I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.

There are thousands, of ice cream shops throughout the state of Michigan. From small local mom-and-pop shops to well-known major chains, Michigan offers a wide variety of options for all ice cream lovers.

See Also: This Michigan Creamery Has the Best Chocolate Ice Cream in America

You'll find some of the best ice cream shops in cities like Detroit, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, and Traverse City. As a matter of fact (or opinion), one of those cities made the list of "Best Soft Serve Ice Cream Shops in America."

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What Ice Cream Shop Made the List of Best in America?

The travel blog Cheapism recently named the best ice cream shops for soft-serve ice cream by scouring reviews and rankings from ice cream-craving customers and in-the-know food writers across the U.S.

The website named Detroit Water Ice Factory one of the best in America.

Since it's the only Michigan ice cream shop to make the list, you could say Detroit Water Ice Factory is the best soft-serve ice cream shop in the state.

Detroit Water Ice Factory Facebook
Detroit Water Ice Factory Facebook

Detroit Water Ice Factory:

Created by SAY Detroit founder Mitch Albom, the Detroit Water Ice Factory is a dessert store in downtown Detroit whose profits going to SAY Detroit, a charity.  The store follows the “Newman’s Own’’ model of philanthropy, offering delicious frozen dessert, gourmet popcorn, and other products with the sole goal of raising funds to help others.

100% of their profits help Detroiters in need.

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Are You an Ice Cream Aficionado? Name These Local Ice Cream Shops!

Can you identify these eight local ice cream shops based on the ice cream, menus, and the limited background visible in the photos below?

If you can, you have our undying respect.

The answer key is below.