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Cool Down This Summer with a Sweet Treat from an Ice Cream Parlor on L.I.

Satisfy your sweet tooth during the summer with a frozen treat from a local ice cream shoppe!

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Keep cool this summer by treating yourself to a frosty treat from a local ice cream shop

Photo by: sean_hickin via Flickr with no changes made. (CC BY 2.0)

When it comes to finding an edible way to cool down in the summertime, nothing does the job quite like a couple scoops of ice cream. Whether your favorite flavor is rich chocolate, creamy vanilla, or nutty pistachio, there are plenty of ice cream shoppes all around Long Island offering those flavors and much more! Best of all, visitors who are undecided can simply ask for a small sample of a flavor until they come to their final decision.
Now while you can always run into a Baskin-Robbins or a Carvel to satisfy your ice cream craving, why not patronize a local Long Island ice cream parlor! Check out these L.I. sweet shops serving up cool treats perfect for cooling off with in the summer!
Coyle's Homemade Ice Cream
75 Howells Rd, Bay Shore, NY 11706
Five Pennies Creamery
11 N Park Avenue, Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Granny's Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt
1153 Jericho Turnpike, Commack, NY 11725
Herrell's Ice Cream
46 Gerard St, Huntington, NY 11743
84 Hillside Avenue, Williston Park, NY 11596
Hollywood Sweets
1848 Middle Country Rd # A, Ridge, NY 11961
Ice Cream Cottage
1590 Montauk Highway, Mastic, NY 11950
Magic Fountain Homemade Ice Cream
9825 Main Road, Mattituck, NY 11952
McNulty's Ice Cream Parlor
153 N Country Rd, Miller Place, NY 11764
Snowflake Ice Cream Shoppe
1148 West Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
Sweet Treats on the Wharf
405 Main Street, Port Washington, NY 11050