The Mount Washington Cog Railway, Bretton Woods

Categories: Tours, Scenic Railroads
Inspirock Rating:
4/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web
The world's first mountain-climbing cog railway, The Mount Washington Cog Railway transports you to the top of Mount Washington for views of the mountains of New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, and Canada as well as the Atlantic Ocean. Choose between an old-fashioned coach powered by steam engine, or a modern, more environmentally friendly biodiesel option to take you to the summit at 1,916 m (6,288 ft). You'll have about an hour at the top of the highest peak in the Northeast, giving you a chance to explore the visitor center and Mount Washington Observatory's Weather Museum. Plan to visit The Mount Washington Cog Railway and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Bretton Woods attractions using our Bretton Woods trip generator.
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  • Rode the cog railway to the top of Mount Washington while on a fall foliage tour. The trip to the top takes about 45 minutes, the scenery is magnificent, and the foliage was at its peak. The conductor...  read more »
  • After the visit of the hotel mount Washington must also take this train rack to climb to the top of the mountain at an altitude of 2000M. The climb takes 1 h and ttout has been charming and interesting, seating granties. The view is breathtaking and magnificent colors. A very good day ahead! There is for the valiant of beautiful hikes to do nearby...
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  • Was very fortunate to have a beautiful clear day for our ride up to the top of Mt. Washington. The ride provides stunning views and even though our train guides mic didn't work didn't take away from t...  read more »
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