The Best Ice Cream North of Boston

Find the best Ice Cream Shop on the North Shore of Boston, Massachusetts!

'Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.' ~Voltaire.  As the temperatures climb, the region's ice cream shops are opening their doors for the summer season. Check out our picks for the top ice cream locales around.

Amesbury

Hodgie's Ice Cream

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Andover

Main Line Creamery

Beverly

Captain Dusty's

Dairy Queen of Beverly

Dick & June's Ice Cream

Boxford

Benson Ice Cream

Danvers

Brigham's Inc

Cherry Farm Creamery

Goodies Ice Cream Parlor

Orange Julius

Porter Farm Ice Cream

Putnam Pantry Candy and Ice Cream Smorgasboard

Richardson's Ice Cream

Essex

Down River Ice Cream

Georgetown

Henborgs Ice Cream

Gloucester

Rocky Neck Ice Cream

Friendly Ice Cream Shop

Gloucester Ice Cream Company

Harbor's Point Ice Cream

Joe Popcorn's Famous Slush

Long Beach Dairy Maid

Perfect Scoop

Hamilton

Taylor Made Sweets

Haverhill

Ari's Subs & Ice Cream

Burkes Old Fashion Ice Cream

Carter's Ice Cream

Daly Dogs & Daly Scoop Ice Cream Parlor‎

England's MicroCreamery

Ipswich

Dairy Queen of Ipswich

White Farms Homemade Ice Cream & Pizza

Zumi's Coffee and Ice Cream Cafe

Lawrence

Findeisen's Ice Cream

Lynn

Wyoma Dairy Twirl‎

Manchester

Captain Dusty's

Marblehead

Coffey Ice Cream

Terry's Old Fashion Ice Cream

Methuen

Dolce Freddo Gelato

Findeisen's Ice Cream

Jay Gee's Ice Cream & Fun Center

Middleton

Richardson's Ice Cream

Newburyport

Dolce Freddo Gelato

England's MicroCreamery

Gram's Ice Cream & Desserts

Haley's Ice Cream

Simply Sweet

North Andover

Mad Maggie's Ice Cream

Treadwell's Ice Cream

Peabody

Artie's Place

Scoops N More

Reading

Gregory's Ice Cream and Deli

Richardson's Ice Cream

Rockport

Dairy Train

Ellen's Cookies N' Cream

Salem

Captain Dusty's

E. W. Hobbes

Puleo's Dairy and Ice Cream

Salisbury

Foote's Ice Cream

Hodgies Too Ice Cream

Saugus

Kell's Kreme

Swampscott

Kell's Kreme

Wenham

Canaan Farms

West Boxford

Benson Ice Cream

North shore Nursery School NOW ENROLLING  FOR FALL 2020

Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos

Art Classes for children with Colleen Apostolos
Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socializing and engaging in cooperative play....
10:15 am to 11:15 am

Tuesday, May 18

Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos

Art Classes for children with Colleen Apostolos
Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socializing and engaging in cooperative play....
10:15 am to 11:15 am

Wednesday, May 19

Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos

Art Classes for children with Colleen Apostolos
Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socializing and engaging in cooperative play....
10:15 am to 11:15 am

AJH: Mother & Baby Newborns: 0-6 Weeks

Mother and Baby, Newborn Support Groups aAnna Jaques Hospital
MOTHER & BABY GROUPS Anna Jaques Hospital is pleased to offer free group classes for all mothers in our community to provide support, encouragement and advice on parenthood and questions that arise after going home. This new group (for moms, grandmothers, and female caregivers only) is focused...
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Thursday, May 20

Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos

Art Classes for children with Colleen Apostolos
Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socializing and engaging in cooperative play....
10:15 am to 11:15 am

Friday, May 21

Arts and Crafts for Little Ones with Colleen Apostolos

Art Classes for children with Colleen Apostolos
Certified Montessori teacher, artist and local mother, Colleen Apostolos-Marsh will guide your young artist in an exploration of color, shape, and texture. Using a variety of media, your child will be free to express their in a beautiful space while socializing and engaging in cooperative play....
10:15 am to 11:15 am

Saturday, May 22

Nature Walks for Tots: Rocky Beach Walk

Explore the rocky shore at Sandy Point with Mass Audubon Naturalist from Joppa Flats Education Center!
As spring arrives and settles in, Miss Lisa wants to take you through the woods, on the trails, and along the shore to look for creatures, explore, and play. We'll use our "science eyes" and "nature ears" for some outdoor family fun! On this walk we'll explore the rocky shoreline of Sandy Point!
10:00 am to 11:30 am

Outdoor Adventures for Families: Return to the Tide Pools

Explore the tide pools of Sandy Point Reservation with Joppa Flats Educators
As spring takes over, it's a great time to explore green spaces with your family in the woods, on trails, and along the shore. "Miss Lisa" and her team will assist with the identification of creatures, provide small group challenges, and share our joy and knowledge about the natural world. Sign up...
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Public Skate & Learn to Skate at Peabody Skating Rink

Learn to Skate with the Peabody Skating Club at Peabody Skating Rink
The McVann-O'Keefe Skating Rink in Peabody is open for Public Skating weekdays from 10-11:45 am, Saturday's at 2 pm, and Sundays at 2:10 pm. Call today to ask about the Learn to Skate program at with the Peabody Skating Club. The ice is perfect. The Halloween and Christmas parties are a blast, and...
2:00 pm to 3:45 pm

The 20th Open Door Empty Bowl Dinner

Proceeds from the Open Door Empty Bowl dinner benefit community programs.
The Open Door hosts a new twist on an old tradition. Join The Open Door to mark the 20th Anniversary of this beloved community event. Empty Bowl TO GO is by appointment only with a drive-thru experience at The Open Door in Gloucester. 
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Sunday, May 23

AJH: Newborn Care Class

Anna Jaques Hospital Parent Support Group Newborn Care Class
The Newborn Care class will cover practical baby care topics that will help you to feel more confident in your ability to care for your newborn. Classes are on Sundays from 9:00am-12:00am in the Higgins Conference Room at Anna Jaques Hospital.
9:00 am to 12:00 pm