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South Mountain Creamery

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A great excursion for kids!

South Mountain Creamery is the perfect half day trip if you have kids. Here's why: 1) Location... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Tractors (Rory’s favorite things)

Good natured staff who are at work as we watch. We saw all the doings of a dairy farm and has ice... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Frederick, Maryland
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  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“working farm”(15 reviews)
“dairy products”(12 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

South Mountain Creamery is the perfect half day trip if you have kids. Here's why: 1) Location: It's hard to believe it's only a one hour drive from Washington, D.C. because it's solidly in the country. It's not just a marketing gig, it's really on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank austing536
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Good natured staff who are at work as we watch. We saw all the doings of a dairy farm and has ice cream to boot. Grandson had wonderful adventures with Poppi and Grandma who had no cost other than ice cream. Great teaching experience for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jackjoyUS
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Husband and I visited Tuesday August 14th. Thought going during week would be less crowded. Pleasantly greeted and told they no longer accept Certified kids certificates. That was no problem with us. Took the self guided tour. As always asked where the bathrooms were and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank DayTrippers5762
Reviewed 13 August 2018

After doing some hiking on the AT, my family stopped in to reward ourselves. This is a working farm that you can tour, feed calves or just have some delicious ice cream. My family of 4 ordered 3 singles and a double including 2 waffle...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank scottmpd28
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Some of the freshest ice cream we have ever had! Great variety of flavors, my fave coconut joy. Nice place to stop off at when traveling on 70.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank JJH68
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

It’s an authentic experience- right next to the barn with all of the associated smells and heat. Huge crowd around 330 to feed the baby calves at 4. I had the mocha chip- it has real chocolate covered coffee beans in it - and they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Urbanfarmgrl
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

South Mountain Creamery is such a great place to take my grandson, he loves feeding the new baby calf’s . Laughs the whole time... get there early so you can pick a calf. Then of course we head on over to the creamery where we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Janet A
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I stop here every time I travel to the Frederick area and points west. I love all their ice cream flavors, and the meats and dairy products, as well as McCutchen's jam products, locally made sausage, etc.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jon W C
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This ice cream is so good. Had mocha chip and it was delicious. I try to visit the barn to see the calves too.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 19Nana61
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Outside: lovely surroundings, dairy operation to observe, calves to feed, chickens, playground (with real tractor to climb on). Inside: fresh milk with the cream inside top of bottle, delicious packaged barbecued meat, cheeses and a good variety of delicious ice cream. This is a working...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank wanderlust82016
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