Ice cream floats have been around for ages, gaining serious popularity in the time of the soda jerk and soda fountains of the 1940s and '50s. They're still a beloved treat to enjoy during the summertime, but the flavors and options to choose from have come a long way! Gone are the days of just the classic root beer float with vanilla ice cream - thanks to some creative foodies out there, we can all experience ice cream floats with flavors like cherry limeade, Dr. Pepper, and even caramel macchiato. There are a ton of delicious and refreshing options for ice cream floats, and you can even make them boozy by adding a shot of your favorite alcohol or ditching the soda and making a float with beer! Keep reading for a list of tasty ice cream floats to whip up at home this summer.