On a blistering summer day, most Iowans want to find the nearest air conditioning and something cool to satisfy their sweet tooth. Greater Burlington has several stops that will enhance a summer vacation trip.
The Beancounter Coffeehouse & Drinkery is within walking distance from the Mississippi River and serves real fruit puree smoothies! Not only do they sound delicious but they can be indulged without the guilt because of the fruit servings. For the banana lovers, try the Banana Matcha Smoothie. It's filled with honey, cinnamon, bananas and more. There’s also always the simple option of a sparkling Italian Soda.
Take a stroll up Jefferson street to Nature’s Corner for the best frozen yogurt. Each day there is a different flavor featured and the price can’t be beat!
If an afternoon “pick me up” is needed, Dunn Brothers Coffee roasts in house nearly every day. Enjoy a Mocha or Caramel Frappe to cool off. Not a coffee drinker? No worries, their Iced Chai Latte will be sure to hit the spot.
For a frozen treat, Cold Stone Creamery offers several flavors of sorbet. The Pineapple Orange Banana will surely melt away the heat! Don’t forget the ice cream is made fresh and mixed on a frozen granite stone.
Lemonade is a staple during the hot summer months. Panera Bread serves a Blood Orange Lemonade as well as an Agave Lemonade. How refreshing do all these choices sound?
Whether a day out on the river or a stroll in one of our many parks brings the family to town, make sure to check out these fabulous summer treat spots! They will not disappoint!
Image credit: Nature's Corner