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Here's The Most Popular Ice Cream Shop In Every State

For everyone who is completely obsessed with ice cream.

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You know what's amazing? Summer. You know what's even more amazing? ICE CREAM IN THE SUMMER.

The only question is: Where should you go to get the ultimate best scoop? We asked Yelp for the most popular ice cream shop in every state — which they measured using an algorithm that looked at the number of reviews plus the star rating for every business on Yelp.

So here are 51 amazing local ice cream shops across the country — straight from the Yelp users who've spent many summer nights ~screaming~ for this ice cream.

2. Coppa, Juneau, Alaska

"Try the Tangy Rhubarb sorbet in the spring, and the Cherry Bourbon Vanilla — with cherries harvested from yards all around the neighborhood — in the summer." — Yelper George S.

"On a recent visit, they offered Rhubarb Sorbet, Belgian Chocolate and Burnt Almost and Carmel with Sea Salt. That last one was so delicious, I went back to get more." — Yelper Cheryl C.

3. Mighty Moo Ice Cream, Youngtown, Arizona

"We tried the Captain Crunch, Strawberry Cheesecake, Peanut Butter Explosion, and Almond Joy. All of them are amazing!" — Yelper Crystal L.

"$3 for a single scoop, $5 for a double. And the single scoop can easily feed two people, so you know you're getting a generous deal." — Yelper Beth S.

4. Scoops Ice Cream, Hot Springs, Arkansas

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"The Blueberry Cobbler was incredible by itself, but the very friendly guy behind the counter recommended adding a little Strawberry Cheesecake and eating them together. Wow — I ended up buying a pint!" — Yelper Jeff B.

"The Strawberry Cheesecake is divine, and my daughter swears by the root beer floats." — Yelper Christi H.

5. Rori's Artisnal Creamery, Santa Monica, California

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"I ended up going with the 3 itty bitty scoops for $5, which was not only a good deal, but also awesome for people like myself who get serious flavor FOMO and want to try all the things. I got the Brown Sugar Banana, Peanut Butter Chocolate Candy Swirl, and Salty Caramel. YUM." — Yelper Tory T.

"Their Seriously Dark Chocolate is unbelievably delicious, the very essence of what chocolate should be. Also, you can sample as many as you like before making your decision." — Yelper Laurie B.

6. High Point Creamery, Denver, Colorado

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"They have flights! For $9, you get five scoops of ice cream with your choice of chocolate syrup or caramel. It was the perfect size to share with my family." — Yelper Alyssa N.

"We got Salted Caramel, Basil Blackberry, Earl Gray Shortbread, Miso Cherry and Chocolate, and Coconut and Ginger — and all were exceptional." — Yelper Lauren J.

7. Ferris Acres Creamery, Newtown, Connecticut

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"My favorite flavors are Mocha Mayhem, Route 302 Chocolate Moo, Bad Habit, and Cookie Jar. I also enjoy trying their daily special flavors. And their Cow Crossing sundae is great: It has three scoops, hot fudge, whipped cream, green sprinkles, and three little chocolate cows. Perfection!" — Yelper Sandi L.

"Sit at a picnic table and eat your cone while watching the cows eat grass. Ahh, nothing like fresh air and sugar." — Yelper Amanda T.

8. Ice Cream Jubilee, Washington, D.C.

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"My favorite flavor, hands down, is the Thai Iced Tea. Other notables: Honey Lemon Lavender, Gin and Tonic sorbet, and Banana Bourbon Caramel." — Yelper Juliet A.

9. Vanderwende Farm Creamery, Bridgeville, Delaware

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"One scoop is $2. Two scoops are $3. Fresh waffle cones are $1. And a scoop is not a scoop; it's like infinity." — Yelper Maryann R.

"My family saw this ice cream shop, surrounded by cows, on our way to the beach, and on the way back, we had to stop by and try it. The ice cream was incredible!" — Yelper Cecilia R.

10. Wilton Creamery, Wilton Manors, Florida

"I recently had a cup of the Sweet Cinnamon topped with a scoop of the Christopher Loves Chocolate, which was fantastic — very creamy and flavorful. Yesterday, I tried the Passion Fruit Sorbet, which was perfect for a hot humid day in Florida. There are also lots of choices for those who want or need something dairy-free or sugar-free, and they have a variety of toppings — as well as flavored whipped cream choices, too." — Yelper Jeff B.

"They have ice cream for dogs, which my dog LOVED. They keep it super frozen, so it takes them a while to lick dry — which is nice because it gives you time to eat your ice cream." — Yelper Christian R.

11. Leopold's Ice Cream, Savannah, Georgia

"The owner of Leopold's, Stratton Leopold, is a movie producer. And so the cinematic theme can be found throughout Leopold's: There are movie posters lining the walls, and an Old Hollywood feel, with old cameras and gadgets." — Yelper Nate H.

"While we waited in line, a staff member walked around with water and menus to keep those of us baking in the sun cool. He saw a puppy and even got the dog a bowl of water and some ice cream! All and all, the staff made this place." — Yelper Jessica S.

12. Island Cream Co., Lahaina, Hawaii

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"Yum! Love the local flavors like Pineapple Cream, Kauai Karmel, and Macadamia Nut, topped with lovely homemade whipped cream and hot fudge. Skip the shaved ice and gelato and head here repeatedly!" — Yelper Angela R.

"This is not a Baskin Robbins-esque, industrial ice cream dealer. They make all their ice cream from scratch, and have those island flavors you're craving. From fruity tropical blends to decadent, Mac-nut infused coffee flavors, they are definitely reppin' Mauian flavors." — Yelper Nique F.

13. Panhandle Cone & Coffee, Sandpoint, Idaho

"We were both super excited to try the Huckleberry, as it is the state fruit of Idaho, and we saw it everywhere around Sandpoint. It was DELICIOUS!!!! There were pieces of huckleberry within the buttercream mix — so good." — Yelper Jennifer L.

"Everything is homemade, all natural, and served up with a small town smile. Do not miss the fresh, homemade waffle cones!" — Yelper Lora W.

14. The Plush Horse, Palos Park, Illinois

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"Best mint chocolate chip I have ever had. EVER. Homemade from scratch every day. " — Yelper Donna J.

"Let me tell you what made me excited: Pretzel. Cone. A little salty to mix with your creamy, sweet ice cream. It's a taste combo made for dreams." — Yelper Yvonne B.

15. Sundae's, Indianapolis, Indiana

"They have classic ice cream recipes, but where they really stand out is with their specialty flavors. My hands down favorite is Lemoreo; it's lemon ice cream with big fresh Oreo chunks. Brilliant!" — Yelper Nikol P.

"The Cookie Butter flavor is my favorite." — Yelper Amanda V.

16. Snookies Malt Shop, Des Moines, Iowa

"Snookies is your classic ice cream shop, with indoor and outdoor service, lots of family-friendly places to sit, and a wonderfully fun environment." — Yelper Patrick T.

"I like the little extras they put in the ice cream, like butter cookies on the straws of the malts, and animal cookies on the ice cream cone. Great outdoor seating, too." — Yelper Brenda L.

17. Glacé Artisan Ice Cream, Leawood, Kansas

"DELICIOUS. I typically don't like cherry-flavored food, but the Goat Cheese Cherry ice cream is delicious. I could eat a whole pint." — Yelper Jessica L.

"The Dark Chocolate was, without a doubt, some of the best ice cream I have ever had — rich but not sickeningly so, flavorful...just awesome." — Yelper Zach G.

18. Crank & Boom Ice Cream Lounge, Lexington, Kentucky

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"Ice cream sundaes? Check. Ice cream cookies? Check. Bourbon plus ice cream??!? Check!!!! This place is definitely a must-visit for someone who wants a unique ice cream-based dessert...and all of their stuff is locally handcrafted, too." — Yelper Halide T.

"This is the type of ice cream shop all others should aspire to be. I had Bourbon & Honey, and my friend had the Blackberry Buttermilk. WOW. Some of the creamiest ice cream out there." — Yelper Elizabeth R.

19. The Creole Creamery, New Orleans, Louisiana

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"Flavors are innovative, and they're always changing. Pro tip: Get the four scoop sampler. Scoops are small, which is perfect for the indecisive." — Yelper Emily P.

"I've been going here for years, and the quality and selection never disappoint. They have fresh-made waffle cones, espresso, and a HUGE selection of hand made classic and creative ice cream flavors. This joint is CASH ONLY, though, so come prepared!" — Yelper Doris R.

21. The Daily Scoop, Pasadena, Maryland

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"Love the owner, love the ice cream, and love the atmosphere. The flavors are swapped out constantly, so there is always something new to try, but the Praline ice cream is where it's at. This is what a small business is all about — go here!" — Yelper John M.

22. Richardson's Ice Cream, Middleton, Massachusetts

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"It is a local dairy farm, and they make their own ice cream. There is a section behind the ice cream building where you can visit the cows. They also have a mini golf course in the same parking lot. The ice cream is very rich and creamy." — Yelper Denny L.

"The scoops were the size of my face! The Oreo frozen yogurt was my favorite. It was so creamy, I almost didn't believe it was yogurt — and they did not skimp on the Oreos. I got huge chunks in every spoon." — Yelper Sara S.

23. Nice Modern Creamery, Madison Heights, Michigan

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"One of a kind ice cream parlor that will baffle you with its dessert wizardry. You can even see the nitrogen gas freezing your ice cream." — Yelper Mukund L.

"I got myself the Fererro Rocher, which had Chocolate ice cream, Rice Krispies, Nutella, and dark chocolate shavings, and holyyyyyyyyyy it was amazing! Every bite was crispy and soft at the same time." — Yelper Shaheda K.

24. Izzy's Ice Cream, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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"The ice cream is great, very rich, and the selection changes frequently, if not daily. The best part is the 'izzy,' which is a tiny sample scoop on top." — Yelper Tara W.

"I drive 15 minutes out of the way all the time to get some Izzy's Irish Moxie.

It's a coffee-flavored ice cream made with Jameson Irish Whiskey, and then spiced up with a mix of Oreo cookie chunks and Heath Bar candy pieces." — Yelper Zarina M.

25. Area 51 Ice Cream, Hernando, Mississippi

"They have fun and unusual flavors, and I would love to try all these fun creations. I got a scoop of the Saigon Cinnamon Snickerdoodle, and a scoop of Caramelized Banana ice cream, which tasted like bananas foster. Yum!" — Yelper Shaun B.

"The Bourbon Butter Pecan was creamy and rich, and was enhanced by a cup of ReVerb coffee." — Yelper Don P.

26. Clementine's Naughty & Nice Creamery, Saint Louis, Missouri

"My favorite combination so far is the White Russian with Gooey Butter Cake ice cream. You can even buy a pint to take home!" — Yelper Maggie H.

"I had a cone with a scoop of Gooey Butter Cake and Salted Crack Caramel. There were actual chunks of gooey butter cake and some crunchy caramel goodness." — Yelper Joanna S.

27. Big Dipper Ice Cream, Missoula, Montana

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"It is all homemade ice cream, and they use fresh local ingredients. They even make their own cones — so yummy." — Yelper Lindsay C.

"Extremely thick, sweet, and creamy. We split a Little Dipper, and that was enough for just us two." — Yelper Tyler B.

28. eCreamery Ice Cream & Gelato, Omaha, Nebraska

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"Had one of their daily flavors, the Honey and Oat ice cream, and wow — it blew my taste buds away." — Yelper John L.

"It's always worth to stop in for $2 Tuesdays, where you can get a scoop for two dollars." — Yelper Michelle P.

29. Dillens Family Ice Cream, North Las Vegas, Nevada

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"I had their Cotton Candy ice cream one day, and then I've literally gone back every day that I've been in the area." — Yelper April C.

"I had a scoop of the Circus Animal Cookie, which tasted like childhood. My boyfriend had a cookies and cream milkshake. He was able to customize the level of thickness for the shake, which he loved." — Yelper Samantha G.

30. Lago's Ice Cream, Rye, New Hampshire

"Albanian Baklava and Oatmeal Cream Pie are my all-time favorites but honestly, even the French Vanilla is superb!" —Yelper Faith C.

"I've been going to Lago's with my family since I was in a stroller, and it has always been the best place for handmade ice cream on the seacoast." — Yelper Calvin L.

31. The Bent Spoon, Princeton, New Jersey

"I'm still thinking about that damn Turkish coffee with cardamom, plus the Cookies 'N Cream and Strawberry Rhubarb ice cream. FYI: Cash only." - Yelper Thomas A.

"Nothing beats the Vanilla and Rhubarb ice cream on a hot summer day. Actually, maybe Passion Fruit. Or Avocado. Or ..." — Yelper Mikhail V.

35. Dakota Drug Whirla Whip, Stanley, North Dakota

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"The store has an original soda fountain with a long bar and stools, and that soda fountain serves a whirl-a-whip. The last of the whirl-a-whips anywhere in the world! A whirl-a-whip is made with hand-dipped ice cream, syrups, flavors, candy, and/or other additions." — Yelper Michael C.

37. Roxy's Ice Cream Social, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

"I could gush on and on about Roxy's and how they have the best ice cream ever. But until you walk through their doors in the plaza, or visit their bright yellow and pink truck and order a scoop — and hopefully that scoop is coconut — it's nothing words can explain." — Yelper Matt P.

38. Salt & Straw, Portland, Oregon

"Their Salted Caramel takes the cake: It's a rich and creamy vanilla base, with ribbons of salted caramel swirled in. Pair it with one of their homemade waffle cones, and it's a match made in heaven." — Yelper Minh N.

"The Strawberry, Honey, Balsamic Vinegar with Black Peppercorn changed my life. I will never look at weird ice cream flavors the same again. The flavors were in perfect balance so that no aspect of the flavor overpowered the others." — Yelper Sarah B.

42. Leones' Creamery, Spearfish, South Dakota

"A consistently great selection of interesting and unusual flavors makes every visit a pleasure. Like Peanut Butter Curry — who would even have imagined that such a flavor could even exist, let alone be totally awesome? For a safe (but still delicious) bet, try the Classic Sundae." — Yelper Sean R.

"Delicious homemade ice cream served up by friendly employees. I tried their Crowcoanut Porter (with crow peak brewery beer) and Sweet Cream — so good." — Yelper Zoe S.

44. The House Boozy Ice Cream & Brews, San Antonio, Texas

"Cool and unique concept: ice cream and booze! Sold separately or together. The atmosphere is wonderful; they really found a way to cater to adults and kids equally. Vanilla Bourbon for the win!" — Yelper Annie P.

"We couldn't decide what flavor to try so we picked out a 'flight' with the Eggnog, Mexican Hot Chocolate, Bourbon Vanilla, and Iced Coffee flavors. We both loved them ALL, in particular the Mexican Hot Chocolate and Bourbon Vanilla!" — Yelper Christine M.

45. Springdale Candy Company, Springdale, Utah

"At Springdale Candy Company, the girl actually took a tiny bit of ice cream, shoved it down into the cone, took a slightly larger bit of ice cream to push down even further, and repeated again with an even larger bit. That was all BEFORE actually scooping up my ice cream. The result was a perfectly-packed cone. I've never had that anywhere ever. Five stars for that alone." — Yelper Andy O.

46. Creemee Stand, Wilmington, Vermont

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"This is the real deal in every respect. Best, richest, creamiest soft serve, every kind of topping and cone imaginable. Best Vermont-made hard ice cream, tons of flavors." —Yelper M L.

47. Island Creamery Ice Cream & Yogurt, Chincoteague Island, Virginia

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"I've tried Birthday Cake, Snickers Cheesecake, Marsh Mud (kind of like chocolate therapy), Bourbon Caramel Crunch, Pony Tracks, and Java Jolt (coffee with brownies and chocolate-covered espresso beans). It's all great! The Bourbon and Coffee flavors are really powerful. I don't usually order waffle cones, but they make them fresh here, so I couldn't resist. The lines can get long on summer evenings, but it's totally worth it." — Yelper Cathy Z.

48. Kurt Farm Shop, Seattle, Washington

"Kurt Farm Shop serves up truly true-to-its-flavor ice cream. It's really no fuss — they don't have crazy fancy or elaborate flavors — but you can literally taste each ingredient." — Yelper Alisha S.

"Can I just sit on the wooden bench in this quaint little shop and eat every single flavor of ice cream they have to offer? The Base Cream flavor is so awesome on its own that I question why I've been eating regular Vanilla all my life. The Lemon is also true bliss." — Yelper Tiffany H.

49. Ellen's Homemade Ice Cream, Charleston, West Virginia

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"Their Espresso Oreo is a staple. It's rich espresso with chunks of SOFT Oreo bites. The only time I switch things up is when Guinness is one of their special flavors." — Yelper Elizabeth K.

"The specials are always delicious, but so are the classics. The Pumpkin is the perfect blend of sweetness and pumpkin. My four-year-old loves the Chocolate in a waffle cone." — Yelper Tara P.

51. Moo's Gourmet Ice Cream, Jackson, Wyoming

"Very generous serving size for ice cream that's produced locally, right in Jackson Hole. They have Huckleberry, which is made from the local plant, plus lots of fun boozy flavors: Bourbon, Wine, and an excellent Espresso. Even their plain Vanilla isn't so plain, as it's made with four different varieties of beans. Yum!" — Yelper Oulie T.