Whether you're looking to celebrate National Ice Cream Day on July 21 or simply searching for a sweet treat to cool off on any summer day, Long Island is a fantastic place to enjoy some ice cream. It's only fitting since the first ice cream parlor in America opened its doors in New York City in 1790.
Residents of the city have been enjoying the fabulous flavors of local ice cream shops ever since, and today Long Island is home to a wealth of options for satisfying your sweet tooth. Our REALTORS® offer this list for some of the best spots for ice cream on Long Island.
- Herrell's Ice Cream – 46L Gerard St., Huntington 11743
Looking for something sweet close to Huntington homes for sale? Then be sure to stop by Herrell's Ice Cream, where there's always something new and delicious to try. Herrell's is a cheerful, old-fashioned ice cream parlor, serving up memories for more than three decades. This shop also pioneered the "Smoosh-in," where ice cream is blended with chopped up cookies, candy, and other treats.
- Five Pennies Creamery – 11 N. Park Ave, Rockville Centre 11570
Rockville Centre homes for sale make it easy to reach the popular Five Pennies Creamery, a mom and pop ice cream shop that keeps things simple in the best possible way. Owner Dan Levine and his team create every flavor with love and treat every customer like family. This local shop doesn't have the frills of national ice cream chains, and that's just fine with the many regular customers who love to visit again and again.
- Charlotte's Frozen Yogurt – 294 Main St., Farmingdale 11735
If you're shopping for Farmingdale homes for sale, don't miss the opportunity to shop by the delightful Charlotte's Frozen Yogurt. There's something for everyone at Charlotte's, whether you're looking for ice cream, frozen yogurt, or even vegan ice cream. This quaint shop also offers other desserts, coffee, and drinks, with friendly, personal service.
- Sweet Treats on the Wharf – 405 Main St. Ste. 1, Port Washington 11050
Searching for something sweet by the sea? Sweet Treats on the Wharf is the perfect place to enjoy your favorite flavors close to Port Washington homes for sale. This waterfront ice cream shop is known for its home-made ice cream, friendly staff, fantastic service, and beautiful views.
- Northport Sweet Shop – 55 Main St., Northport 11768
Located close to Northport homes for sale, you'll find the legendary Northport Sweet Shop where sweet treats are always on the menu. In addition to excellent home-made ice cream, Northport Sweet Shop offers a full lunch menu, a wide variety of confections, and so much more. Come for the food, stay for the family-friendly atmosphere and great memories.
- Hicksville Sweet Shop – 75 Broadway, Hicksville 11801
Shopping for Hicksville homes for sale, and looking for a sweet way to pass the time? Stop by Hicksville Sweet Shop, a popular local spot that has been serving delicious ice cream for more than 40 years. Hicksville Sweet Shop also features full breakfast and lunch menus so you can enjoy a great meal and sweet treat at any time.
Still searching for the perfect home close to all of the sweet treats and fun summer times that Long Island has to offer? Contact us to buy and sell homes throughout the Long Island real estate area.