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TRG’s Must-Try Ice Cream Treats in Central Ohio

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It’s National Ice Cream Day! A perfect day to treat yourself in the blazing heat of summer! Our team decided to share some of our favorite ice cream stops/brands in Central Ohio! Keep reading to try some new places or flavors!

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

Who’s Favorite: Karla Ballenger (Real Estate Consultant)

Favorite Flavor: The Tonight Dough

Why they Love the Ice Cream: “Satisfies the chocolate craving just right!” -Karla Ballenger

Check out Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Here!

Graeters Ice Cream & Whits Frozen Custard

Who’s Favorite: Emily Ferguson (Director of Operations)

Favorite Flavor: Vanilla

Why they Love the Ice Cream: “My 2 year old looks forward to our family date every weekend walking to the “rest-ur-naut” for lunch and getting for ice cream after!” -Emily Ferguson

Check out Whit’s Frozen Custard here & Graeter’s Ice Cream here!

Dairy Queen

Who’s Favorite: Stephanie Masterson (President & Real Estate Consultant)

Favorite Flavor: Cookie Dough Blizzard

Why they Love the Ice Cream: “Best place to go after summer sports to celebrate wins!” -Stephanie Masterson

Check out Dairy Queen here!

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream

Who’s Favorite: Jenna Crowley (Real Estate Consultant)

Favorite Flavor: Brambleberry Crisp

Why they Love the Ice Cream: “I love that it originated in Columbus and their unique mix of flavors!” -Jenna Crowley

Check out Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream here!

Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream

Who’s Favorite: Amy Dutiel (Client Service Assistant), Jenny Bilchak (Real Estate Consultant), Madison Dyll (Marketing Intern)

Favorite Flavor: Brownie Batter & Cake Batter (Amy Dutiel), Strawberry Cheesecake (Jenny Bilchak), Banana & Chocolate Cake Batter (Madison Dyll)

Why they Love the Ice Cream: “I love the soft serve ice cream flavor… come here for the holidays… they have my other holiday flavors… pumpkin, candy cane and apple pie!!!”- Amy Dutiel

“It was always my families and friends go to Ice Cream Shop. It would be the shop we stop at before going to my grandparents house in the summer. We would pick them up their favorite treat and show up with before dinner. The best is when we were allowed to eat our cones or cups of ice cream before dinner. Sheer delight!” -Jenny Bilchak

“I was born in Youngstown, lived there until I was 5 years old, and traveled back and forth to see my grandparents there until I was 10. For those who do not know, Handel’s originated in Youngstown so my family and I used to go to the original Handel’s all of the time. I remember the excitement we had when they opened the first Central Ohio location! This yummy treat brings back such wonderful memories with my family!” -Madison Dyll

Check out Handel’s Homemade Ice Cream here!

Local Shops around Central Ohio

Who’s Favorite: Jodi Carcamo, Marketing Manager

Favorite Flavor: chocolate, coffee or pistachio

Why they Love the Ice Cream: “I love to support the local shops, like Gelatolicious!” -Jodi Carcamo

Find Your Home in Central Ohio

No matter the ice cream spot, there’s always somewhere to enjoy the communities of Central Ohio. Be sure to follow our blog to stay posted on the highlights!

Are you thinking of making the move to Central Ohio? Use our in-depth area guides to learn more about life here, browse our buying resources for help, and try out our specialized search tool to narrow down your options. Ready to get started? Just give us a call!

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