The Nation’s Oldest Industrial Bowling Alley Is Right Here In Rhode Island

Rhode Island is home to the oldest industrial bowling alley in the nation. Walk into BreakTime Bowl and Bar and you’ll be met with shiny wooden floors and the crack of balls meeting pins. While there is a lack of neon lights, there is no shortage of energy in this rustic spot. Whether you’re a bowling fan or just love good old-fashioned fun, head to this place for a blast from the past.

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Isn’t this industrial bowling alley cool? To check out all of the old-school attractions in Rhode Island, take this retro road trip.