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Best Ice Cream of Northern Michigan

What’s summer in Northern Michigan without delicious, refreshing and indulging ice cream? 9&10 News needs help finding the best place to get ice cream in the area.

Welcome to Best Ice Cream of Northern Michigan! For the next three weeks we are asking you to help us crown the winner! It’s a people’s choice!

The Best Ice Cream of Northern Michigan consists of 11 ice cream shops, parlors and eateries. Each day you get to vote for your favorite . We at 9&10 News will tally up the votes, keep a running scoreboard and keep you updated on who has the lead. BONUS: Every day on The four, we will be highlighting one our contestants and giving away some goodies for a lucky winner. In order to be a winner, you have to vote though, so don’t forget to vote each day!

You may vote once per day.

Our participants are as follows:

  1. of Traverse City
  2. of Houghton Lake
  3. of Frankfort
  4. of Honor
  5. of Gaylord
  6. of Beulah
  7. of Benzonia
  8. of Traverse City
  9. of Traverse City
  10. of Lake City
  11.  of Sault Ste. Marie

Check back here every day to see who has the lead!

Standings as of 9/9

1st Place: Tasty Treat of Lake City

2nd Place: Alpine Chocolat Haus of Gaylord

3rd Place: RJ’s Best Choice Marketplace of Houghton Lake

*Disclaimer* 9&10 News did not taste test every shop to determine the list of contestants. The participants listed have purchased their part in the contest. We are asking that the viewers use the featured list of ice cream places and choose their favorite from that list. If you are interested in getting your business in the next round of Best of Northern Michigan or have an idea of what we should vote on next, please email

Best Ice Cream of Northern Michigan begins August 26 and ends September 9. The winner will be announced on the four on Tuesday, September 10.



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