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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  • this was a real neat and cool ride and scary at times skinny roady but it brings you up party high you see allot its real neat to do.  more »
  • My buddy who lives in Madbury NH couldn't wait to surprise me with driving up a mountain as we headed out to Pinkham Notch. The auto road was quite a shock to me and we got our, this car drove up a mo...  more »
  • We learned some local history and ecology, and saw the mountains from a different perspective. There were seven people plus our guide in the modified Chevy van. The treads do make noise - more than ex...  more »
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