Best Spots in the East Valley to Grab an Ice Cream this Summer

Did you know that Sunday is National Ice Cream Day? That means this weekend is actually the perfect time to grab an ice cream treat! Today on the blog, we are sharing our adventures exploring the valley with the 2017 Toyota Prius in search of the best ice cream in the area!

Escape the Phoenix heat of summer and grab something delicious and cold to eat! 

Whether you prefer soft serve, gelato, ice cream sandwiches, froyo, or shaved ice cream (yes, that is a real thing I promise) there are a number of mom and pop businesses around the valley you can support with your business. Adam and I aspire to shop #azlocal whenever we can, and we enjoy having our date nights out of the house when we can afford it and want to leave our home office. Last week, we spent our date night scoping out spots around the valley on Yelp for some tasty ice cream treats to enjoy and drove our 2017 Toyota Prius to a few of these locations to share a few desserts from their menus!

With so many spots around the valley to grab an ice cream, it can be overwhelming to decide where to go. Today, I'm sharing a roundup of a handful of my favorite spots in the East Valley to grab an ice cream cone or ice cream sandwich!

Best Spots in the East Valley to Grab an Ice Cream this Summer

- Udder Delights (Chandler, AZ)
Ice Cream & Co (Mesa, AZ)
Slickables (Tempe, AZ)
The Baked Bear (Tempe, AZ)
Ice Cream Sammies (Chandler, AZ)
Creamistry (Scottsdale, AZ)
Sweet Republic  (Scottsdale, AZ)

Adam and I had such a blast driving around the valley in our 2017 Toyota Prius this past week trying out all kinds of different ice creams from places all around the valley! It was so easy navigating to different neighborhoods with the help of the Prius' Entune Premium Audio with Integrated Navigation, and even with all of the driving we did around the valley we ended up not having to fill our gas tank (gotta love that Prius hybrid!) 

When I learned it was National Ice Cream Day this Sunday, I knew now was the perfect time to share some of our favorite spots we visited! We hope that we've inspired you to head out and try one of these spots for a delicious ice cream treat!

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  1. I haven't been to an ice cream shop in forever! all these pics are making it really hard not to run off right this second. :)

  2. Mmm I definitely need to check out some of those places! Creamistry has been on my bucket list for a while. I also recommend Petersen's Ice Cream and Sub Zero, both in Gilbert.

  3. I love ice cream! I can't believe I haven't been to any of these places! My favorite is gelato at Dolce Vita. It's SO good!


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