Sweets for the Sweetest

One of the best parts of a getaway is indulging in the area’s best treats. And for many, the best treats are sweets! 

Sweet Spots 

From ice cream to cookies, you’ll find plenty of places to satisfy a sweet tooth throughout the area. 

Santa’s Candy Castle – The ultimate sweet spot! There’s hardly a corner of this historic building that doesn’t feature some kind of confection. Indulge in old-fashioned and current candy favorites, handmade chocolates, 35 flavors of cocoa, and their famous frozen hot chocolate. 

A boy and girl share a frozen hot chocolate at Santa's Candy Castle

Santa Claus Christmas Store – It doesn’t just look like Christmastime at the Santa Claus Christmas Store, it smells like it, too! Stop in for massive cookies fresh from the oven, fudge in a variety of unique flavors, chocolate candies, and sugary Bavarian nuts. 

Frosty’s Fun Center – It’s no surprise that a restaurant called “Frosty’s” is a great place to go for frozen treats. Order your ice cream by the scoop or soft served. Or try the popular Dirty Sundae!  

Annie’s Ice Cream (at S&S BBQ & Pizzeria) – The perfect end to a BBQ meal is a frosty treat! Try one of the many milkshake flavors available or choose a classic cone.

Fat Daddy’s Grill & Chill – Banana splits, milkshakes, sundaes. If it’s made with ice cream, there’s a good chance you’ll find it on the Fat Daddy’s menu.


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Sweet P’s Frostbite – Pull up a picnic table and enjoy a soft-serve ice cream cone, shake, sundae, or even an old-fashioned soda.

Scoops Ice Cream – Pair a burger or sandwich with a frosty milkshake or indulge in one of Scoops’ ice cream treats.

Darlena’s Lincolnland Restaurant – You’ll find hearty home-cooking at Darlena’s. And you’ll also find desserts, like pecan pie and chocolate cake, that taste like they’re right out of Grandma’s oven!    

Monkey Hollow Winery and Distillery – Grown-up sweet tooths might just find what they’re looking for at Monkey Hollow! Choose from fruit wines like Blackberry and Cherry or sweet offerings from the distillery, like flavored Monkey Shine and Limoncello.  

Pepper’s Ridge Winery – Like Monkey Hollow, Pepper’s Ridge has a lengthy offering of sweet wines. One of their most popular, Lakeview Peach, is made using fruit from nearby Lakeview Orchards! 

Lakeview Orchards – Speaking of the orchard, this is the place to go for sweets that are good for you. From apples to peaches to pumpkins, you’ll find the sweetest of nature’s treats! 

Pumpkins and More Farm Market – Craving a home-baked cookie? Need some local honey for your tea? How about a locally made jam or jelly? Pumpkins and More has you covered! 

Have the Sweetest Time 

If sweets are what you’re looking for during your visit, then these are definitely the spots to visit. And if you need recommendations for places to eat, places to stay, or things to do, you can always contact us with your questions. We want you to have the sweetest visit possible!  

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