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Where Are the Best Ice Cream Shops in America?

During the warm Summer months, everyone has frozen treats on their minds, but where can you get the very best ice cream? We asked PBS fans to nominate their favorite ice cream shops, and thousands responded to the call. Whether you are going on vacation or staying close to home, here are the best ice cream shops in America.

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