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Conway Scenic Railroad

New England Traveler

Conway Scenic Railroad

Unless you’ve ridden the Conway Scenic Railroad through Crawford Notch in New Hampshire’s White Mountains in autumn — chugging through the color, across a trestle so narrow that it seems to have no visible means of support, spanning a rushing stream 94 feet below — you’ve never seen the region

New England Today

Pairings for Jan/Feb

The clues:
First: On April 12, 1934, New Hampshire’s Mount Washington Observatory weather station recorded a surface wind speed of 231 miles per hour — a record that stands today, securing the summit’s reputation for experiencing weather as severe as any on Earth.

Second: Since 1952, the New Hampshire primary has been

New England Traveler

Mount Washington Auto Road

New England’s highest peak—6,288 feet—Mount Washington claims some of the world’s worst weather and the second-highest wind speed ever recorded. The eight-mile drive to the top is a hair-raiser; drop-away vistas on fair-weather days are stupendous, with visibility up to 130 miles and views of New York and the Atlantic.

Omni Mount Washington Resort

Omni Mount Washington Resort

With views of its namesake peak and the Presidential Range, you barely need to squint to re-imagine the days of Gilded Age splendor at this massive 1902 luxury resort. Much that’s served in its airy palazzo-style main dining room is locally sourced, but it’s also worth a trip down under

The Mount Washington Cog Railway

The Mount Washington Cog Railway

When it comes to memorable, you can’t beat traveling by steam engine up the steepest railroad track in North America to the 6,288-foot summit of Mount Washington. Voted Best Adrenaline-Rush Train Ride.The Mount Washington Cog Railway is the steepest railroad climb in North America. Don’t miss this historic ride when

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