Best Ice Cream Shops In + Around Lansing


It’s finally summertime, and that means one thing and one thing only — ice cream every day! Okay, maybe not every day.

There are so many different places to indulge in tasty frozen treats across the Lansing area. Check out our list below and see if your favorite spot made the list!

child in front of ice cream shop sign

Babe’s Corner | 800 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI

The sign on the window says it all: Hoagies! Soft Serve! Chips & Pop! Babe’s Corner serves up creative flavors that change weekly. Last fall I had their maple soft serve in a waffle cone, and it was heaven. Facebook 

Dairy Dan | 7035 S Cedar St Lansing, MI

Open daily 12pm-10pm, Dairy Dan offers options for the whole family. They even have a doggy sundae on their menu, for canine family members! Facebook

Sweet Sensations |1963 Cedar St. Holt, MI

Open since 1977, Sweet Sensations has so many menu options, including special order cakes. Their website even has a whole page dedicated to the history of ice cream — so you know they mean business.

iScream | 13191 Schavey Rd, Ste 1 DeWitt, MI 

“iScream, U Scream, DeWitt’s Finest Ice Cream” — this shop and its cute name will give you a wide selection of flavors and options all in one place.


Konevals Kone | 605 N US 27 Saint Johns, MI 

Headed north for a weekend at the lake? Make a stop at Konevals Kone in St. John’s and try their hand dipped or soft serve treats. I’m hoping to try their ice cream flight, myself! Facebook

Arctic Corner | 314 E Grand River Ave, Lansing

Arctic Corner in Old Town has been serving up cool treats to the Lansing area since 1953! Voted best Lemon ice cream in the state of Michigan. Cones, shakes, malts, Boston Coolers, and more!

Tasty Twist | 1137 E Grand River Ave, East Lansing

Looking for the best soft serve? Tasty Twist in East Lansing is where it’s at!

Unicha | 111 Division St, East Lansing

Unicha is a treat to your taste-buds! Serving gourmet hand rolled ice cream in East Lansing. With flavors such as S’more Fun, Matcha Lady, Mango Tango, Silly Taro, and Key Lime Cheesecake.

MSU Dairy Store | 1140 S Anthony Hall, East Lansing

Fresh, creamy, and delicious! MSU Dairy Store is a must when visiting campus. Their ice cream sandwiches are the best!

Iorio’s Gelato | 7420 W Saginaw Hwy, Lansing

While you’re out grabbing fresh fruits and veggies at Horrock’s, you can stop at Iorio’s Gelato (located at the north end of the building). Dairy free options available!

Twisters | 327 S Waverly Rd, Lansing

This is a drive-thru just off of Waverly Road on Lansing’s west side. Twisters is owned and operated right here in Mid-Michigan. Visit Twisters for all the soft serve ice cream. They also serve Dole Whip, which is vegan, dairy-free, lactose-free, and delicious!
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Lick-ity Split | 103 N Bridge St, Grand Ledge

A Grand Ledge treasure! Lick-ity Split has flurries, cones, and fun sundaes for the kids.

Scoopy Doo’s | 126 N Bridge St, DeWitt

Old fashioned ice cream, soft serve and hand dipped in Dewitt.

Park Lake Creamery | 6320 Park Lake Rd, Bath

Delicious shakes and sundaes available at Park Lake Creamery right on the edge of Park Lake in Bath. They also have vegan, dairy-free, and gluten-free options available! 

Plan a Summer afternoon visit to one of these Lansing area ice cream shops, perhaps after you do a StoryWalk®! We’d love to see your photos tagged on our Lansing Mom Instagram page!



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