National Survey Names This the Best Ice Cream Shop in Michigan
Ice cream season may be winding down (just kidding, it's always ice cream season) - so you may want to hit up this ice cream shop that's been ranked among the best in the U.S.
This ice cream shop actually has a special place in my heart. We got a multiple-tier, gorgeous ice cream wedding cake there for our special day. Highly recommend! Especially because prior to the wedding, we got to head out to their sprawling farm and creamery and try a TON of different flavors - yum!
Traverse City's Moomers Homemade Ice Cream Named Best Creamery in Michigan
Yes, it's Moomers Ice Cream in Traverse City that is once again getting national attention. Last year Moomers was honored among the 40 best ice cream shops in the U.S. by Thrillist.
Now it's Readers Digest that is giving props to Moomers, naming it the top ice cream shop in Michigan.
Here's their praise for Moomers:
Visitors can pull up a stool at this quaint, family-owned shop in Traverse City. Sundaes are the best ice cream order at Moomers, and popular choices include the Turtle (any ice cream flavor with hot fudge, caramel, and butter roasted salted pecans) and the Udder Delight (a brownie sundae with ice cream smothered with hot fudge, whipped cream, and a cherry). We’ve got sweet stuff covered, but do you know about the umami flavor?
Where is Moomers Ice Cream in Michigan?
Moomers is located about five miles from downtown Traverse City at 7263 N. Long Lake Rd.
The Plummer family runs Moomers Creamery on their dairy farm - so yes, you can see the cows that produce the milk for the ice cream right there at the farm!
There's also a GORGEOUS sunflower field on the property.
Ice Cream You Can Get at Moomers in Traverse City
Moomers makes more than 160 flavors right there at the farm, including Michigan favorites like Blue Moon and Superman (their version is, fittingly, called "Super Moo").
My favorite flavors I've tried at Moomers are Caramel Sea Salt, Cookie Monster, and Oreo Mint Meltdown!
Moomers serves traditional cones, as well as sundaes, malts, coolers, and floats. They also have seasonal faves like this delightful pumpkin doughnut creation for fall:
Here's a look at Moomers gigantic sundae, the "Wholey Cow".
The massive ice cream dessert was even featured on the Food Network in 2018.
Looking for more spots to grab a cone? Here are some of the best creameries in Michigan: