Here’s the Scoop on Discover Southern Indiana’s Sweets and Treats Trail

Here's the Scoop on Discover Southern Indiana's Sweets and Treats Trail

July 19, 2022

There are some things about Indiana you just can’t beat  – sunsets, basketball, sweet corn, and of course, sweet treats! We’ve got your roadmap to miles of indulgence, so grab a friend and hit the road.

Discover Southern Indiana’s Sweets and Treats Trail includes more than 20 stops highlighting the region’s best coffee, donuts, ice cream, chocolate, and more – sure to bring a smile (and maybe a sugar high) to anyone who joins in on the fun. 

Sign up for the free Sweets and Treats Trail passport, and the mobile-exclusive passport will be instantly delivered to your phone via text and email, ready to use immediately. There is no app to download. Your passport can be saved to your phone’s home screen for easy one-tap access. 

When you visit a participating business, check-in via the passport using the specific stop’s unique PIN number. The more stops you go to, the more prizes you can earn! Five check-ins earn you a sticker, 10 check-ins get you an ice cream scoop, and 20 check-ins earn you a tote. Check-in to all the participating businesses, and take home a special treat from one of the participating stops!

While every location on the trail is worth a visit, be sure to check out some of these local favorites.

Solsberry, Indiana

As you polish off that Indiana tenderloin, be sure to save room for a scoop of Yoho’s butter pecan ice cream. Pair it with a slice of Yoho’s rotating assortment of pies for a truly decadent dessert baked with love.

Orleans, Indiana

For a taste of the tropics, swing by Hometown Scoops for a Hawaiian Ice. They’ll even serve up a scoop for your pup, garnished with a Milk Bone. Sweet and Treats Trail participants receive $1 off any ice cream – just show the passport on your phone. 

Fun Fact: Hometown Scoops is owned and operated by a local teenage entrepreneur!

Bedford, Indiana

Make this cute bakery your first stop of the day for an assortment of freshly made doughnuts, cinnamon rolls, and savory pastries. If you’d rather sleep in, choose from a delicious  assortment of homemade cakes, cookies, and homemade fudge.

Washington, Indiana

Perfect to wake you up in the morning or for an afternoon pick me up, this coffee shop has a delightful selection of coffees to choose from. Check out their organic food options as well to fuel you for a day along the Sweets and Treats Trail!

Leavenworth, Indiana

Travel into yesteryear for this stop! Stephenson’s has delicious lunches that will pair perfectly with their mouthwatering ice cream and old time candies that are a true blast from the past. Enjoy your sweet treats as you wander around the store and do your shopping, too!

Livonia, Indiana

Sometimes the best things are the simple classics. Check out Little Twirl for a HUGE soft serve cone that is anything but little, an ice cream cookie sandwich, or a banana split. This dairy bar is a true hometown hero.

Jasper, Indiana

There are few things in life that chocolate can’t fix. From ooey-gooey caramel filled candies to decadent truffles and chocolate covered strawberries, this gourmet chocolate is sure to help you find some bliss. 

Hungry for more? Check out the complete list of all of the local businesses participating in the Sweet and Treats Trail and download your passport.