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The Best Ice Cream Stands in Haverhill MA

Haverhill ice cream

Looking for a way to beat the heat this summer? Why not take a trip to Haverhill Massachusetts and try one of its famous ice cream stands! Haverhill is centrally located in the Merrimack Valley and offers the perfect blend of city and country. At a little over 35 square miles, it has a thriving downtown, as well as sprawling farms and forests. It’s size also means that it offers several fantastic options for those looking for the perfect ice cream stand.

Haverhill ice cream stands

1. Biggart’s Ice Cream

Biggart’s Ice Cream is located in Eastern Haverhill, MA right off of Route 110 and is easily accessed by 495. This shop has been a favorite of locals for years for its delicious ice cream, generous portions, and very convenient location. If you are cruising the scenic Route 110 on a warm summer day, Biggart’s is a fabulous place to stop and refresh. It is also a part of many locals’ beach-going traditions. After a long day at the beaches, Biggart’s is the place to stop on the way home for a treat!

2. Carter’s Ice Cream

 Arguably the most famous ice cream shop in Haverhill, Carter’s is located in the Southeast of the city and is just a short drive from downtown. Don’t let its proximity to downtown fool you though, Carter’s is surrounded by rolling fields, a popular local farm, and gorgeous neighborhoods. While the ice cream stand is small, it offers many big flavors that you can’t find anywhere else!

3. Leavitt’s Ice Cream  

Leavitt’s Ice Cream is not technically in Haverhill, but it was too good to leave out! Leavitt’s is about 15ft over the Northern border with Atkinson NH, but its centrally located at the corners of Haverhill Ma, Plaistow, and Atkinson NH.  Leavitt’s serves a good variety of flavors with specials that are always changing. One of the best parts of this stand is the AMAZING views. Right behind Leavitt’s is a large rolling hayfield. Watch the birds or enjoy the sunset while you eat your ice cream on picnic tables.

If you’re looking for delicious ice cream, make sure you check these three awesome stands in Haverhill MA!

Jeni Lu

Jeni Lu

I'm Jeni Lu, a neighborhood guide and Realtor® at Bentley's The RE/MAX Collection. I've spent years finding the best restaurants, shopping, outdoor spots and events so you can enjoy the neighborhood. I look forward to showing you around the Boston North shore and Southern New Hampshire area. If you live in the area or you're thinking of moving here, you've come to the right place!


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