The Great Space Coast Ice Cream Tour
Your complete guide to ice cream on the Space Coast
A day at the beach just wouldn’t be complete without a cup or cone of sweet, frozen deliciousness from one (or a few) of these Space Coast spots. Select the "View Larger Map" icon at the top right of this map to open the Google Map in a larger screen and begin your Space Coast Ice Cream Tour. This map includes every place you can find a frozen treat on the Space Coast, including local ice cream shops, recognizable ice cream chains, and restaurants around town that serve up unique frozen treats along with a full menu! Start your #SpaceCoastIceCream journey today!
Local Ice Cream Spots
If anyone knows anything about the unique flavors of the Space Coast it’s your local ice cream shop. Just check out places like Del’s Freez in Melbourne, a Space Coast institution, that has been serving up creamy, cool soft serve along Highway 1 since 1956. Pro tip: give your cone a boost with a Krunchie Kote of jimmies or rainbow sprinkles for a true Space Coast treat.
Head up to Indian Harbor Beach or Cocoa Beach to #DoItForTheDonk at The Fat Donkey. Here you’ll find unique creations like Churro, Waffle, Brownie or Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches with fresh-made ice creams and baked goods, or Zonkey’s which are cups of soft serve layered with sorbet or water ice.
Looking for something hand-churned? Take your ice cream obsession even further up the coast to Mad Utter in Titusville, for a fresh and creamy treat before or after your trip to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex or Playalinda Beach. If you want a true taste of the Space Coast, just ask local!
Ice Cream and So Much More
There are a few restaurants on the Space Coast that not only serve up an unforgettable meal but have also found their calling by making out-of-this world ice cream. When you’re looking to finish off a good meal with an even better dessert, check out Ossorio Cafe and Bakery in Historic Cocoa Village where you’ll find a rotating list of homemade ice creams to go along with a fresh-made croissant or flatbread pizza.
Or, take your tastebuds to 4th Street Fillin’ Station in Cocoa Beach for bulgogi tacos and get a Monster Sundae or Monster Shake made with house-made ice cream and all the fixins. If you’re of age, ask for the adult version. They pair their ice cream creations with craft and flavored liquors for a perfect boozy blend of indulgence and ice cream!
Ice Cream Chains for Comfort
When you know what you like, you know what you like! On the Space Coast you’ll find recognizable ice cream chains like Twistee Treats, Bruster’s Real Ice Cream shops, Culver’s, Cold Stones, and Ben & Jerry's for the cold and creamy treats you know and love!
Not everyone screams for ice cream, which is just fine here on the Space Coast. Many of our local and chain ice creameries offer dairy-free alternatives on their menus. But there are also plenty of shops that specialize in frozen, dairy-free treats!
- Grab a refreshing, fruity popsicle at River Road Coffee and Popsicles in Cocoa Village.
- Get a taste of the Islands at Oasis Shaved Ice in Cocoa Beach.
- Stop into the Surfin’ Turtle in Satellite Beach for a Dole Whip that will knock your flops off.
- And check out the Wicked Pineapple, also in Satellite Beach, for a frozen pitaya or acai bowl and check out their one-of-a-kind coconut or almond whips in a cone!
The Great Space Coast Ice Cream Tour was designed to help you find the perfect way to cool down and chill out after a day in the Florida sun! Let us know where your travels took you by tagging your photos with #SpaceCoastIceCream!
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