hot dog, onion rings, and more before you dive into your soft serve ice cream. DeVoe's Rainbow Delights is open from mid-April to mid-October, and they sell cones, sundaes, banana splits, dips, and seasonal specialty desserts.

Location: 1569 Route 9, Clifton Park, NY

Stop 5: See Why Guptill's Is a Capital Region Ice Cream Destination

ice cream in dish and cone

Editor's Note (7/1/2020 8:00am): Guptill's is currently open for takeout daily from 11:00am-10:00pm. Outdoor seating is also available.

Next up is a Cohoes favorite - Guptill's Coney Express Ice Cream! Guptill's features 80 flavors of premium hard and soft serve ice cream and yogurt, and they have been serving the Capital Region since 1995. Located next to the famous Guptill's Roller Skating Arena, this ice cream destination provides plenty of fun for the whole family. If you take a trip in autumn, be sure to try their seasonal pumpkin or apple pie ice cream.

Location: 1085 New Loudon Road, Cohoes, NY

Stop 6: Taste the Finest Frosty Flavors at Snowman Ice Cream

bowl of chocolate and pistachio ice cream

Editor's Note (7/1/2020 8:00am): Snowman Ice Cream is currently open for takeout on Monday - Friday from 12:00pm-9:00pm and Saturday - Sunday from 1:00pm-9:00pm.

After more than 50 years of serving ice cream, Snowman Ice Cream in Troy has become an expert at ice cream cones, sundaes, shakes, and pies. The Snowman is a favorite among both locals and visitors in the Capital Region, and they have some of the finest flavors in the ice cream industry. Their goal is to produce the best ice cream products for families to enjoy each year.

Location: 531 5th Avenue, Troy, NY

Stop 7: Catch a Movie & Eat Ice Cream at TwisT

jericho drive in sign

Editor's Note (7/1/2020 8:00am): The drive-in is open for movie screenings with a number of new regulations. Theater customers should use the new online ordering system while at the drive-in. Other customers should drive up and order in-person and pay the cashier. Your order will then be brought out to you.

Check out TwisT, an ice cream extravaganza in Glenmont right next to the Jericho Drive-In. You can chow down on delicious specialty flavors like Maine Blueberry ice cream, Campfire S'mores hard ice cream, and even Death By Chocolate ice cream. It's hard to find a more perfect combo than ice cream and a movie at the drive-in theatre.

Location: 19 Jericho Road, Glenmont, NY

Stop 8: Visit Jim's Tastee Freez - A Staple Ice Cream Shop in the Delmar Community

people at jim's tastee freez

Editor's Note (7/1/2020 8:00am): Jim's Tastee Freez is currently open for takeout daily from 11:00am-10:00pm.

A summer tradition for over 65 years, Jim's Tastee Freez is a fixture of the Delmar area and a great place for frozen treats and classic American food. Cool down with their selection of ice cream, floats, shakes, and ice cream sandwiches.

Location: 58 Delaware Avenue, Delmar, NY

Stop 9: Feast on Fast Food & Ice Cream at the Iconic Jumpin' Jack's Drive-In

line outside jumpin jacks restaurant window

Editor's Note (7/1/2020 8:00am): Jumpin' Jack's Drive-In is currently open for takeout and outdoor seating daily. Phone orders will be taken from 11:00am - 6:30pm, and walk-up service will be open from 11:00am - 9:00pm.

Go to Jumpin' Jack's Drive-In in Scotia for fast food and amazing ice cream! Jumpin' Jack's offers a variety of lunch and dinner options on its Charcoal Pit Menu, which pairs perfectly with the frozen goodies on the Twin Freez Menu. Don't fill up on too many classic American dishes - you'll definitely want to try an ice cream cone, slushie, or milkshake while you're there.

Location: 5 Schonowee Avenue, Scotia, NY

Stop 10: Check out the Flavors of the Week at Humpty Dumpty Ice Cream

people in line at ice cream shop

Editor's Note (7/1/2020 8:00am): Humpty Dumpty Ice Cream is currently open for takeout on Monday - Saturday from 11:00am-9:00pm and Sunday from 12:00pm-9:00pm.

Head to Saratoga Springs for some of the region's best subs and ice cream at Humpty Dumpty Ice Cream. This well-established ice cream shop has traditional soft serve flavors and special flavors each week, such as pistachio and banana. Looking for something a little different? Humpty Dumpty also serves shakes, sodas, slushes, crunch cream & flurries.

Location: 70 West Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY

Ready to fill up on frosty delights? Follow our ice cream trail through the Capital Region and discover your next favorite place!

Headed north and still want ice cream? Check out our Northern Ice Cream Trail »

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