Myrtle Beach, S.C.

102 THINGS TO DO IN MYRTLE BEACH
79. Ice Cream Shops

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Ice Cream Shops

Who screams? You scream! We all scream for Ice Cream! This delightful and tasty frozen concoction, one that dates back to China, 200 b.c., has been as common a part of our lives, and American as apple pie, since the invention of the freezer. A year-round treat, ice cream is especially sumptuous on summer vacations, and Myrtle Beach is famous for both its summers and its ice cream. A year-round treat, ice cream is especially sumptuous on summer vacations, and Myrtle Beach is famous for both its summers and its ice cream. Whether you support team chocolate, or team vanilla, or fall somewhere in between with creations limited only by your imagination, there’s an ice cream treat you probably already call your favorite. The classic simple vanilla cone? A full boat banana split? A mix-in-your-own ingredients mish-mash? Or the classic milkshake? It doesn’t matter. It’s all delicious. Myrtle Beach ice cream shops are plentiful and range from the popular national chains to hometown favorites endorsed by celebrities who once called our area home, and remember their favorite frozen treat.

Kilwins

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Treat your sweet tooth to a scoop or two of ice cream at Kilwins at Broadway at the Beach! This nostalgic store is home to delectable hand-made and hand-scooped ice cream that will have you feeling like a kid again. Each batch of ice cream is made on-site and is crafted with the finest ingredients. 

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Sweet Frog Premium Frozen Yogurt

Sweet Frog Premium Frozen Yogurt

With three area locations to serve you, Sweet Frog is quickly becoming the trusted name in premium frozen confections. In decadent non-fat, low fat, supreme, no sugar added, gelato, and sorbet, the choices are endless. Start by mixing your own creamy base, and then add the topping, as much or as little, as you like. You decide! Then you pay by weight, for only what you want. Premium frozen yogurt, your way.

Kirk's 1890 Ice Cream Parlor

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Step back in time to an old-fashioned ice cream parlor serving the finest real ice cream available. Two area locations make it convenient to visit after a trip to the beach. Sample any one of more than 40 flavors before you commit. Loaded with families on those warm summer nights, Kirk’s has been feeding kids and their parents since the 1970s. This is the real deal.

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Original Painter's Homemade Ice Cream

Since 1952 the award-winning Original Painter’s Homemade Ice Cream shop in North Myrtle Beach has been creating lasting vacation memories for generations of vacationers who don’t mind standing in line if necessary, for this glorious ice cream. Our local celebrity, Vanna White, of TV’s Wheel of Fortune” fame,” never misses a trip to Painter’s when she comes home to visit family. Why not start making your own memories?

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Cold Stone Creamery

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Cold Stone Creamery ice cream! This famous chain of creameries serves up delicious flavors and allows hungry visitors to concoct their own mixture. Choose a base flavor and several toppings and watch as your ice cream scooper mixes your choices together on a cold stone slab.

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Friendly's

Serving a long list of breakfast, lunch, and dinner items, Friendly’s is an easy place to go to feed the whole family on a budget. If you have a sweet-tooth or children, save room for some ice cream at the end of the meal. Endless combinations of cones and sundaes can be made from their dozens of flavors and toppings, and brownies, milkshakes, and floats are also available.

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