The family that eats ice cream together, stays together. At least until the next scoop. Our recent vacation road trip could've been dubbed the "Ice Cream Tour" for all that we ate. We started in New York and moved up through the New England states. Catch up on the New York and Boston flavors in this previous post (part 1 of the ice cream tour) and continue on to New Hampshire and Vermont here.
To remind you of the rules of our ice cream stops:
- We’re looking for fresh, home-/hand-made ice cream at independent shops, or at least ones don’t seem to be big-name chains.
- Scoops have to be less than $4, as close to or below $3, if possible. I’ve noticed some places now charge $4, $5, even $6 a scoop! For us, that’s $30+ for dessert. So we did pass up shops that may have fit the independent shop rule, but were too pricey. I’d like to not break a $20 if possible.
- Good flavors, creative mixes. Give me a scoop of coffee or chocolate ice cream and I’m pretty happy. But I’ll definitely try one of those with some nuts or chocolate ripple mixed in. The kids are cookie dough, birthday cake, mint connoisseurs.
- Exceptions can be made to these rules, as needed.