We All Scream for America's Top 10 Ice Cream Shops

TripAdvisor names popular picks

TripAdvisor compiled its annual list of America's favorite ice cream parlors based on reviews from its readers. Lovers of this creamy treat should take note that nine of the top 10 picks are on the East Coast.

Looking for a sweet way to celebrate? Treat the kids to a scoop or a cone if you find yourself in one of these destinations. 

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Harbor Scoops

Harborwalk Scoops & Bites

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150 Laishley Ct Unit 1111, Punta Gorda, FL 33950, USA
Phone +1 941-505-8880

Punta Gorda, Florida 
Delicious treats and a stellar location on the pier are on order at Harborwalk Scoops & Bites, which serves up offers ice cream cones and cups, milkshakes, sundaes, floats, banana splits, snacks, Brazilian coffee, and cold drinks.

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Bellevale Farms Creamery

Bellevale Farms Creamery

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1390 NY-17A, Warwick, NY 10990, USA
Phone +1 845-988-1818

Warwick, New York
Since 1819, this dairy farm and creamery in New York's bucolic Warwick Valley has churned out delicious ice cream, with 50 flavors ranging from the basic vanilla and chocolate to creative combos like "Into the Stix," French custard ice cream with Twix candy bar pieces.

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Dietsch Brothers, Inc.

Dietsch Brothers

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400 W Main Cross St, Findlay, OH 45840, USA
Phone +1 419-422-4474

Findlay, Ohio
If you should find yourself in Findlay, 46 miles south of Toledo and 62 miles southwest of Sandusky, this old-fashioned parlor has been wowing crowds for generations.

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McConnell's Fine Ice Creams

McConnell's Fine Ice Creams

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728 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3330, USA
Phone +1 805-324-4402

Santa Barbara, Callifornia
Are you an ice cream connoisseur? Founded in 1949, McConnell's is known for its preservative-free artisanal flavors, like "Sea Salt Cream and Cookies" and "Toasted Coconut Almond Chip."

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Scottish Highland Creamery

Scottish Highland Creamery

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314 Tilghman St, Oxford, MD 21654, USA
Phone +1 410-924-6298

Oxford, Maryland
Located on Maryland's Eastern Shore, this local favorite is owned by a Scottish expat who offers 600 flavors including double Belgian chocolate, dulce de leche, and tiramisu.

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Island Creamery

Island Creamery

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6243 Maddox Blvd, Chincoteague, VA 23336, USA
Phone +1 757-336-6236

Chincoteague Island, Virginia
This Chesapeake sweet spot has been serving up luscious scoops of goodness in its homemade waffle cones since 1975. The delicious ice cream is made on-site in small batches, with over 30 flavors available on a typical day.

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Martha's Dandee Creme

Martha's Dandee Creme

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1133 U.S. 9, Queensbury, NY 12804, USA
Phone +1 518-793-0372

Queensbury, New York
In the Lake George region of the Adirondacks, a stone's throw from the Six Flags Great Escape theme park, this roadside favorite offers signature soft serve with flavors that include Banana Chocolate Twist, Pistachio, and Black Raspberry.

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Brickley's Ice Cream

Brickley's Ice Cream

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921 Boston Neck Rd, Narragansett, RI 02882-1701, USA
Phone +1 401-789-1784

Narragansett, Rhode Island
In the lovely seaside resort of Narragansett, Brickley's serves up more than 45 delicious flavors, including "Malted Milk Ball," "Chocolate Brownie," and classics like sweet cream, strawberry, and chocolate.


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Woodside Farm Creamery

Woodside Farm Creamery

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1310 Little Baltimore Rd, Hockessin, DE 19707-9733, USA
Phone +1 302-239-9847

Hockessin, Delaware
Just 10 miles northwest of Wilmington, this ice cream shop delights kids with flavors such as Dirt, which includes crushed chocolate cookies and gummy worms, and Motor Oil, which is coffee ice cream mixed with green-colored caramel and fudge swirl. 

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Brown Dog Ice Cream

Brown Dog Ice Cream

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203 Mason Ave, Cape Charles, VA 23310, USA
Phone +1 757-695-3868

Cape Charles, Virginia
You'll find this Chesapeake Bay favorite on Virginia's Eastern Shore. The roster of scrumptious flavors includes "Blueberry Lavender," "Mocha Scotch Chip," and "Poncho Verde."

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We All Scream for America's Top 10 Ice Cream Shops