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Adult Ages 13 and Up
Child Ages 5 to 12
Infants/Toddlers Infant to 4 years old

An unforgettable experience

Watch the sunrise from the highest peak in the northeast with two options, let us do the driving with a Guided Tour, or Drive Yourself!

Sunrise Guided Tour 

Our experienced tour guides or “stage drivers” as we call them, will drive you up the Mt. Washington Auto Road for a chance to watch the sunrise. We leave promptly from the base lodge and will not hold back the trip as we need to keep a tight schedule throughout the day for all our guests.

Our drivers know the prime spots to view, have access to safe “VIP” parking where other cars would not be able to park, and will tell their tales on the ascent and descent. Even if we don’t actually get to the see the sun rise, you can be sure the early morning lighting on the mountains will make for incredible and unforgettable scenes. Although you are riding in a heated van, you should dress warmly as you will have an opportunity to get out of the stage van for pictures and to experience the weather on Mt. Washington. Weather info can be found here and you are always welcome to call for the latest conditions. This tour may run over 2 hours depending on weather and where we watch the sunrise from.

Drive Yourself

The Auto Road opens early so you can Drive Yourself to the summit to experience sunset at the summit of Mt. Washington. Weather permitting, as always. Be sure to check the Road Status for the most up-to-date operating information.

We will not take reservations for Drive Yourself. There will be an additional $10 fee for vehicles for the sunrise drive before 9:00 am regularly scheduled opening.