Kiley Putnam

Iconic New England Ice Cream Spots

It’s that time of year, when we all dream of a scoop or two (or three!) of farm-fresh ice cream made in New England. We’ve put together a quick list of some of the favorite ice cream spots in our New England states.

Visit these, and let us know about YOUR favorite!



Ferris Acres Creamery – 144 Sugar Street, Newtown

Kloter’s Ice Cream Barn – 216 West Road, Ellington

Tulmeadow Farm – 255 Farms Village Road, West Simsbury

Arethusa Farm Dairy – Locations in:

  • Bantam

  • New Haven

Mortensen Dairy Ice Cream – 3145 Berlin Tpke, Newington

Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream – 2 West Main Street, Mystic 

UConn Dairy Bar – 3636 Horsebarn Hill Road Ext, Storrs

Buttonwood Farm – 473 Shetucket Tpke, Griswold

Photo Courtesy: Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream


Kettle Cove Creamery and Cafe – 2 Bowery Beach Road, Cape Elizabeth 

Red’s Dairy Freeze – 167 Cottage Road, South Portland 

Smiling Hill Farm – 781 County Road, Westbrook

Toots Ice Cream – 137 Walnut Hill Road, North Yarmouth

Stone Fox Farm Creamery

Photo Courtesy: Stone Fox Creamery


Crescent Ridge Dairy – 355 Bay Road, Sharon

Kimball Farm Ice Cream – Locations in:

  • Westford

  • Carlisle

  • Lancaster

White Farms Ice Cream – 326 High Street, Ipswich

Bedford Farms – Locations in:

  • Bedford

  • Burlington 

  • Concord  

Four Seas Ice Cream – 360 South Main Street, Centerville

Shaw Farm Dairy – 204 New Boston Road, Dracut 

Baker Farm – 289 Locust Street, Swansea

Photo Courtesy: Baker Farm’s Ice Cream Barn


UNH Dairy Bar – 3 Depot Road, Durham

Hayward’s Homemade Ice Cream – 7 Daniel Webster Hwy, Nashua

Hatchland Farms – 3095 Dartmouth College Hwy, North Haverhill

Connolly Brothers Dairy Farm – 140 Webster Hwy, Temple

Ilsley’s Ice Cream – 33 South Sugar Hill Road, Weare

Moo’s Place Homemade Ice Cream – 27 Crystal Ave, Derry

Beech Hill Farm and Ice Cream Barn – 107 Beech Hill Road, Hopkinton

Sanctuary Farm – 209 Route 103, Sunapee


The Ice Cream Machine – 4288 Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland

Sunshine Creamery – 305 North Broadway, Rumford

Brickley’s Homemade Ice Cream – Locations in:

  • Narragansett

  • Wakefield

Gray’s Ice Cream – Locations in:

  • Tiverton

  • Bristol

  • Fall River

Photo courtesy:


The Creemee Stand – 716 Route 100, Wilmington

Carmen’s Ice Cream – 1000 Broad Street, Lyndonville

Lu Lu’s Ice Cream – 185 Main Street, Vergennes

Ben & Jerrys Factory Tour & Ice Cream Shop – 1281 Waterbury-Stowe Road Route 100, Waterbury

Billings Farm & Museum – 69 Old River Road (Route 12 North & Old River Road), Woodstock

Photo Courtesy: Billings Farm & Museum

Of course there are several other amazing ice cream spots in New England!

Let us know some of your favorite places!

Kiley Putnam

Kiley Putnam is a Senior Communications Specialist concentrated in consumer marketing and communications for New England Dairy Promotion Board. Kiley is a Connecticut native, an ice cream fanatic, and loves connecting people to where their food comes from. In her spare time, Kiley enjoys hiking, skiing, and spending time with friends and family. She currently resides in Boston, MA. Sound like someone you want to get to know? Contact Kiley at