Meet the Creameries: Eastern PA
Chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, no matter what your flavor, Pennsylvania has a creamery just for you. Eight more ice cream shops on the Eastern side of Pennsylvania make up the Scooped: An Ice Cream Trail. What could be more fun this year than putting your taste buds to work?!
Reminder: Masks are required for public safety. Be sure to check the shops’ websites and social media channels for any COVID-19-related updates pertaining to business hours.
521 E Uwchlan Ave
Chester Springs, PA 19425
Chester Springs Creamery at Milky Way Farm has been voted among the top ice cream destinations in Pennsylvania. Visit the creamery for a delicious ice cream cone, sundae, or milkshake made from fresh milk right from the farm. The more than 40 different flavors of “moolicious” ice cream, such as Bessie’s Black Raspberry and Molly’s Mint Chip, are named after the farm’s cows.
1557 Creek Drive
Waymart, PA 19472
At one time, almost every community had a small milk bottling or ice cream plant nearby. With this in mind, Creamworks opened its own dairy and creamery in 2010, bottling milk and churning out ice cream. More than 16 flavors of ice cream and other dairy products are available through the farm’s self-serve store. Payment is accepted by check or correct change.
3550 Bellview Road
Schnecksville, PA 18078
Crystal Spring Farm’s ice cream is made with fresh milk and cream from the farm’s own dairy herd, using Grandpa Sell’s time-tested recipes. Grandpa Sell still enjoys refining his recipes, using a variety of flavorings and fresh ingredients. In addition to hand-dipped ice cream from the creamery, the farm’s retail store sells pre-packaged ice cream in half gallons, quarts, pints, Dixie cups, ice cream sandwiches, and ice cream cakes.
1440 Sumneytown Pike
Lansdale, PA 19446
With two miniature golf courses, batting cages, driving range, farm zoo, and delicious homemade ice cream, everyone is sure to find something to love about Freddy Hill Farm. Named “Best of Philly” by Philadelphia Magazine, Freddy Hill Farm offers more than 30 flavors of farm fresh ice cream, along with milkshakes, sundaes, flurries, floats and homemade waffle cones.
410 Klein Road
Easton, PA 18040
Klein Farms Dairy and Creamery is home to Happy Holstein Ice Cream. This family-owned farm was founded in 1935, opened its first dairy store in 2004, and moved to its new facility in 2016. The creamery offers more than 20 flavors of homemade ice cream, crafted with the best of ingredients. Along with its year-round mainstay flavors, Happy Holstein Ice Cream offers seasonal favorites that celebrate upcoming seasons.
2222 S Valley Forge Road
Lansdale, PA 19446
Merrymead Farm, located in the heart of Montgomery County, opened its doors to the public in 1971, producing and processing milk onsite from its own herd of Holstein cows. Recognized among Pennsylvania’s Century Farms, Merrymead is now managed by the fifth generation of the Rothenberger family. The farm features more than 32 flavors of hand-dipped premium ice cream, quality award winning milk, and freshly made pies and other baked goods.
99 Pecora Road
Drums, PA 18222
Get ready for a taste of old-fashioned ice cream handmade onsite at Milkhouse Creamery LLC. Paying tribute to northeast Pennsylvania’s dairy industry, Milkhouse Creamery prides itself on offering more than 30 creative flavors that are often inspired by dreams and childhood memories. With stores in Drums, Hazleton, and Mountain Top, it’s even easier to try their delicious ice cream flavors and other tasty dairy products. You’ll feel like a kid again the moment you walk through the door.
65 Hillside Road
Shavertown, PA 18708
The Lands at Hillside Farms is more than an ice cream shop — it’s an experience. With more than 400 acres, The Lands at Hillside Farms provides farm-based educational programming and a unique Dairy Store that serves as a local food hub. Ice cream is made on-site and sold in cones, dishes, and half gallons, with a wide selection of original flavors available throughout the summer. While you’re at the Dairy Store, browse their selection of local, Pennsylvania Preferred® dairy products, including milk, cheese and butter. The Lands at Hillside Farms also has a charming mercantile and greenhouse with a variety of plants, vegetables, local goods and artwork.