Celebrate National Ice Cream Month!
July marks National Ice Cream Month, and the team at Milk Means More is celebrating summer’s favorite treat all month long.
We compiled this list of Top Ice Cream Shops in Michigan a couple years ago and it is still relevant today. Is your favorite spot not on this list? Make sure to add them to our Ice Cream Map.
Share your favorite ice cream moments with us on social media (@MilkMeansMore) throughout July using #milkmeansmore and #undeniablydairy.
7263 N Long Lake Rd, Traverse City
Michigan’s treasure and named as USA Today’s top ice cream parlor in 2016, MOOmers offers more than 160 flavors, with 20 of those being available daily.
“Moomers is a treat. Great location, awesome flavors.”
“Awesome ice cream and a great location; where you can tour the dairy farm right next to their main store.”
2950 E SEYMOUR LAKE RD, ORTONVILLE
“At Cook’s Farm Dairy in Ortonville, you can get your ice cream and then hang out with all the cows, and cute baby cows!”
“The ice cream is fresh (you can feed the cows while you eat it), and hand-dipped out of 5-gallon pails.”
298 S. Main Street, Plymouth
Located in downtown Plymouth, Kilwin offers the finest in chocolates, fudge, ice cream and more. Products are made in store by their expert chefs, and you can even watch them make delicious treats right through their front window.
“The best ice cream! I always get the Cappuccino Chocolate Chip.”
1035 S Baldwin Rd, Lake Orion
“The staff is super-nice, the custard is fantastic, and they have a new flavor every week. I’m amazed I don’t weigh 500 lbs.”
5875 S M-66 Hwy, Nashville
Family owned and operated, MOO-ville milks 200 cows with robots and makes their own ice cream, cheeses, and butter. A definite stop to make with your family this summer for a fun farm outing and ice cream. MOO-ville Creamery currently holds the Guinness Book of World Records for Longest Ice Cream Sundae at 3,627 feet.
32624 5 Mile Rd, Livonia
This ice cream parlor is housed in an old-school barn doling out ice cream, sundaes & other frozen treats.
“You can’t miss the big red barn right off of 5-mile and it is always packed; full of families eating right on the curbs watching traffic go by.”
11304 S SAGINAW ST, GRAND BLANC
Offers hand dipped ice cream, Michigan’s Superman, and other unique flavors like Peanut Butter Mudslide and Salted Caramel Pretzel.
8.) SAM’S DINER
1611 N St Helen Rd, St Helen
A walk-up ice cream stand featuring classic favorites and unique Michigan favorites such as Superman and Mackinac Island Fudge. It’s always busy during the summer.
“Orange sherbet and chocolate on a waffle cone. Perfect combo!”
621 E Bridge St., Plainwell
Marking their 40th season, Plainwell dishes out great flavors for summer like blueberry marble and peach.
“It’s phenomenal. Never disappointed, tried and true ice cream stop.”
“Has great flavors and an old-time atmosphere.”
“A childhood favorite of mine!”
10.) TREAT DREAMS 22965 Woodward Ave, Ferndale
Serving innovative homemade ice cream flavors like Boston cooler, salted caramel, vanilla bean, dark chocolate chocolate chip, and more. If you’re feeling extra hungry check out their Kooky Monster Ice Cream Sandwich.
858 Michigan Ave, Baldwin
“My grandpa took my dad when he was a kid, and my Dad always took my brothers and me when we were kids. We always stop by whenever we are the area, such great memories there!”
402 W Ludington Ave, Ludington
“They make their own ice cream and it’s been family owned for decades. It’s the place to go on a hot summer night in Ludington.”