Best Summer Desserts to Cool Down Around Warrenton


It’s time to beat the heat with some sweet treats. The Warrenton area is home to some great ice cream, yogurt, and shaved iced companies. So, whether you are in the mood for something light, extra sweet, creamy, or fruity, we have just the place for you. We’ve put together a few of our got-tos to help you out when the summer sun gets to be too much. Just drive to one of these dessert destinations.

A Carousel of Frozen Treats

Its name says it all. Carousel Frozen Treats has every tasty frozen concoction you could want. Enjoy numerous classic sundae options, old-fashioned floats, traditional cones in over 20 flavors, or smooth shakes with over 3 million possible combinations.  Of course, the timeless banana split or their summer special, the S’more sundae, are always options too. No matter which flavor or style you choose, you are guaranteed a creamy, excite-your-taste-buds experience. If you are more of a lighter fan, Carousel Frozen Treats also serves Dole Pineapple Whips made from their soft serve vanilla. They also offer Hawaiian Ice for the dairy-free or sugar-free fans. However, they accommodate all patrons including your canine friends, as they offer a free-pup cup with purchase. Carousel Frozen Treats is definitely one of the hottest places in town to cool you down this summer.

Take a Cheesecake Pit Stop this Summer

Yes, it’s really a drive-thru for cheesecake and all your dreams have come true. The Cheesecake Heaven Drive Through is offering the residents of Warrenton over 10 flavors of cheesecake right at their window. They offer the traditional New York Style, a chocolate lover’s favorite- the Fudge Brownie, name brand flavors like Oreo, Baileys Irish Crème, and Snickers, along with summer flavors like Key Lime Pie or Triple Berry. Regardless of what flavor you choose, you are guaranteed some of the creamiest cheesecake you’ve ever put in your mouth. Cheesecake Heaven also offers delicious cold brewed coffee to wash it all down with.

Stop for Frozen Treat at the Red Awning

Another Favorite Frozen Treat stop in Warrenton is Effee’s Frozen Favorites. A summer concession since 2003, Effee’s offers locals and travelers some of the best-tasting soft-serve around all through its tiny serving window. Bring your kids or meet all your friends at this little stand with the big red awning. Savor the legendary Brownie Sundae, try a Funnel Cake Sundae, drink an Orange Freeze, or choose from a list of their famous shakes. You can also choose from a list of toppings to make a soft serve Avalanche.  They are also dog-friendly and provide a puppy cup with milk bones for your best furry friend. At Effee’s you’ll get outdoor seating, generous portions, a friendly staff, and fast service.


When the temperatures go up, there are definitely some great places around Warrenton to cool down and indulge. The staff at Warrenton Toyota would love to help you stay cool this summer too. If you’re A/C is acting up or your car is overheating, let our service team help you get back on the road.

June 5, 2017
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