Mount Washington Auto Road, Gorham

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The 12.2 km (7.6 mi) Mount Washington Auto Road takes you to the summit of the Northeast's highest peak. Take a guided tour, or drive on your own. If you choose the latter, pick up an audio CD from the ticket office to accompany your drive with information about the geography, history, and lore of the mountain. As you ascend, each turn reveals breathtaking views of the Presidential Range. Your ticket for the road also includes admission to the summit's Extreme Mount Washington experience at the observatory, where you can learn about the mountain's winter. Be aware that the auto road is narrow and winding and doesn’t have guardrails. Nervous drivers should opt for the tour. Use our Gorham trip planning website to add Mount Washington Auto Road and other attractions to your Gorham vacation plans.
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  • The ride up and down is a little scary as going up there 10 foot ditches at times and coming down the are dropoffs that are more than 1000 feet at times and coming down you have to use transmission...  more »
  • Today we took ride a up Mount Washington on the snow coach. There were six of us on the coach, we were greeted by a man who looked a bit like Howard Stern. He did a excellent job of helping everybody....  more »

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