This 300-Year-Old Rhode Island Grist Mill Is Worthy Of A Picture Perfect Day Trip

Taking a trip off the beaten path is always fun, but even more so when you discover something unique and unexpected. Travel to the tiny village of Usquepaug and you can see an incredible Rhode Island grist mill that has been around for over three centuries. It’s one of the oldest businesses in the Ocean State that is still operating and you’ll want to check it out.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Have you ever been to visit this historic Rhode Island grist mill? Did you know how truly old it was? Let us know about your visit in the comments section below.

For additional unique day trips in the Ocean State, try visiting these old ruins or hiking to the highest elevation point.