As the weather warms up and the sun starts peeking out from behind the clouds on a more regular basis, we're starting to emerge from the homes we've been cooped up in all winter. On the first really warm day of Spring this year, my little family laced up our sneakers, pulled out John's Radio Flyer trike and took a walk to the ice cream stand near our house.

Traci Taylor

Ice cream has been a special treat for me throughout my entire life. I have special memories of my grandparents taking me to Friendly's for an ice cream treat after church on Sundays, or following a dance recital.  And in high school, my friends and I used to walk to the ice cream shop directly across the street from our high school. To this day when I go back home and drive by it, I'm flooded with memories of innocent days before adulthood.

Traci Taylor

If making memories over an ice cream cone is on your radar, here's where you can make that happen in the greater Binghamton area.

Apalachin, NY

Big Dipper
6935 NY-434, Apalachin, NY 13732
Phone: (607) 625-2848

Athens, PA

Dad’s Dip and Dogs
1640, 100 Central Ave, Athens, PA 18810

Bainbridge, NY

Country Classics
2447 NY-7, Bainbridge, NY 13733

Binghamton, NY

Pop’s Sugar Shack
589 Conklin Rd, Binghamton, NY 13903
Phone: (607) 238-7450

Jones Humdinger
1441 Upper Front St, Binghamton, NY 13901

1110 Chenango St # 1, Binghamton, NY 13901
Phone: (607) 723-3206

Frosty Joe’s
1 Track Dr, Binghamton, NY 13904

Sammy's Ice Cream and Italian Ice
191 1/2 Robinson St, Binghamton, NY 13904

Candor, NY

Hi Way Dairy Bar
49 Owego Rd, Candor, NY 13743
Phone: (607) 659-5040

Conklin, NY

Big Dipper BBQ 2
1167 Conklin Rd, Conklin, NY 13748

Endicott/Endwell, NY

301 E Main St, Endicott, NY 13760

Smarty’s Corner
501 W Main St, Endicott, NY 13760
Phone: (607) 239-5276

Wolfie’s Ice Cream
2305 Country Club Rd, Endwell, NY 13760
Phone: (607) 239-6788

Sweetest Thing of Endwell
518 Hooper Rd, Endwell, NY 13760
Phone: (607) 427-1008

Greene, NY

Sprinkles Ice Cream
1213, 4 S Chenango St, Greene, NY 13778

The Greene Scoop
1159 State Highway 12, Greene, NY 13778
Phone: (607) 656-4088

Hallstead, PA

Rob’s County Market
25058 US-11, Hallstead, PA 18822
Phone: (570) 879-2423

25065 SR-11, Hallstead, PA 18822
Phone: (570) 879-2045

Johnson City, NY

Skinny Licks
218 Reynolds Rd #4, Johnson City, NY 13790
Phone: (607) 237-0436

Sugar Lips
103 Riverside Drive, Johnson City, NY 13790

Maine, NY

The Maine Scoop
2666 Union Center Maine Hwy, Maine, NY 13802

Montrose, PA

Kool Cow Cabin Creamery
Montrose, PA 18801
Phone: (570) 278-5665

Antol’s Drive-In
20610 PA-29, Montrose, PA 18801
Phone: (570) 278-3912

Owego, NY

Ice Cream Works!
14 George St, Owego, NY 13827

Owego Soft Serve
65 NY-96, Owego, NY 13827

Sayre, PA

Johnny D’s Ice Cream
107 E Lockhart St, Sayre, PA 18840

Keystone Kones
142 S Keystone Ave, Sayre, PA 18840

Sidney, NY

Tastee Treat
Riverside Dr, Sidney, NY 13838
Phone: (607) 563-1703

Treats N Eats
21 Union St, Sidney, NY 13838

Susquehanna, PA

Jamie’s Place
Erie Blvd, Susquehanna, PA 18847
Phone: (570) 853-4074

Vestal, NY

Lickity Split
152 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal, NY 13850
Phone: (607) 754-2222

Cold Stone Creamery
4700 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal, NY 13850

Sweet Frog
2421 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal, NY 13850

Waverly, PA

Cary’s Ice Cream LLC
101 NY-17C, Waverly, NY 14892
Phone: (607) 565-2013

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