Top 5 Spots for Sweet Treats at Buckeye Lake

Escape To Buckeye Lake | Jul 24, 2023

Looking for a nice way to cool down this summer?  We’ve got the scoop!  Dive in and satisfy your sweet tooth with these 5 spots for sweet treats at Buckeye Lake. 

Dips on the Lake
Located within the Boatyard at Buckeye Lake, Dips on the Lake is a seasonal shop serving Johnson’s Ice Cream products on the North Bank.  Enjoy memorable views on the 4-mile bike/walking path right on the water!

Family eating ice cream at local ice cream shop.
Weldon’s Ice Cream Factory
What was once a hotel, Weldon’s Ice Cream Factory is a well-known piece of history to locals and those beyond!  Serving the Buckeye Lake region since 1929, enjoy your homemade sundae on the large front porch and experience beautiful views of the lake.  Afterward, take a walk through the local shops in the village of Millersport, including Buckeye Lake Place, Jackie’s Creations, and Picadilly Vintage (open on the weekends).

Hank & Stella’s
Experience a Buckeye Lake favorite, Hank & Stella’s in Thornville, Ohio, serving olde-fashioned, premium frozen custard made on-site daily with a myriad of topping options, right across from the public Canoe/Kayak Launch.

Ice cream topped with strawberries sitting on metal table.
Karen’s Bakery and Custom Cakes
Indulge in delicious desserts and amazing pastries at Karen’s Bakery and Custom Cakes including cakes, cupcakes, and more.  Enjoy this hometown bakery and order something special for your next event or occasion!

Dockside Donuts
Located inside Karen’s Bakery and Custom Cakes, find tasty donuts and pastries at Dockside Donuts (open Fridays and Saturdays, 6:30AM-1:00PM) including gluten-free options!  Don’t miss out on flavors like cookies & cream, buckeye, turtle, blueberry cake, and more.

Donuts with brown and white icing are piped with images of blue anchors.


Worth the Drive:
Perrydise Frozen Yogurt (Somerset, Ohio – 11 miles)
Gracie’s in Somerset (Somerset, Ohio – 11 miles)
Hebron Dari Bar (Hebron, Ohio – 2.5 miles)
Clay’s Cafe (Hebron, Ohio – 3 miles)
Schaffner’s Drive In (Baltimore, Ohio – 12 miles)

Bonus: Find other sweet drinks and pastries at the local cafes around the lake!
Buckeye Lake Coffee Company
Coffee Shack Coffee Roasters & Cafe
Millersport Coffee

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