Mount Desert Island Ice Cream, which has a store in Portland, uses fruit from The Apple Farm in Fairfield and honey from Aroostook Valley Honey Farm in its Honey Baked Apple ice cream. It's hard to keep this best-seller in stock, so consider yourself lucky to get a lick.
Ice-cream-loving Mainers know Mount Desert Island Ice Cream for its delicious and often exotically flavored varieties, which have won the company national recognition, including a place on 2011 Food & Wine magazine’s list of Top 25 Ice Cream Parlors.
Once you’ve had your fill of boutiques and galleries, you can always escape to the beach, to the trails, to the carriage roads, or even to the peaks of Acadia. Wherever you venture, it is comforting to know that a scoop of blueberry-buttermilk from Mount Desert Island Ice Cream awaits at the end of the day.