Located in Utica, Ohio, Velvet Ice Cream has been named one of America’s 10 Best Ice Cream Factory Tours by Frommer’s. They’ve served rich and creamy scoops of ice cream for over a century, and invite you to explore their history on a tour of their factory.

Upcoming Events Velvet Ice Cream:

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Drop in on the fourth Saturday in April when Velvet Ice Cream kicks off the season by giving guests a FREE single-dip sugar or cake cone on opening day.

Join one of the free Velvet Ice Cream factory tours, where you’ll see the ice cream being made.

Explore the interactive Ice Cream and Milling Museums

Visit the historic 1817 grist mill with water wheel.

Have a picnic at one of the shelter houses while the children play on the Ye Olde Mill playground.

Enjoy lunch with family and friends in the cafe.

Get back to nature on a stroll along the nature trail.

Cast a line in one of the two catch-and-release ponds.

Later, visit the real 19th century-style ice cream parlor for a scoop of your favorite flavor.

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Interesting Facts:

Did you know that July is National Ice Cream Month?

Velvet Ice Cream serves over 40,000 scoops each year.

Velvet Ice Cream welcomes travelers to join their festive events throughout the season, and live music and entertainment on weekends.

Ye Olde Mill and the Velvet Ice Cream are open April 20-October 31.  For a schedule that f upcoming events, tours, and entertainment visit their website.

 

Have you visited Velvet Ice Cream?

With a passion for travel and creativity, Journalist and Photographer, Melody Schubert let’s her imagination guide her as she explores the world. For her, everyday is an opportunity to embrace something new, and explore intriguing and overlooked destinations that express the heart of a region, and share these discoveries with readers of Travel Freak. She is also Editorial Executive for USA Travel Magazine - http://www.usatravelmagazine.com/ where she shares more of travel interests.

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