If you have been looking for an excuse to treat yourself, then October 14th is your lucky day! Let your sweet tooth guide you to these local sweet shops on National Dessert Day.
Photo credit: Chestnut Hill Bakery, via
Chestnut Hill Bakery
This bakery has been serving up confectionary goodness for over 50 years! From cupcakes, cookies, pies to donuts, this shop on Fort Avenue has plenty of tasty options.
Photo credit: Magnolia Foods, via
We’re all for a delicatessen that believes in dessert on the side (but we won’t judge you if you make it your main course!). This restaurant on Rivermont Avenue offers cupcakes, custom cakes as well as delicious brunch options such as french toast!
Photo credit: Montana Plains, via
Photo credit: Cinn City, via
Lynchburg loves customizable cinnamon rolls! Cinn City on Main Street lets you dress up a cinnamon roll the way you want it with various icing flavors and toppings. They also offer other sweet treats like beignets (dipping sauce included!).
Photo credit: Main Street Eatery, via
Main Street Eatery
This restaurant on Main Street may specialize in delectable European cuisine, but we can’t help but eye the dessert cart! Finish off your meal with one of their indulgent cakes.
Photo credit: MayLynn’s Creamery, via
For those who are looking for their dessert in ice cream form, MayLynn’s Creamery has your back. Whether you like a simple twist soft serve cone or gourmet rolled ice cream, they will be happy to serve you at either their Downtown location on Jefferson Street or their Boonsboro Shopping Mall location (open seasonally).
Photo credit: Chill City Pops, via
Chill City Pops
This popsicle shop is taking the “Hill City” to “Chill City”. But these popsicles are not made with artificial flavorings, they add in fresh ingredients like strawberries, honey and even lavender. You can find their sweet treats at various pop up locations.
Photo credit: Mister Goodies, via
This Timberlake Road ice cream stand is known for their colossal soft serve cones! Their ice cream stand operates seasonally, but their brick and mortar location in Boonsboro is open all year round to serve you. Life hack: get your cone dipped in chocolate.
Photo credit: Rookies, via
Rookies takes ice cream sandwiches to the next level. Here you can customize your order by first choosing from their selection of fresh baked cookies and then selecting a delicious ice cream flavor made by Homestead Creamery. Be sure to check their Facebook or website for operating hours!
Photo credit: Mama Crocketts, via
Nothing like starting off the fall season with a freshly baked apple cider donut. Their shop on 5th Street allows customers to choose which sweet dusting they would like to roll their donut in, as well as choose a dipping sauce.