Classic Scoops: The Best Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Parlors

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The 1950’s were all about good, old-fashioned American fun. It was poodle skirts, lettered jackets and meeting up at the neighborhood ice cream parlors. Half a century later, these chill meet-up spots are thankfully still aplenty and open to make your sweet tooth’s whipped cream dreams come true. Get ready for a spoonful of nostalgia as your flip through the coolest spots for serving up retro root beer floats and vintage vanilla sundaes in America.

Salvadors Ice Cream – South Dartmouth, Nh

It's a plane, it's a train—it's a giant milk can? Kiddos will get a kick out of the fact this ice cream shop is one big milk can. Now considered a historical landmark, the can staked its ground on Smith Neck Road in Dartmouth, New Hampshire in 1935 and still stands there today. What’s served out of this prominent white contraption is some of the best ice cream in the country.

Insider Scoop: Order the Flying Fish Fudge and enjoy it on one of the outdoor picnic tables.


Photo credit: Salvador’s Ice Cream Website

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— Aimee Della Bitta

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