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Six of the Best Ice Cream Spots in the U.S.

Let CoPilot help you find the best frozen treat to beat the heat!

Looking for reviews (besides ours 🙂 ) ?  CoPilot has them. Use the Points of Interest (POIs) feature to access Yelp from within CoPilot and find reviews on the best places to stop for a tasty treat on your Summer Drives.

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  1. North East

Bar Harbor, ME: Mt. Desert Ice Cream

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Signature Item: Jack Daniel’s Ice Cream

Mt. Desert Ice Cream can easily be confused as Mt. Dessert! Their flavors include: Maine sea salt caramel, Bay of Figs, and toasted coconut. Speaking of toasted coconut…President Obama and his family have visited the ice cream shop and he thought he’d give the coconut a try!

  1. Mid Atlantic

Brooklyn, NY: Blue Marble

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Signature Item: Strawberry Ice Cream

Certified organic ice cream from the milk to the fruit! Blue Marble features unique flavors such as: pistachio almond, corn, and apple cider sorbet. Also includes a kid’s playroom and small seating so you can enjoy your delicious treat.

  1. Mid-West

Traverse City, MI: Moomer’s Homemade Ice Cream

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Signature Item: Cherries Moobilee (made with local cherries)

Moomer’s features a deck overlooking grazing cows and has a complimenting cow-themed menu. They have a wide variety of flavors such as: apricot, licorice, and even blue moon flavored ice cream.

  1. South East

New Orleans, LA: The Creole Creamery

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Signature Item: Creole Cream Cheese Ice Cream (local curdled cream cheese)

Eat Ice Cream, Be Happy! That’s the motto of this retro fountain shop classic. They feature banana splits, sundaes, and rotating ice cream flavors including: avocado and cream, banana and brown sugar cheesecake, and ginger peach.

  1. South West

San Rafael, CA: Three Twins Organic Ice Cream

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Signature Item: Strawberry Je Ne Sais Quoi (Strawberry with a splash of balsamic vinegar)

With a creative name like Three Twins one has to expect creative flavors. The owner, Neal Gottlieb, is big on sustainability. He uses only local ingredients for his interesting flavors such as chocolate orange confetti and lemon cookie. All bowls and utensils are compostable. His shop’s emissions offset with renewable energy certificates. Talk about Go Green!

  1. North West

Missoula, MT: Big Dipper Ice Cream

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Signature Item: Huckleberry (local berries)

With their out of this world menu some of their flavors include: El Salvador coffee, green tea, and maple walnut. Also look out for their yellow ice cream trucks!

 

How to access Yelp reviews within CoPilot:

 Tap Points of Interest – – and then use the search bar to find your multi-star ice cream joint! Don’t forget to set your search location! If you aren’t searching nearby you’ll need to have the city name ready.

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Once you find what you’re looking for tap on it and you’ll be brought to a screen where you can read the reviews or tap Go to begin your summer drive.

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