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Instagrammable Connecticut: Ice Cream Experiences

Why just have ice cream, when you can have an insta-worthy ice cream experience? Whether it’s served in an unusual setting, or flash-frozen right in front of you, or it’s an over-the-top work of art—Connecticut is full of innovative twists on this classic treat. With our Instagrammable Connecticut series, we’re sharing posts featuring Connecticut’s photogenic adventures. So go make the most of summer in Connecticut and tag your posts with #CTvisit!

Milkcraft in Fairfield, CT


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With freshly baked donuts, a handful of fun flavors made from scratch, and a hint of Liquid Nitrogen - you can’t go wrong with a trip to Milkcraft.

“I absolutely love the unique flavors and combinations you can find at Milkcraft, and the creemeebun is such a fun idea. Where else can you enjoy homemade ice cream sandwiched between two glazed donuts. Yum!” - @neseafoodie.

Sugar Factory at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, CT


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At Sugar Factory, you can satisfy your sweet tooth with its wide array of outrageous shakes, sundaes and more.

Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream in Mystic, CT


Mystic Drawbridge Ice Cream makes all of their flavors from scratch, always being careful not to add too much air so that the ice cream is rich, creamy and bursting with flavor.

“Ice cream from Mystic Drawbridge is the epitome of a perfect New England sweet summer moment! My favorite flavor, black raspberry, paired with a beautiful waterfront view.” – @isabellesplate.

Capital Ice Cream in Hartford, CT


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Known as “The Happy Place in Hartford,” Capital Ice Cream serves a variety of fun and customizable creations in the form of sundaes, milkshakes and more.

“I chose ‘The Force’ right off the menu but customized it with coffee ice cream. I’ve traveled all over the state and sampled a ton of shops, but this was creative yet simple and satisfying. I would go back again for sure!” – Taylor K.

Icy Rolls in Granby, CT


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Press your face against the glass and watch as your choice of ice cream flavor is flattened, churned and rolled to perfection at Icy Rolls.

Kloters Ice Cream, Ellington


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“We heard great things about Kloter Farms and decided to try it. My favorite flavor is the chocolate avalanche (chocolate peanut butter swirl) in a homemade waffle cone!” - Christina L.

Ferris Acres Creamery, Newtown


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“I visited Ferris Acres because I heard it was the best ice cream in CT. I love how it’s truly farm fresh local ice cream. In this photo, I was trying their seasonal pumpkin cookies and cream with some caramel on top.” – Ashley S.

The Nutmeg Fudge Company, Torrington

The Nutmeg Fudge Company offers delectable sundaes and brioche ice cream sandwiches that are as creamy and delicious as their fudge!

BE Chocolat, Fairfield


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Alongside their award-winning chocolate, BE Chocolat serves homemade ice cream that will cure any cravings!

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