The James Gallery and Soda Fountain
This ice cream shop, located next to a bed-and-breakfast, was built in 1790 as a general store. In 1896, the soda fountain still used today was installed. Stop by to take a step back in time, enjoying old-fashioned floats, frappes, and ice cream cones.
Try: Nutter Butter Sundae; Brown Cow (root beer, chocolate syrup, and ice cream).
325 Main St., Old Saybrook, Conn., 860-395-4748, www.pratthouse.net