Storybook walks make the perfect outdoor adventure for kids to engage in literacy and for families to spend time together…
From donut cones to ice cream sandwich milkshakes, win some ‘cool’ points at these creative ice cream shops.
33314 Grand River Ave, Farmington, MI 48336
120 E Main St, Northville, MI 48167
Who says kids get all the fun? Browndog Barlor (bar/ice cream parlor) has kid-friendly flavors and 21+ options too – cheers!
2530 Orchard Lake Rd, Sylvan Lake, MI 48320
Have double the fun at Cool Jack’s and get two desserts in one. Pick out two cookies and ice cream flavor for a yummy ice cream sandwich.
1014 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
Detroit Water Ice isn’t quite ice cream but you probably can’t tell. This dairy-free frozen treat is fun to eat and all the profits go to help families in need.
29039 Southfield Road, Southfield, MI 48076
856 E. Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI 49083
It’s never too early for ice cream. Order a donut cone with ice cream and sprinkles on top or shake things up with a milkshake topped with a donut!
24110 John R Rd, Hazel Park, MI 48030
Find dinner and dessert at Doug’s. The seasonal walk-up offers a menu of delectable sweet and savory options. Hard and soft serve, with plenty of sprinkles, sundaes and Nerds!
19605 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Woods, MI, 48236
Garrido’s over-the-top desserts are something you have to see to believe. Think milkshake topped with ice cream sandwich topped with two mini ice cream cones – the kids will be bouncing off the walls one minute and passed out the next.
19400 Northline Road, Southgate, MI 48195
Gather the fam and get ready to indulge in a Colossal Sundae! An entire gallon and a half of chocolate, vanilla and strawberry ice cream topped with whipped cream, sprinkles, cherries, and your choice of Oreo or Chocolate chip cookies – food coma comes free!
33443 W Seven Mile Rd, Livonia, MI 48152 (located inside Biggby Coffee)
18309 Hall Road, Macomb, MI 48044 (located inside Biggby Coffee)
1286 Walton Blvd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307 (located inside Biggby Coffee)
See science in action and eat a sweet treat. Milkster uses liquid nitrogen to make creamy ‘nicecream’ using mainly organic ingredients and creative fillers like Ferrero Rocher and Biscoff spread.
4233 Coolidge Hwy, Royal Oak, MI 48073
Get ready for a GIANT scoop of ice cream. The old school parlor gives generous scoops that won’t leave anyone needing more.
22965 Woodward, Ferndale, MI 48220
4160 Cass Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
Potato chips and PB & J are only a couple of the fun flavors at Treat Dreams. From Kooky Monster for the kids to Arnold Palmer and Cranberry Vodka for the bigs.
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About Carrie Budzinski
Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..