The Scenic Route In Rhode Island That Leads To 4 Old-Fashioned General Stores
By Beth Price-Williams|Published December 17, 2022
A professional writer for more than two decades, Beth has lived in nearly a dozen states – from Missouri and Virginia to Connecticut and Vermont – and Toronto, Canada. In addition to traveling extensively in the U.S. and the U.K., she has a BA in Journalism from Point Park University (PA), a MA in Holocaust & Genocide Studies from Stockton University (NJ), and a Master of Professional Writing from Chatham University (PA). A writer and editor for Only In Your State since 2016, Beth grew up in and currently lives outside of Pittsburgh and when she’s not writing or hanging out with her bunnies, budgies, and chinchilla, she and her daughter are out chasing waterfalls.
Rhode Island makes experiencing the good ole days oh-so-simple. From old-school diners to old-fashioned bakeries, the state’s brimming with nostalgia-inducing destinations. Perhaps nothing else defines yesteryear better than an old-fashioned general store. When you’re craving a bit of the old school, follow this scenic route that leads to four general stores in Rhode Island.
Here are the Google map directions for this brief but beautiful trip that spans just under 67 miles, requiring less than two hours of drive time, not taking time at each stop into consideration.