Where to cool off with a cold treat in the Dayton area

details: Airline Dairy Creme dates back to 1964. The family-owned restaurant and ice cream shop serves ice cream, sodas, sorbets, shakes, malts, sorbets, and more. For more information, please visit www.airlinedairycreme.com.

arrow queen

where: 431 N. Main Street, New Carlisle

details: Arrow Queen is an icon in the New Carlisle community that serves hurricanes, shakes, and hand-dipped ice cream. This ice cream shop/restaurant is locally owned and has been in operation since 1970. For more information visit Arrow Queen’s Facebook page.

A child takes part in a rhino challenge at the New Carlisle Heritage Flying Festival. The challenge is sponsored by Arrow Queen. Marshall Gorby / Crew

A child takes part in a rhino challenge at the New Carlisle Heritage Flying Festival. The challenge is sponsored by Arrow Queen. Marshall Gorby / Crew

dairy shed

where: 55 Bellbrook Plaza in Bellbrook

details: The Dairy Shed is an ice cream shop located in the heart of downtown Bellbrook that serves light ice cream, ice cream, sundaes and much more. The ice cream shop also has soft yogurt. For more information, visit the Dairy Shed Facebook page.

The Dairy Shed is an ice cream shop located in the heart of downtown Bellbrook that serves light ice cream, ice cream, sundaes and much more.

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The Dairy Shed is an ice cream shop located in the heart of downtown Bellbrook that serves light ice cream, ice cream, sundaes and much more.

Credit: Dairy Shed Facebook

The Dairy Shed is an ice cream shop located in the heart of downtown Bellbrook that serves light ice cream, ice cream, sundaes and much more.

Credit: Dairy Shed Facebook

Credit: Dairy Shed Facebook

🍦 Ducky Snow Balls and Ice Cream

where: 100 W Market Street, Troy

details: Ducky Snowballs and Ice Cream is your source for Louisiana’s original snowballs and ice cream. Snowball is made of soft ice cubes covered with flavored syrup and lots of sugar. There is also a soft, fluffy blend of shaved ice called a stuffed snowball. Ducky’s Snowballs & Ice Cream features Hershey’s ice cream, soft serve, various ice creams served between two donuts from Jim’s Donuts at Vandalia and much more. For more information, visit Ducky’s Snowballs & Ice Cream Facebook page.

Ducky’s Snowballs and Ice Cream has been serving Troy’s most popular dessert since 2016 – and aims to do so for a long time.

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Ducky's Snowballs and Ice Cream has been serving Troy's most popular dessert since 2016 - and aims to do so for a long time.

Credit: Ashley Moore

Ducky’s Snowballs and Ice Cream has been serving Troy’s most popular dessert since 2016 – and aims to do so for a long time.

Credit: Ashley Moore

Credit: Ashley Moore

🍦 Fent’s Dairy Corner

where: 6301 Troy Rd, Springfield

details: Fent’s Dairy Corner has been open year-round since 2013. The ice cream shop offers soft ice cream that customers can dip in chocolate, candy, or birthday cake. The menu offers flavor-explosive ice cream flavors, sorbets, sorbets and more. For more information, visit www.fentsdairycorner.com.

🍦 JD Frozen Old Fashioned Custard

where: 322 Union Avenue, Englewood

details: JD’s Old Fashioned Frozen Custard is made fresh all day, every day. The menu features an array of sundaes including Trash Can Sundae which features two flavors of custard, any two toppings, toffee or nuts, whipped cream, crushed Oreo, candy eye, and gum worm. The sundae is served in a take home plastic container. For more information, visit www.jdcustard.com.

JD’s Old Fashioned Frozen Custard Restaurant is located at 322 Union Blvd. in Englewood. Presenter

JD's Old Fashioned Frozen Custard Restaurant is located at 322 Union Blvd.  in Englewood.  Presenter

JD’s Old Fashioned Frozen Custard Restaurant is located at 322 Union Blvd. in Englewood. Presenter

🍦 Jet Freeze

where: 4014 E Patterson Boulevard, Beavercreek

details: Jet Freeze features a variety of soft ice cream and Dole Whip flavours. Customers can order traditional cups or cones, giveaways, shakes and much more. For more information, visit the Jet Freeze Facebook page.

Jet Freeze is an ice cream parlor in Beavercreek, Ohio.

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Jet Freeze is an ice cream parlor in Beavercreek, Ohio.

Credit: Natalie Jones

Jet Freeze is an ice cream parlor in Beavercreek, Ohio.

Credit: Natalie Jones

Credit: Natalie Jones

🍦Gopi Creamery

where: 471 W. Dayton Rd. Yellow Springs, Fairborn and 2749 W. Alex Bell Rd., Moraine

details: Jubie’s Creamery is a “one-stop ice cream shop” with 32 flavors of homemade ice cream. This includes, Choc-A-Lot, its nationally acclaimed flavor. The ice cream shop also has soft custard. Guests can order traditional scoops, sundaes, shakes, blasts, puddings, and much more. For more information, visit www.jubiescreamery.com.

Jubie’s Creamery is a “one-stop ice cream shop” with 32 flavors of homemade ice cream.

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Jubie's Creamery is

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Jubie’s Creamery is a “one-stop ice cream shop” with 32 flavors of homemade ice cream.

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credit: photo provided

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🍦Coney Corner Ice Cream & Deli

where: 3709 Paris Pike St, Springfield

details: Kone Korner Ice Cream & Deli is a family run ice cream place serving hand dipped ice cream flavors. Customers can also order shakes, ice cream, sorbets, and more. For more information, visit the Kone Korner Ice Cream & Deli Facebook page.

Kone Korner’s outdoor dining area. Bill Lucky / Staff

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Kone Korner's outdoor dining area.  Bill Lucky / Staff

Credit: Bill Lucky

Kone Korner’s outdoor dining area. Bill Lucky / Staff

Credit: Bill Lucky

Credit: Bill Lucky

🍦 Lee An Dairy Delight

where: 619 E High Street, Springfield

details: Lee Ann’s Dairy Delight is known for its banana splits, smooth ice cream and milkshakes. This season, the ice cream shop is celebrating its 18th anniversary. For more information, visit Lee Ann’s Dairy Delight Facebook page.

An employee makes a banana for a customer at Lee Ann’s Dairy Delight. Bill Lucky/Staff

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An employee makes a banana for a customer at Lee Ann's Dairy Delight.  Bill Lucky/Staff

Credit: Bill Lucky

An employee makes a banana for a customer at Lee Ann’s Dairy Delight. Bill Lucky/Staff

Credit: Bill Lucky

Credit: Bill Lucky

🍦 Rip Rap Shake Shack

where: 6010 Rip Rap Road, Dayton

details: Rip Rap Shake Shack serves soft ice cream on the corner of Rip Rap Road and Fishburg. Besides the traditional flavors of chocolate and vanilla, Shake Shack contains Blueberry and Orange Creamsicle. The Shake Shack is known for its monster shakes. For more information, visit the Rip Rap Shake Shack Facebook page.

🍦Frozen Ritter Custard

where: 2531 Dayton-Zenia Rd, Beavercreek and 2226 Wilmington Pike, Kettering

details: Ritter’s Frozen Custard has a rotating list of custard flavors. Custard flavors include Chocolate, Vanilla, Coffee Crunch, Cookies & Cream, Brownie Fudge Ripple, and many more. Ritter’s Frozen Custard also has Italian ice that customers can combine with frozen custard to make the perfect summertime treat. For more information, visit www.ritters.com.

Ritter’s Frozen Custard has a rotating list of custard flavors.

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Ritter's Frozen Custard has a rotating list of custard flavors.

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Ritter’s Frozen Custard has a rotating list of custard flavors.

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Credit: HANDOUT

🍦Dairy station

where: 704 N. Detroit Street, Xenia

details: The dairy station kicked off the 2022 season in March. The ice cream shop offers soft, hand-dipped and Dole Whip flavors. The menu consists of a variety of hurricanes, sundaes, shakes and much more. For more information, visit The Dairy Station Facebook page.

🍦 The Root Beer Stand

where: 1727 Woodman Doctor, Dayton

details: Known for their long feet, the Root Beer Stand is also popular for its popular summer dishes. From Root Beer floats served in a lukewarm mug to sundaes, milkshakes, barley and malts, Stande has a little bit of everything. For more information, visit The Root Beer Stande Facebook page.

Root Beer Stande is located at 1727 Woodman Drive in Dayton. (Source: Facebook)

Root Beer Stande is located at 1727 Woodman Drive in Dayton.  (Source: Facebook)

Root Beer Stande is located at 1727 Woodman Drive in Dayton. (Source: Facebook)

🍦 The Sweet Retreat

where: 2613 Smithville Rd, Dayton

details: Sweet Retreat opened in 2018 in the former space of Dairy Queen on Smithville Road in the Belmont neighborhood of Dayton. The Ice Cream Shop has over 30 flavors of soft ice cream, as well as hand-dipped flavors. Customers can order traditional scoops, specialty sundaes, nachos ice cream, hurricanes, milkshakes and more. For more information, visit The Sweet Retreat’s Facebook page.

Sweet Retreat opened in 2018 in the former space of Dairy Queen on Smithville Road in the Belmont neighborhood of Dayton.

Sweet Retreat opened in 2018 in the former space of Dairy Queen on Smithville Road in the Belmont neighborhood of Dayton.

Sweet Retreat opened in 2018 in the former space of Dairy Queen on Smithville Road in the Belmont neighborhood of Dayton.

🍦 The Village Ice Cream Restaurant & Restaurant

where: 22 S Street. Broadway, Lebanon

details: The Village Ice Cream Parlor & Restaurant has been a well-known destination since 1969. Besides ice drinks and milkshakes, the parlor has handcrafted sodas and double sodas. Ice cream sodas like Red Cream Soda, Root Beer, and Nectar are made in frozen soda cups and topped with whipped cream. For more information visit www.villageparlor.com.

Twist Ice Cream Company

where: 7813 Bethany Rd, Liberty Township

details: Twist Ice Cream was founded in 2011 and features a variety of milk and yoghurt/sorbet flavors. Each week the ice cream shop offers a menu of flavors of the week. The ice cream shop also has signature milkshakes, polar rolls, and sundaes. For more information, visit www.twisticecream.com.

Pig Sundae from Twist Ice Cream.

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Pig Sundae from Twist Ice Cream.

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Pig Sundae from Twist Ice Cream.

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Credit: Facebook

🍦Young Jersey Dairy

where: 6880 Springfield Rd – Xenia, Yellow Springs

details: Young’s Jersey Dairy has several unique ice cream flavors including Cow Patty, Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake, and Cotton Candy. All of their ice cream is made right there on the farm. Young’s Jersey Dairy also contains gelato and sorbetto. Guests can order traditional scoops, ice cream and shakes. For more information, visit www.youngsdairy.com.

Young s Jersey Dairy offers over 50 flavors of delicious homemade ice cream. Contributed

Young s Jersey Dairy offers over 50 flavors of delicious homemade ice cream.  Contributed

Young s Jersey Dairy offers over 50 flavors of delicious homemade ice cream. Contributed

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