The Mount Washington Cog Railway, Bretton Woods
(4.1/5 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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  • My family loved the COG Railway! We've told others about it. It's a must see if in New Hampshire! The views were amazing!!! We went in August and the temperature significantly drops at the top of the ...  more »
  • We made it just in time for an 11:30 trip. It took about 45 minutes and then you are given an hour at the summit. It was freezing cold, the wind gusted at 50 mph, but it was worth every minute of it. ...  more »
  • An excellent stop for experiencing the older and newer ways to get to the top of the world! Although the bi deisel trins are newer brighter and more eco friendly, they are not what the original steam ...  more »