Happy National Ice Cream Day!  There is no other way to celebrate than heading to your nearest scoop shop for something sweet. We’ve done the research (someone had to!) and selected our top 5 places in our favorite northern resort:  Newport, Rhode Island. Check out the list of these 5 main street favorites!

Newport Creamery:  With locations sprinkled all over the small state of Rhode Island, Newport Creamery is a classic go-to for locals (especially its popular Newport store).  Newport Creamery has a wide array of creative and unique ice cream desserts, including its famous “Awful Awful,” a milkshake with Vanilla, Chocolate, Coffee, Strawberry, Mint, Cotton Candy, Orange, Bubble Gum, Chocolate Mint, and Mocha.

181 Bellevue Avenue, Newport RI


Susanna’s Ice Cream:  Located at scenic Sweet Berry Farm, Susanna’s handmade ice cream is a delicious choice.  Customers enjoy creative, original ice cream and sorbet flavors that transform as the seasons change, such as summer favorites Cardamom Coffee and Salted Caramel Swirl.

915 Mitchell’s Lane Middletown, RI


Frosty Freez: This popular spot is a must-go if you’re looking for outstanding soft-serve ice cream in the hot summer months.  Homegrown and known for its friendly service, Frosty Freez is an iconic parlor.

496 E Main Rd, Middletown, RI


Kilwin’s:  Famous for its rich chocolate and smooth, creamy ice cream, Kilwin’s is a must-go stop during your trip to Newport.  Just the smell of the homemade waffle cones will be enough to lure you in!

262 Thames St, Newport, RI


Sprinkles: Giant Waffle Cones and never-ending topping choices are just a couple reasons why Sprinkles is adored by its customers.  Whether you’re in the mood for a Maple Walnut specialty flavor milkshake or a classic soft serve vanilla cone, Sprinkles is the perfect treat on a hot afternoon.     

9 Bowens Wharf, Newport, RI