Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center, North Conway
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The location of the highest recorded winds on Earth, Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center can either treat you to extreme weather or outstanding views of the surrounding White Mountains. On a guided tour of the working observatory, learn how meteorologists measure the weather conditions on Mount Washington and then step outside to feel the winds for yourself. Check the forecast before you visit because strong storms occur frequently. Even if the weather is calm and you visit in summer, make sure you dress warmly because temperatures can remain low at the top of 1,916 m (6,288 ft) Mount Washington. Add Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center to your North Conway travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our North Conway itinerary builder.
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  • could have some more things there but pretty cool for sure! this is a very nice little romantic views 
  • A fun free stop in the village that lets you talk to observers on the rock pile 2x a day! Fun, science-based things to do that help you understand weather! 
  • This was by far one of the highlights of our trip. We decided to drive up the mountain ourselves. This is not dangerous or anything. If you have driven in mountain/hilly area before you are good to go...  more »