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Spend a Day at the Blue Bell Ice Cream Factory

October 30th, 2014 by Pamela Murski

Even with November arriving, it is still plenty warm out to take a trip to the Blue Bell Ice Cream Factory in Brenham, Texas. The Blue Bell Ice Cream Factory is one of America’s oldest creameries, having been open for over 100 years, and is a must visit for any ice cream lover.

Blue Bell Ice Cream Flavors

Blue Bell offers 66 unique ice cream flavors, with at least 20 available year round, including classics like chocolate chip cookie dough, banana split and rocky road. On top of this, each month there are at least 10 rotating selections that are available for three months at a time.

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Some of the many flavors of Blue Bell ice cream

Currently, some delicious seasonal options such as peppermint bark, Christmas cookies and spiced pumpkin pecan are available. This makes for around 30 ice cream flavors available at any given time, making for a great variety. With all of these options, there is sure to be something for everyone at the Blue Bell Ice Cream Factory, whether you want something unique, or a tried and true favorite.

Blue Bell Ice Cream Factory Tours

On top of just trying some new flavors of ice cream, you can also take a tour of the Blue Bell ice cream factory. Tours are offered from Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:00 am and 3:30 pm, excluding some holidays. These tours last 45 minutes and show you the behind the scenes operations at the Blue Bell Ice Cream Factory, culminating in the opportunity to enjoy some fresh Blue Bell ice cream. The price of admission for a tour is $6 for general admission and $4 for children ages 6-14 and senior citizens.

Blue Bell Ice Cream Parlor

If tours aren’t for you, you can still visit the Blue Bell Ice Cream Parlor at the facility. The parlor is open from 8 am to 5 pm on weekdays, and from 10 am to 4 pm on Saturdays and most holidays. The Blue Bell Ice Cream Parlor offers the opportunity to enjoy all of your favorite flavors or purchase Blue Bell merchandise. This is a great family fun activity that everyone can enjoy while you’re in Brenham.

Murski Homestead Bed and Breakfast

While in town to visit the Blue Bell Ice Cream Factory, let Murski Homestead provide you with some top quality Texas hospitality. At Murski Homestead, we can provide a romantic weekend getaway with superb accommodations. The grounds are quaint and relaxing, filled with beautiful views and  you will receive great service throughout your stay. A delicious breakfast is provided at your convenience, and there is also the option of private cooking classes so you can be a part of the experience. In addition to the accommodations, Murski Homestead is also located a short drive from everything Brenham has to offer. It is 15 minutes from most wineries in the area, and there are live music venues, restaurants and more in downtown Brenham.  If you’re looking for a fun weekend away in Brenham, come visit the Blue Bell Ice Cream Factory and relax with us at Murski Homestead.

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