The Franklin and Brentwood areas are home to a number of businesses offering frozen sweet treats to enjoy during the summertime.
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream
230 Franklin Road, Ste. 11S, Franklin
211 Franklin Road, Ste. 100, Brentwood
Jeni’s has six Nashville-area locations including in Hill Center in Brentwood and inside The Factory at Franklin. Dairy-free and seasonal flavors are also available, and pints can be ordered online.
What to try: Roasted Peanut Butter and Strawberry Jam, goat cheese with red cherries
La Paleteria Ice Cream Shop
1203 Murfreesboro Road, Ste. 150, Franklin
This Franklin-area shop offers paletas as well as ice cream and agua frescas.
What to try: Oreo ice cream
1334 W. Main St., Franklin
Located just southwest of downtown Franklin, Paletas Tocumbo offers a selection of Mexican paletas, a popsicle-like frozen treat made with fresh fruits.
What to try: Strawberry and cream paleta, mangoneada
430 Cool Springs Blvd., Franklin
Opened earlier this year in Cool Springs, Sweet Charlie’s offers Thai-style rolled ice cream that is made to order by spreading cream and ingredients on a cold surface and mixing until frozen.
What to try: Monkey See, Monkey Do, made with Nutella and bananas; Love Park, made with chocolate, pretzels and peanut butter
500 W. Main St., Franklin
3021 Mallory Lane, Ste. 127, Franklin
Located in downtown Franklin and Cool Springs, Sweet Cece’s offers a variety of frozen yogurts, ice cream, gelato, sorbet and frozen custard with several toppings to choose from.
What to try: Tropical Sorbet frozen yogurt, Ooey Gooey Cinnamon Bun frozen yogurt