So, here’s the scoop…there are several ice cream shop options out there in the Greater Cadillac area to cool down on these hot summer days. Take a tour and check them all out! Click on each name to visit their Facebook page for current hours and information.


Benny’s Froyo and Mo – Downtown [207 S Mitchell St, Cadillac, 231-468-2878] The newest of Cadillac’s ice cream stops, this frozen yogurt bar offers too many toppings to count and always has a couple of non-dairy options on hand as well!

Cadillac Java & Java Too – Downtown [725 N Mitchell Street, Cadillac, 231-779-1411] & Westside [6319 E. M-115, Cadillac] Not only can you get your caffeine fix at Cadillac Java and Java too, but you can also cool off with a cone, sundae, shake and malts, or the specialty Java Mud Slide: a delicious blend of chocolate ice cream, milk, and espresso.

Cheryl’s Landing – On Lake Cadillac [1749 North Blvd, Cadillac, 231-775-3699] Located right on Lake Cadillac, you can pull up and dock you boat to enjoy hand dipped cones from House of Flavors right on the water.

Cone Lickers –Westside [6184 E M-55, Cadillac] At the corner of M-115 and M-55, indulge in over 38 hand dipped Michigan flavors and homemade waffle cones and generous portion sizes.

Dairy Queen – Downtown [901 S Mitchell Street, Cadillac, 231-775-4602] Ice cream “royalty” specializing in soft serve cones and famous Blizzards.

Let’s Roll With It – Rolled Ice Cream – [1602 N Mitchell Dr, Cadillac, 231-884-8195] This may be the most unique stop of them all! The labor intensive process of creating the rolled ice cream is a fun one to watch and the end result is just as tasty as the rest. Watch for their mobile truck that also gets around town to different festivals and events!

The Sweet Shop – Downtown [111 S Mitchell Street, Cadillac, 231-775-2201] Serving the community with delectable treats for over 50 years, The Sweet Shop just welcomed 12 flavors of Moomers Ice Cream to their menu.

Thirsty’s Party Store – Westside [1507 S Lake Mitchell Drive, Cadillac, 231-775-3039] The only place in town with fresh and homemade, hand-dipped ice cream. Thirsty’s has everything you could need on your trip to Cadillac.

Ultimate Ice Cream at Lake Cadillac Party Store – Westside [2420 Sunnyside Drive, Cadillac, 231-779-1570] 40+ flavors, homemade waffle cones, and lakeside pergola seating!

Lake City

Tasty Treat [120 Main Street, Lake City, 231-839-7330] Known for having the largest cones in the North, Tasty Treat serves all Michigan made ice creams – Hudsonville, House of Flavors and Ashby’s. 


Latitude 44 [308 Wall Street, Manton, 231-884-7595] Stop in to enjoy hand-dipped cones in a variety of flavors, and their specialty: The Sleeping Bear Supreme.


Frosty Freeze of Marion [116 W Main Street, Marion, 231-743-6854] Stop in to escape the summer heat and enjoy old fashioned malts, or any of the variety of special ice cream items they offer daily.


Brinks Family Creamery [3560 E Mulder Road, McBain, 231-826-0099] A 4th generation family dairy farm creating premium milk and cheese products directly from the Grade A milk of our top quality, registered Holsteins, including Moo-ville A2A2!

Twisted Cow [123 N Roland Street, McBain, 231-825-6000] The Twisted Cow offers unique flavors and popular Super Sundaes as well as daily food specials.


Kestelwoods Campground Store [10860 W 48 ½ Road, Wellston, 231-862-3476] Not only does Kestelwoods have ice cream, they have some pretty amazing homemade pastries too!

Know of any other sweet spots that we have missed within 20 miles of Cadillac? Please let us know!