As we dive deep into the fall season, the leaves are turning and the scoops are churning. Local ice cream shops are celebrating by serving up fall favorites ranging from pumpkin cheesecake to sweet potato. Yes, sweet potato. Fall in love with these ice cream flavors across the US.

A waffle cone filled with two scoops of ice cream is held up against a backdrop of autumn leaves.
Fall isn't just about Pumpkin Spice Lattes, there are a host of autumn-inspired flavors to try © Courtesy of Gannon's Ice Cream

Gannon’s Ice Cream

The Syracuse-based Gannon’s is known for its rotating 200+ homemade flavors. The Valley location will remain open until Christmastime this year and right now, you can find fall foliage and sweets such as Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Chip, Pumpkin Oreo and Apple Cookie. 

Location: 1525 Valley Dr or 4800 McDonald Road #6, Syracuse, NY

A closeup of a four-scoop ice cream cone featuring Peach Butter, Honey Cornbread, Apple Butter and Aroniaberry Blueberry
Ted and Wally's makes ice cream the old-fashioned way © Courtesy of Ted and Wally's

Ted and Wally’s 

Ted and Wally’s are known to make fresh small batches daily, craft churning their ice cream the old-fashioned way with rock salt and ice, changing their flavors constantly. With 3,000 recipes to choose from and almost all ingredients locally sourced, you’ll be sure to find a winner here. Don’t miss out on fall scoops such as Apple Raspberry Cobbler, Caramel Peach Pecan Pie, Honey Cornbread, Marshmallow Sweet Potato Pie and Bourbon Maple Butternut Squash Cheesecake. Any of these will pair nicely with Grandma’s homemade pies. 

Location: 1120 Jackson St. or 6023 Maple St. Omaha, Nebraska 

A group of people line up in front of Molly Moon's ice cream shop in Seattle
Molly Moon's Pumpkin Clove is a crowd favorite © Courtesy of Molly Moon's Homemade Ice Cream

Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream

Molly Moon’s delicious creamy ice creams are made fresh in one of their four locations with 90 percent locally sourced ingredients. Molly’s philosophy is the shared love of ice cream brings people together for the common goal of pure happiness. Pumpkin Clove is a sweet and spicy collaboration made with pumpkin and sweetened with organic cane sugar and spiced with organic ground clove, cinnamon and nutmeg.

Location: Multiple stores across Seattle, Washington

A two-scoop ice cream cone is held up against a brick background
Run, don't walk to try the Maple Bourbon ice cream at Ample Hills © Courtesy of Ample Hills Creamery

Ample Hills Creamery

Ample Hills founders Brian Smith and Jackie Cuscuna want their creamery to bring joy to the community and serve as a backdrop to your most cherished memories. One flavor that’s sure to linger in your thoughts is the popular Maple Bourbon. The indulgent treat has a sweet cream maple ice cream with the perfect complement of chocolate-coated maple candied pecans imparting a hint of bitter and warm, toasty, nutty notes. 

Another fan favorite is the Pumpkin Cheesecake which has a marbled pumpkin and cheesecake ice cream base with pieces of housemade graham cracker crumb. Not near a location? Don’t worry you can order pints online

Location: Shops across the US

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Indulge in a host of seasonal ice cream flavors at Jeni's © Courtesy of Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

Jeni’s Sweet Potato with Torched Marshmallows pint is best to enjoy while watching leaves fall from the trees. You can grab these flavors in-store or order online and have them delivered to your door. With no synthetic flavorings, dyes or off-the-shelf mixes, you’re guaranteed a scoop of nothing but the best. 

Location: Shops across the US

Four double-scoop ice cream cones are placed in a plastic holder in front of a "Ginger's" sign
Ginger's prides itself on using locally sourced ingredients © Courtesy of Ginger's Divine Ice Creams

Ginger’s Divine Ice Creams

Ginger herself can be found in the local farmers market on the weekends, gathering ingredients for her divine ice cream concoctions. Ginger’s Divine Ice Creams is located on the westside where the beach-loving Californians love a good pumpkin ice cream. Butter Scotch Pumpkin Brulee and Maple Walnut are perfect fall picks. 

Location: 12550 W. Washington Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

Closeup of a waffle cone filled with ice cream and drizzled with a praline sauce
Head to Houston for a scoop (or two) of Fat Cat ice cream © Courtesy of Fat Cat Creamery

Fat Cat Creamery

Everything at Fat Cat Creamery is made completely from scratch, from the ice cream base to all mix-ins and toppings, along with cookies and caramels. The finest Texas ingredients are used when possible, including milk, cream and eggs. This isn’t your typical cat treat, try the exclusive Pumpkin Blondie Sundae this fall, an amazing concoction with a base of a warm pumpkin and white chocolate blondie topped with two scoops of your choice of ice cream and warm praline sauce, speculoos cookie crumbles, honey roasted pecans, fresh whipped cream and cherries. Get it right meow! 

Location: 1901 N Shepherd Dr #3 Houston, Texas 

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