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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  • It is really worth a visit, view from top really amazing, the changes in vegetation with altitude and the little weather museum also interesting. We would recommend paying for the tour rather than sel...  more »
  • My boyfriend and I decided to take the guided tour, we had ray as our guide and he was incredible! He gave us so much information on mt Washington, and even the mountains around. After the tour he tal...  more »

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