Everyone knows that a good Myrtle Beach vacation includes a lot of good food – meals you can rave about long after you’re back home, and unique and tasty treats that make you wish they were available where you lived. Repeat visitors to the Grand Strand know that the area has some of the best seafood in the US, some of the best burgers you’ve ever sunk your teeth into, and for those craving something sweet, it also has some of the best ice cream and frozen yogurt.
Here are our Favourite 5 places to satisfy your sweet tooth, but you’d better eat it fast because it isn’t going to last long in that Myrtle Beach heat!
Ben & Jerry’s Multiple Locations, Myrtle Beach/North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina 29577
The well-known and loved Ben & Jerry’s ice cream business has several locations in Myrtle Beach. With bright, colourful franchise shops at Broadway at the Beach and on Ocean Boulevard, Ben & Jerry’s provides easy access to any sudden ice cream (or ice cream cake) cravings and their clever flavour combinations such as make for interesting sweet treats on any tongue.
Sweet Frog isn’t an ice cream parlour, but this nationwide chain serves up premium frozen yogurt at multiple Grand Strand locations. Customers serve themselves, choosing from a variety of yogurt flavours, including favourites such as Cookies N Cream, French Toast, New York Cheesecake and Toasted Marshmallow. Topping options abound as well, including sweets, fresh fruits and syrups. The concoction is priced based on weight.
Bruster’s Real Ice Cream
Bruster’s Real Ice Cream provides delicious ice cream in a unique drive-in setting. Choose your indulgence at the drive-thru or walk-up window, and enjoy it in the comfort of your car or at one of the umbrella tables outside. With bolder flavours like Orange-Pineapple and classic favourites like Mint Chocolate Chip, Bruster’s offers endless combinations of ice cream treats to enjoy in the summer sunshine.
Maggie Moo’s 4772 Highway 17 North, Suite A, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582
Maggie Moo’s location makes it a refreshing spot to cool down with an ice cream after shopping in the South Carolina heat at Barefoot Landing. With low-fat frozen yogurt, sorbet, and sugar-free options, Maggie Moo’s offers a broad range of creative ice cream flavours, such as Pumpkin Cheesecake and Cinnamoo Bun. With specialty treats like ice cream cakes and unique “foods” like ice cream pizza, Maggie Moo’s has an ice cream delight for everyone.
The family owned Calabash Creamery has been serving up homemade ice cream just across the state line in North Carolina since the early 2000s. Gourmet flavours include Banana’s Foster; Blueberry Cheesecake; Cappuccini Crunch; and Salted Caramel. Seasonal flavours are available, and selection varies during off-season months.