In the dead of summer, there is nothing like a cold ice cream cone. Or a dish if you so prefer. Luckily for us in the Utica area, we have a lot of places that are downright incredible!

By downright incredible, I mean places that could be among the best ice cream places in the entires state of New York. On top of that, many of these places are not only places to get ice cream, they are traditions for families. Think about where you went as a kid, are they who you would think has the best ice cream?

That would most certainly be the place you should go on a day like today. The weather outside is just so depressing and outrageously hot, ice cream may be the only solution. A pool could certainly be a good solution too. If you have one you should feel very, very lucky! Back to the ice cream. With the 4th of July coming up too, it is an amazing thing to do with your family. Because who doesn't like ice cream? Load up into the car or family truckster as Clark Griswold from National Lampoons might call it, and check out your favorite place for ice cream.

Maybe you might want to switch it up though? I don't necessarily mean just the flavor. I mean maybe try out a new place, see what the hype is about. According to Yelp, here are the top five ice cream places in the Utica Area.

The Best Ice Cream In The Utica Area

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