Who doesn't love ice cream? It could be 20 below and I could still crave my favorite dessert. So, since I am a new resident of the State Line, I am going to have to check out these top 5 places to get ice cream according to Yelp.

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1. La Michoacana Homemade Ice Cream.

This ice cream shop, which is based on a Mexican ice cream parlor, has two locations in Rockford. One is located at 3840 C. Broadway and the other is at 609 Kishwaukee St. They serve many types of ice cream, sorbets and popsicles. According to a review on yelp, "Awesome as usual!! Favorite place ever! Super friendly and helpfull staff, still. Great new flavors of ice cream and same delicious consistency! Their fruit arrangements are beyond amaizing! They cut the fruit on the spot and fix it so nicely you will not stop admiring it! So good! Always so fresh!"


2. 15th and Chris

This Rockford landmark located at 2813 Kilburn Ave. is known for a lot of things. From burgers to wings to onion rings, they have it all. They are also known for their frozen yogurt and ice cream. According to yelp,"This place is great!  I just had a Boogie Burger, fries, and a coconut shake- all very good!  I will eat here again."

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3. Dari Fair

This establishment, located at 2813 Kilborn Ave in Rockford has been around for years. It is your true ice cream shop that, according to yelp,"You definitely get a good amount of ice cream on those cones so go check it out- definitely Well Worth the wait in line that's usually there on hot days."

4. Dairy Depot

At 5413 N. 2nd Ave in Loves Park is where you will find this diamond in the rough. They are open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. They offer everything from smoothies to soft serve, with a different flavor of the week. According to Yelp,"The best ice cream, but make sure you bring cash! I have tried just about everything on the menu and it is delicious! My fiancé's favorite was the green grasshopper Sunday! Just go and try it you will NOT be disappointed. This is the place dreams are made of!"


5. Yumberry Yogurt

If you are looking for an alternative to ice cream, then Yumberry Yogurt is the place to go. With two locations, at 6876 Spring Creek Road in Rockford and 1093 West Lane Road in Machesney Park, they offer many different flavors of frozen yogurt, while you feast on all the toppings on their toppings bar. According to Yelp,"They have some different flavors than other Froyo places, such as a signature Yumberry flavor, as well as pistachio! Toppings are abundant, and they also serve smoothies and fresh juices!"