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4 of the Best Ice Cream Shops in Pigeon Forge to Try on Your Vacation

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November 3, 2020

It’s never a bad time for ice cream! Whether it’s a hot summer day or you’re just craving something sweet, you’ll love all the opportunities to enjoy a frozen treat in Pigeon Forge. To help you decide where you want to stop during your vacation, we’ve put together a list of 4 of the best ice cream shops in Pigeon Forge!

1. Curl de la Creme


Curl de la Creme is the only ice cream shop of its kind in Pigeon Forge. This unique shop serves rolled ice cream that is made right before your eyes! It is made by pouring high quality cream base onto a freezing stainless steel plate. You get to choose what you want to mix in, from cookies, to fruit, to chocolate! Then it’s mixed, spread into a thin sheet, then scraped off to create curls of custom ice cream. For the final step, add in the toppings of your choice. You will love getting to customize your very own ice cream treat at this one-of-a-kind shop in Pigeon Forge.

2. The Old Mill Creamery

One of the best places to enjoy a cold scoop of ice cream is at The Old Mill Creamery ! The Old Mill Creamery is part of The Old Mill Square, which is known for its dining, shopping, family events and friendly atmosphere! This ice cream shop in Pigeon Forge churns traditional flavors to scoop into sugar cones or dishes, and even serves sundaes and shakes. We recommend trying one of the creamery’s signature line of ice creams that incorporate local, farm-fresh ingredients, grains from The Old Mill, homemade candies from The Old Mill Candy Kitchen, and spirits from the Old Forge Distillery! Try a scoop of the banana pudding ice cream, which includes bananas and wafers that come together to re-create the homemade treat served daily at The Old Mill Restaurant. You can’t go wrong with any flavor from this tasty ice cream shop.

3. Mad Dog’s Creamery


Mad Dog’s Creamery is known as your one stop sweet shop! You can get more than just ice cream when you visit Mad Dog’s. Not only does the ice cream shop have a full selection of hand-dipped premium ice cream, soft serve, sundaes, banana splits and milkshakes, but you can also find the best funnel cakes in town here! With 24 different flavors of ice cream, you can choose from everyday favorites like strawberry and cookies & cream, and other delicious flavors like white chocolate raspberry and strawberry cheesecake. One of the best parts about Mad Dog’s Creamery is that it’s dog friendly! Stay in one of our pet-friendly cabin rentals and bring your four-legged friend along to enjoy the treats and toys the ice cream shop has for them.

4. The Island Creamery

Another one of the best ice cream shops in Pigeon Forge is The Island Creamery . This shop is located in the heart of The Island in Pigeon Forge, which is full of shopping, dining, and entertainment! Stop by for a scoop after you ride the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel or grab a cone to enjoy as you watch The Island Show Fountains. The Island Creamery has some old-fashioned favorites like a delicious banana split, as well as a wide variety of ice cream flavors you can try on a hand-dipped chocolate waffle cone! If you don’t want ice cream, try a refreshing smoothie!

Where to Stay

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Our Pigeon Forge cabins are the perfect place to stay, especially when you want to try some of the delicious ice cream shops in Pigeon Forge! We have cabins that are great for every occasion, from a romantic getaway to a family reunion. Our cabins come with incredible amenities that guarantee you have an amazing and relaxing vacation, like fully equipped kitchens, hot tubs, mountain views and more! Some of our cabins even come with game rooms, home theaters, and indoor pools! Browse all of our Pigeon Forge cabins to plan your visit to try these tasty ice cream shops in Pigeon Forge!

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