Summer usually means globs of ice cream piled high on a cone or as part of a frosty milkshake, a banana split or a soft-serve spectacle. Yet sometimes the ice cream stands form their own unique visual spectacles, with neon signs, vibrant color schemes and funny cartoon characters designed to lure those sundae drivers. Here’s a rundown of the area’s diverting dairy destinations. (Hover over or click on the images for to see where the photos were taken.)
Michael Davis’ photos of Central New York’s best ice cream shops.