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Our Favorite Ice Cream Shops in Loveland, Fort Collins, and NoCo

Is there anything better than an ice cream cone on a hot summer day in Northern Colorado?

By Melissa Shrader Editor/Publisher Fort Collins Macaroni Kid August 30, 2021

Is there anything better than treating the kids to an ice cream cone on a hot summer day? We can't think of one. 

Luckily, We have a lot of great locally-owned ice cream shops in Northern Colorado where we can indulge in yummy goodness. Here are 7 of our favorite places for ice cream in Berthoud, Fort Collins, Loveland, Milliken, Windsor:





I Scream Ice Cream

4221 W Eisenhower Blvd Building B
Loveland, CO 80537

We love this little gem hidden west of Loveland on the way to Carter Lake, and Estes Park on 34. They have vegan ice cream and specialty flavors.  They also have milkshakes, malts, frozen yogurt, Italian ice, Gluten-free ice cream, soy ice cream, and vegan ice cream. 





Dairy Delight 

3080 W Eisenhower Blvd, 

Loveland, CO 80537

What we love: We love this spot as it's locally owned and a true old-fashioned ice cream shop with meals available. 





Josh & John's @ Jessup Farm

1981 Jessup Drive Fort Collins
(970) 305-5090

What we love: This wonderful ice creamery began in 1986 in Colorado Springs. The ice cream is made in custom-made machines that are one of a kind. They offer some decadent creamy classic flavors, some east coast favorites, and gluten-free options too. 





Walrus Ice Cream

125 W. Mountain Ave., 

Fort Collins CO

What we love: It's been around for decades and justifiably so. They have wonderful flavors, service and on Sunday's your puppy can enjoy some "puppy approved" ice cream too. 





Windsor Lake Coffee, Ice Cream, and Bakery

430 Main St, 

Windsor, CO 80550

What we love: Cozy atmosphere. Delicious Icecream. The best part? Gifts. They have some wonderful local artisans who sell their goods here too. 


Goobers Ice Cream 

901 Broad St
Milliken, CO, CO 80543

What we love: Fun local atmosphere. Delicious ice cream and everchanging flavors! 


Conehead Ice Cream

927 Mountain Ave (6.90 mi)
Berthoud, CO, CO 80513

What we love: Fun flavors, fun service, simply fun and delicious. 



Let us know your favorite ice cream place.