The best road trips to take from NYC

The best road trips to take from NYC

Granite cliffs meet the Atlantic Ocean and Colonial Revival cottages line the quiet streets in this city. Walk along the Shore Path, which hugs the chocolate-box coastline and runs from the Town Pier toward Mountain Desert Island. Then sample something sweet at Mount Desert Island Ice Cream (7 Firefly Ln, Bar Harbor, ME; 207-801-4007, mdiic.com)—just look for a bench painted a Victorian-y shade of purple.

The Best National Parks for Fall Foliage

Come mid-October, Maine's national park will become a dazzling mix of evergreen, gold, and red. Explore the forests on the historic carriage roads, or enjoy sweeping views of Mount Desert Island from Cadillac Mountain. Continue the seasonal celebration with a scoop of Maple Walnut or Pumpkin Caramel ice cream from Mount Desert Island Ice Cream.

8 Best Ice Cream Shops for Savory Scoops

We’re pretty sure that President Obama would have gone for the beet ginger sorbet, or the apple parsley perhaps, if he hadn’t gone for the coconut ice cream at this popular Maine ice cream eatery. Eat Drink Lucky editors love nothing more than to get a scoop and walk down to the water to sit in the summer sun. We’re waiting for Mr. President to join us later this summer.

Maine ice cream shop once again named one of America’s Best

Maine ice cream shop once again named one of America’s Best

Mount Desert Island Ice Cream, which has already been lauded as one of the country’s best ice cream makers by the ABC talk show “The View” as well as Food & Wine magazine, is adding another voice to those singing its praises.

The 21 Best ice cream shops in America

The 21 Best ice cream shops in America

Against all climatic odds, New England has long been a hotbed of ice-cream ingenuity. Mount Desert Island Ice Cream—Linda Parker’s artsy, blue-hued trio of scoop shops in Bar Harbor and Portland, Maine—honors that heritage, combining the quaint charm of the seashore with a cosmopolitan flair...

Maine’s Mount Desert Island Ice Cream has flavors you won’t find anywhere else

Maine’s Mount Desert Island Ice Cream has flavors you won’t find anywhere else

Summer means peak season for two of my favorite things: eating ice cream and visiting the beautiful Maine coast. Thanks to Mount Desert Island Ice Cream, one of the top artisanal ice cream producers in the nation, you can do both in one visit to either Portland or Bar Harbor, as well as at restaurants throughout the state