I don’t know about you, but I like to kick off summer with a frosty treat. With school ending for the summer this week, celebrate by heading out to one of these 10 Best Places to Get Milkshakes in Austin with your kids.
600 N. Lamar Blvd.
Made-to-order shakes using premium vanilla ice cream with add-ons including: single-origin chocolate, local strawberries, Grade A Michigan maple syrup, housemade syrups & Texas Coffee Traders espresso. Flavors: Roasted Banana & Brown Sugar, Chocolate Cherry.
603 Barton Springs Road
Grab a classic malt or shake at this iconic Austin burger joint. Flavors include the standard chocolate, strawberry, Oreo, pineapple and vanilla, but we like the butterscotch best!
Kids earn a free Kid’s Shake after completing three items on the 2016 Summer Fun Checklist!
5902 Bee Cave Rd., Austin
3700 E. Palm Valley Blvd., Round Rock
201 San Gabriel Village Blvd., Georgetown
5400 Burnet Road
Build-Your-Own vanilla or chocolate shake with add-ons including: bananas, sprinkles, gummy worms, graham crackers and more. Or, order one of 8 specialty shakes including Cuvee Coffee, Smores, Peanut Butter Cup, Nanner Puddin’, The Dirt Worm, Grasshopper, Birthday, Cake and Strawberry Shortcake.
320 E. 6th Street
14028 N U.S. Highway 183, Bldg F
5701 W. Slaughter Lane
1120 S. Lamar Blvd.
2700 W. Anderson Lane, Suite #701
Watch the latest flick or take the kids to Kids Camp this summer and sip on one of their milkshakes. Flavors include chocolate peanut butter, strawberry balsamic, Mexican vanilla, chocolate chip cookie. Moms and dads can enjoy a boozy shake like Maker’s Mark Milk Punch Shade!
10000 Research Blvd., Ste. 140
Austinville 78750, 13265 N Hwy 183
5624 Burnet Road
1012 W. 6th Street
1301 S. Congress Avenue
2901 S Lamar Blvd
9600 S. IH-35, Building C Ste. 400
4477 S Lamar Blvd #790
Amy’s Ice Creams is a staple in Austin. Craft your own milkshake with their standard seven flavors or be bold and try a new flavor!
1706 South Congress Avenue
Try the Dr. Pepper Shake and oogle at the sheer volume of sugar in this popular establishment, but be prepared for the possibility of waiting in line.
1400 S Congress Avenue
2438A W. Anderson Lane
2600 Hoppe Trail, Round Rock
There may be a line here but the Nutella & chocolate pretzel, red velvet cake and Oreo milkshakes make it worth it!
1115 W Lynn Street
4500 Duval Street
New location opening soon: 4631 Airport Blvd. Suite 125
Their vegan ice cream is made without dairy, eggs or casein. The majority of options are gluten free as well.
2512 Rio Grande Street
These shakes are made with soft serve and include flavors that will make your mouth water including: Minty Fresh, Nuttin’ But Good, Cake Shakes and Carmelized Banana. You also have the option of making your own. If mama needs an afternoon pick me up, try their Up All Night for a caffeine fix.
Share your photos on Instagram as you complete items off the Austin Summer Fun Checklist for Kids for a chance to win weekly prizes. Tag #AustinSummerFun and be sure your profile is set to public. We can’t wait to see your family having fun together this summer!
Image credit: Hat Creek Burger Co.