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The New Hampshire Ice Cream Trail

Bet you didn’t know there is an Ice Cream Trail in New Hampshire!

One of our favorite foods in the summer (in fact, all year round) is ice cream. So we were happy to read recently that there is an official Ice Cream Trail touching all parts of New Hampshire. Each shop featured on the trail uses fresh New Hampshire dairy products in their recipes.  Click here  to see the Ice Cream Trail participants.

Many of our guests at the Inn On Golden Pond find strolling down the road, getting some homemade ice cream and lounging lakeside is  the perfect ending to a great day in the lakes region. Who knows perhaps one day we’ll include ice cream on our breakfast menu at our Squam Lake bed and breakfast. A novel idea!

Here are a few facts that appeared on NH.com courtesy of the New Hampshire Dairy Promotion.

The U.S. enjoys an average of 48 pints of ice cream per person, per year, more than any other country.

It takes an average of 50 licks to polish off a single-scoop ice cream cone.

An average dairy cow can produce enough milk in her lifetime to make a little over 9,000 gallons of ice cream.

Vanilla is the most popular ice cream flavor.

More ice cream is sold on Sunday than any other day of the week.

The major ingredient in ice cream is air.

 

Key lime pie ice cream cone