8 Top-Rated Local Ice Cream Shops in Dutchess County, NY

Labor Day is the unofficial start of fall. Most people are gradually ditching summer habits like going to the beach and grilling food because they’re gearing up for apple orchards and pumpkin spice. That’s fine, but there are still several days of summer left and there’s no better way to cool off on a hot day than with an ice cream.

I love ice cream but it turns out I’m not alone. Almost all Americans love it too. Think of all the outrage at the Choco Taco shutdown. It is one of the most coveted desserts in the country. How much do Americans love the creamy treat? According to the census, the average American eats nearly 20 pounds of ice cream per year. it’s about 4 gallons.


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Whether you eat that much ice cream or only have a bowl once in a while, shouldn’t you want the best ice cream you can find? I think so and if you want the best where can you find the best here?

The Hudson Valley is full of places that sell ice cream, but for this list we decided to focus on small, local businesses rather than big chains or convenience stores that sell ice cream.

Here is a list of 8 highly rated local ice cream parlors in Dutchess County, New York. Have you been to any of these before? Is your favorite on the list? What places should we add?

8 Top-Rated Local Ice Cream Shops in Dutchess County

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