13 Jun 2023

Real Maine Ice Cream Trail

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Did you know Maine offers some of the best ice cream in the world? Enjoy award-winning batches and flavors with local ingredients, including fresh Maine milk. The businesses featured on Real Maine’s ice cream trail are a special list of local businesses. Ice cream and frozen treats are a favorite, but this list is special becuase they are businesses that feature ice cream, custards and gelato using Maine milk or cream!

The list includes Maine creameries crafting tasty treats with Maine milk, plus ice cream shops, cafes, restaurants, farm stores and roadside stands that feature the Maine treats. You could spend your entire summer sampling ice cream; but don’t take our word for it–you can be the judge and explore Real Maine’s Ice Cream Trail!

Trail Map and Itinerary

Let the Real Maine planner tool help you to navigate the ice cream trail. You can adjust your list, and share with others. It’s also easy to share and print.

Read about other trip ideas and learn about using the trip planner tool.

Visit a Real Maine Creamery or Ice Cream Parlor

Find Real Maine ice cream parlors, creameries, and scoop shops open to the public this summer. Check back as more sites are added to the list!

The participating locations proudly feature Maine-made ice cream made with Maine milk and cream from Maine dairy farms. You’ll find makers perfecting the art and science of different ice cream styles and recipes. Some include other Maine-grown ingredients too, like wild blueberries, fruit, maple syrup and sea salt, or eggs (for custard-style ice cream).