It might be the perfect summertime treat, although 70% of people eat ice cream at least once a month, according to Baskin-Robbins.  They also found that 70% of people prefer to eat ice cream in a cup rather than on a cone and 60% of people prefer hard scoop ice cream to soft serve.  Looking for a cool treat in T-Town?  This Sunday is National Ice Cream Day, here are 3 places to try:

Steel City Pops - 2128 University Blvd in Downtown Tuscaloosa.  Gourmet ice cream pops made from all natural and local ingredients.
Ingram Farms - 5900 Watermelon Rd in Northport.  Come by to get your produce and get fresh, ripe produce to go with a hand dipped cone.
Dippin Dots - 912 Veterans Memorial Pkwy East in Tuscaloosa.   A fun and unique way to eat ice cream, flash frozen into little dots, in a variety of flavors.

Of course there are dozens of places to get ice cream, what is your favorite?

A number of companies are offering freebies and discounts to celebrate National Ice Cream Day, check this link to AL.com to see where you can get a deal on your treat.