It’s July in Florida and the summer sun is out in full force. If you’re looking for a little respite from the heat, we suggest cooling down with a frozen treat from one of these exceptional spots near the Bradenton area.
The Hyppo Gourmet Ice Pops
Where: 438 St Armands Circle, Sarasota, FL
When: Monday – Thursday 12pm – 6pm, Friday & Saturday 12pm – 10pm, Sunday 12pm – 9pm
Though based in St. Augustine, The Hyppo has locations all over Florida, including Sarasota. Stop by for one of their top-rated, gourmet ice pops made with the freshest – often locally sourced – fruit available. This popular spot features over 450 unique flavors to choose from, such as Cherry Key Lime, Watermelon Blueberry, and Pineapple Tangerine. Not every flavor is available year round, so be sure to swing by and check out the current menu for a treat that will keep you cool and light up your taste buds!
Antojitos la Michoacana
Where: 560 N Washington Blvd, Unit H, Sarasota, FL
When: Open 7 days a week, 11:30am – 10pm
This somewhat hidden gem offers a delicious selection of Latin style homemade ice cream, milkshakes, fruit cups and popsicles, banana splits, and other scrumptious snacks. Try the popular Elote en Vaso (corn in a cup), or a refreshing Mango Milkshake. No matter what you decide, Antojitos has plenty of treats to help you beat the heat!
Small Town Creamery
Where: 5404 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
When: Open 7 days a week, 11am – 9:30pm
Just to the west of Bradenton on Anna Maria Island, there’s a little shop where you can find some of the best tasting ice cream on the Gulf Coast. For years, Small Town Creamery has been serving up big, delicious scoops of classic flavors like chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry, along with more interesting varieties, such as Dreamcicle or Purple Daze. The creamery also offers sorbet and frozen ice treats, as well as probiotic frozen yogurts and vegan options. Small Town Creamery is well worth the visit, so be sure you make a point to stop by this summer.
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Hendrick Honda In Bradenton
With those summer temperatures creeping higher and higher, you’re going to need more than a popsicle or ice-cream cone to help you beat the heat. Stay cool this summer by purchasing a high-quality vehicle with a reliable air conditioner from Hendrick Honda in Bradenton. We’ve got a fantastic line up of new and used Honda models, as well as monthly deals and financing to fit any budget. Come see us at 5515 14th St. W and test drive your next Honda vehicle today!