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Mt Washington Auto Rd, Gorham

Categories: Scenic Drives, Tourist Spots, Outdoor Activities
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4.4/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web
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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Mt Washington Auto Rd and many more Gorham attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Gorham trip itinerary builder.
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  • an exciting and well feasible car route. necessarily drive up in the early morning. We could ride high on a samstagmorgen (today) during the high season just and were on the respective sections between our scenic view stops mostly alone the route. When we then below have arrived around noon there was a queue of several hundred meters! absolutely do it. Despite the considerable price an absolute highlight!
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  • My husband and I decided to take the Mount Washington Auto Road! This is a paid attraction but worth it. Especially if you love to drive and enjoy a thrill. Roads were narrow - one lane in each direct...  read more »
  • My wife and I drove up the Auto Road over Columbus Day weekend and really enjoyed the drive and the view. As the sign at the bottom states, it is a very narrow road at spots and there is no guard rail...  read more »
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