Mt Washington Auto Rd, Gorham

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The 12.2 km (7.6 mi) Mt Washington Auto Rd 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 Mt Washington Auto Rd and other attractions to your Gorham vacation plans.
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  • 12 kms climb to 12% to climb Mount Washington and discover a panorama at 360 ° it's just fabulous. The road is impressive but totally secure. As a bonus, we witnessed the arrival of the steam rack train, Prodigy of human ability to surpass itself technically. Unforgettable and unprecedented show.
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  • It’s not that scary! Go do it! Drive up and stop everywhere along the way for unique pictures and memories! The views speak for themselves and pictures just don’t do it justice!  more »

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