A popular attraction since 1861, the Mt. Washington Auto Road
is a bit intimidating, but this awe-inspiring drive is unforgettable and worthwhile.
As you ascend the eight-mile Mt. Washington Auto Road to the summit of New England's highest peak, the views will quite simply snatch your breath away.
© 2006 Kim Knox Beckius
Mt. Washington Auto Road Quick Fact: When the Mt. Washington Carriage Road, as it was originally known, opened in 1861, Abraham Lincoln was president of a nation composed of 34 states.