Going out for ice cream is a vacation tradition! When you visit Hilton Head Island, you will find a variety of wonderful creameries where you can enjoy a cone, milkshake, or sundae. To help you make the most of your next getaway, we have put together a guide to the top five places to get ice cream in Hilton Head.

1. Hilton Head Ice Cream

Hilton Head Ice Cream has been a can’t-miss destination on the island since it opened in 1982! This beloved shop makes all of its ice cream from high-quality cream with enough butterfat for a rich, indulgent taste. Popular flavors at Hilton Head Ice Cream include Brownie Cheesecake, Cookie Monster, Double Chocolate, and Peanut Butter Chip. If you’re in the mood for one of the creamery’s seasonal flavors, you can call them at least 48 hours in advance and they’ll make it just for you! In addition to its mouthwatering ice cream, HHIC is famous for its irresistible chocolate chip cookies and chocolate chip pecan cookies. A delicious ice cream sundae with hot fudge and a cherry on top.

2. The Frozen MOO

The Frozen MOO is another one of our favorite places to get ice cream in Hilton Head. Located in Coligny Plaza, this popular shop offers more than 90 flavors of ice cream, frozen yogurt, and sherbert! Standout flavors at The Frozen Moo include Pralines ‘N Cream, Banana Cream Pie, Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel, and Georgia Peach. Anyone craving a sundae will be pleased to find that The Frozen Moo offers a variety of fruit toppings, candies, and drizzles that can be added to the ice cream of your choosing.

3. Kilwins

The Kilwins at Shelter Cove Towne Centre is a paradise for anyone with a sweet tooth! Boasting 40 flavors of homemade ice cream served on freshly baked waffle cones, Kilwin’s is guaranteed have the creamy dessert of your dreams. Besides ice cream, Kilwin’s is also famous for its incredible Macinack Island-style fudge, chocolates, caramel apples, and other tasty treats. A mix of chocolate and vanilla ice cream in a waffle cone.

4. Salty Dog Ice Cream Shop

Situated next door to the Salty Dog Cafe in Sea Pines, the Salty Dog Ice Cream Shop never disappoints! While the Salty Dog offers a wide selection of ice cream flavors, the most buzzed-about variety is definitely Key Lime Pie. Whether you enjoy your ice cream in a cake cone, waffle cone, or sundae, you really can’t go wrong at the Salty Dog.

5. The Ice Cream Cone

The Ice Cream Cone has been serving up incredible ice cream creations for over 47 years! Guests can choose from a fantastic selection of ice creams, milkshakes, malts, floats, sundaes, soft-serve yogurts, and sorbets. Situated steps away from the beach in Coligny Placa, The Ice Cream Cone is the ideal spot for an afternoon snack. The patio of a Hilton Head vacation rental with beautiful views of the beach.

Where to Stay in Hilton Head

When you stay with Hilton Head Properties Realty & Rentals, you will be near all of the best spots for ice cream in Hilton Head. Our vacation rentals come with your choice of amazing amenities, including fully furnished kitchens, outdoor grills, private swimming pools, flat screen TVs, and internet access. With everything from 1 bedroom properties to 7 bedroom properties, we are sure to have the perfect accommodations for your vacation. To start planning your getaway, browse our selection of vacation homes in Hilton Head!