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Discover the Sweetest Adventure: The Crawford County Ice Cream Passport

If you’re an ice cream lover looking for a fun and delicious adventure, the Crawford County Ice Cream Passport is your ticket to a sweet summer experience! This delightful program invites you to explore five unique ice cream shops across Crawford County, collecting stamps along the way and earning a special T-shirt to commemorate your journey. Here’s everything you need to know to get started.

What is the Crawford County Ice Cream Passport?

The Crawford County Ice Cream Passport is a summer program designed to encourage locals and visitors alike to explore the county’s best ice cream spots. The concept is simple: visit each participating ice cream shop, enjoy a tasty treat, and get your passport stamped. Once you’ve collected stamps from all five locations, you can claim your exclusive Ice Cream Passport T-shirt as a reward for your dedication (and sweet tooth).

How to Participate

  1. Pick Up Your Passport: You can grab your free Ice Cream Passport at any of the participating ice cream shops or the Crawford County Welcome Center.
  2. Visit the Shops: The passport features five beloved ice cream shops in Crawford County. Visit each one, sample their delicious offerings, and ask the staff to stamp your passport.
  3. Collect Your Reward: After you’ve collected all five stamps, head to the designated location (check the passport for details) to claim your T-shirt.

The Ice Cream Shops

Each shop on the passport offers a unique experience and flavor selection, making this journey as diverse as it is delicious. Here’s a sneak peek at the participating ice cream spots:

  1. Stephenson’s General Store
  2. The Happy Hive
  3. Curbette
  4. Out of the Blue
  5. Marengo Sweet Shop at Marengo Cave

Tips for Your Ice Cream Adventure

  • Plan Ahead: Some shops may have seasonal hours or special events, so it’s a good idea to check their websites or call ahead.
  • Pace Yourself: While it’s tempting to try to visit all five shops in one day, spreading out your visits lets you savor the experience (and avoid a sugar rush).
  • Bring Friends and Family: Ice cream is best enjoyed with loved ones. Turn your passport journey into a fun outing for the whole family or a group of friends.

Why Participate?

The Ice Cream Passport is more than just a tasty tour; it’s a way to support local businesses and explore Crawford County in a fun, interactive way. You’ll discover hidden gems, create sweet memories, and at the end of your journey, you’ll have a cool T-shirt to show off your ice cream expertise.

So, what are you waiting for? Grab your passport, hit the road, and indulge in the best ice cream Crawford County has to offer. This summer adventure promises to be a delicious one!


Ready to start your sweet journey? Visit the Crawford County Welcome Center and pick up your Ice Cream Passport today! Passports are also available at each participating location.

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