July 24th, 2017

Beat the Heat : 4 Ice Cream Shops To Try Near Durham Farms

When it finally dawns upon us that the Middle Tennessee summer season is merely mother nature’s unique way of signaling an urgent need for rich, smooth, creamy, delicious ice cream… the urge comes fast. Here are a few solid (possibly life-changing) ice cream shops located just minutes away from your front door, plus a couple of ice cream truck options willing (with a little planning) to come your way.

Enjoy! Stay cool this summer.

Retro Sno

Cool off with frozen treats flavored with cane sugar, from sweet tea and lemon to raspberry wedding cake. Find them inside Hendersonville Produce, or on their Food Truck route: here and you’re invited to request the #retrosno truck: here

Where: Hendersonville Produce, 760 E. Main St. Hendersonville, TN (about 7 minutes away)
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. | Sunday: noon-5 p.m.

Try this: Nashberry Stuffed Snoball – red-berry and coconut ice enveloping vanilla ice cream and drizzled with sweetened condensed milk.

Details: www.retrosnotruck.com

MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream & Great American Cookies

MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream & Great American Cookies serve some of the best premium ice cream, cakes and cookies in Sumner County – consistently awarded blue ribbons by the National Ice Cream Retailers Association. #madefreshdaily

Where: 200 N. Anderson Ln, Ste 108, Hendersonville, TN (about 8 minutes away)
Hours: Monday – Thursday: 11 am – 10 pm | Friday – Saturday: 11 am – 10:30 pm | Sunday: 12 pm – 10 pm
Phone: (615) 824-4373

Try This: Fresh baked waffle cone with a coffee + caramel + Cinnamoo triple-scoop

Details: www.facebook.com/MaggieMoosHendersonville + www.maggiemooscaters.com

Town Square Creamery and Country Market

Serving ice cream and country market full of local honey, maple syrup, jams, jellies, relish, salsa, apple butter, baked goodies and gift items. Now serving a lunch menu which includes delicious soups and gussied up grilled cheeses during the week (Tuesday-Friday: 11 am-3 pm)

Where: 128 N. Water Ave. Gallatin, TN (about 18 minutes away)
Hours: Tuesday – Thursday: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. | Friday – Saturday: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. | Sunday – Monday: closed.
Phone: (615) 675-4700

Try this: Chocolate-dipped waffle cone with white chocolate + raspberry + fudge ice cream

Details: www.facebook.com/pg/townsquarecreamery

Swaney Swift’s on the Square

Swaney Swift’s combines the old-school soda fountain vibe with a new-school twist on dining.​ T​his burger joint serves freshly-made milkshakes, floats and ice cream treats.

Where: 118 N. Water Ave. Gallatin, TN​ (about 18 minutes away)​
Hours: ​Sunday – Thursday:​11 a.m.-8 p.m. | Friday – Saturday:​ 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Phone: (615​) 675-4366​

​T​ry​ this​: Cookie Monster ​-​ vanilla ice cream topped with warm chocolate chip cookies, chocolate syrup and whipped cream

Details: www.facebook.com/pg/swaneyswift