20 Minute Radius: 10 Local Ice Cream Places

Purple ice cream on Rowan Boulvard.

School is out and summer vacation is in! What sweet treat goes hand-in-hand with the summer time? Ice cream! Hanging out in the Glassboro area? Check out these ice cream shops that are within 20 miles from campus!

1. Alaura Kitchen, Pitman, NJ

Whether you’re looking for a meal or just a sweet treat, Alaura’s is the place to stop in downtown Pitman. They change their menu weekly, so there’s tons of flavors to choose from, even dietary options! The Belgian fries are a must. 

2. Dippy’s, Mantua. NJ

The best homemade ice cream in town! Dippy’s is great and has a variety of flavors to choose from! Their blueberry flavor is a jersey iconic. Blueberry will make your mouth water with delight and feel reminiscent of the South Jersey native fruit. 

3. Scoopy’s Ice Cream and Water Ice, Sewell, NJ

Looking for your carnival favorites? Scoopy’s offers more than just your classic scoop. From Dole Whip to their arctic swirl to a classic sundae, you won’t be disappointed!

4. Cono’s Pizza and Ice Cream, Glassboro, NJ

Walking back from class? Grab a slice and scoop on your way back! Located behind Rowan Boulevard, this shop will have you visiting every day! And did we mention their pizzas come in cones?

5. Yogo Factory, Glassboro, NJ

Not completely feeling ice cream today? Stop by the Yogo Factory for some sweet frozen yogurt on Rowan Boulevard. Add your own toppings and pay with your Rowan Bucks! Yogo Factory is definitely a Prof’s favorite!

6. Bruster’s Real Ice Cream, Sewell, NJ

Bruster’s is the place to hang out with your friends where everyone can get what they want! Their ice cream pies are truly one of a kind and to die for!

7. Reggina Gelato and Espresso Bar, Mullica Hill, NJ

Reggina’s is the best place to stop for some Italian sweets. They have all your favorites, gelato, cannolis and more! Make sure you try their strawberry lemonade and mascarpone! 

8. Stio’s Water Ice and Ice Cream, Washington Township, NJ

Who doesn’t love family owned businesses? You’ll feel a part of the family after the first bite! Skip the line and order online! You’ll need to take your time picking from their delicious hand dipped flavors!

9. Twin Kiss Drive In, Clayton, NJ

Looking for both salty and sweet? Stop by Twin Kiss to grab a pretzel and some ice cream! You’ll love their outdoor seating area!

10. Mueller’s Ice Cream and Fruit Freezz, Deptford Township, NJ

A hand holding a cup of ice cream You’ll feel transported to the Jersey shore boardwalk the second you lay eyes on the menu. Order funnel cake, ice cream floats, and choose from 24 flavors of soft serve. They’re known for their Fruit Freezz drinks. They are formulated with fresh fruit juice and the pulp will definitely get stuck in your teeth in the best way possible. 

Due to COVID-19, these shops are all currently available for take-out only. Got more suggestions? Share a picture of your favorite place using #IceCreamforRowan!

Story by: 
Camryn Hadley, junior
Kailey Bertelsen, senior

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