As many of us know, summer in Georgia can be brutal from the ever-rising temperatures to the humidity. While we wish we could be at the pool every day, there are other ways to escape the summer heat. Downtown Rome has plenty of choices when it comes to cold treats to help beat the heat.
The City Creamery offers a large selection of sweets, from hand scooped ice cream and milkshakes, to bubble tea and a full coffee bar. In addition, the City Creamery has frozen yogurt options, with an abundance of toppings. There is no wrong choice when it comes to the treats offered by the City Creamery. With an endearing candy shop aesthetic, the City Creamery is a great place to relax inside and away from the heat.
Take a trip to another country just by stepping foot in this artisan gelato shop. These sweet treats are made fresh daily using all natural, often organic ingredients. The menu is ever changing and they typically partner with downtown businesses to incorporate fun, local partnerships for flavors.
Besides the delicious cookies and cakes that Honeymoon Bakery has to offer, they also have sweet gelato in the shop. Honeymoon Bakery has a homey feel inside and plenty of seating to take a break from the heat and share a rich (and cold) dessert with friends. The employees are always ready to suggest their favorite flavors and provide samples for you to have an enjoyable experience.
Kaleido-Sno, 414 Broad St
Kaleido-Sno gives a one-of-a-kind experience with a sweet snow cone and fun New Orleans-inspired interior. With over 100 flavors, Kaleido-Sno has the delicious shaved ice that is perfect for the hot summer day. There are also plenty of sugar free options available too. You definitely do want miss out on the excitement of Kaleido-Sno when in Downtown Rome.
Mountains Ice Cream provides various unique ice cream flavors that make it stand out as an ice cream shop. The delicious smell of freshly made waffle cones fills the shop as customers drool over the 20+ hand-dipped ice cream flavors. And you can’t forget their ice cream cakes and sweet treats like fudge and chocolate covered strawberries. Mountains Ice Cream provides a cozy place to cool down with several one-of-a-kind ice cream options.
Want to know where else you could grab a cold drink or treat? Check out our dining page!
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