Enjoy the Trains in the White Mountains
There are several train experiences to choose from in the White Mountains from the historic Cog Railway to the Dinner Train in Lincoln. Not to mention the Railroad Museum in Gorham and several exhibits of trains and stories of their legacy from the history of the White Mountains.
Since the late 1800's, trains have been a well utilized technology to both move goods from the ports of Portland and Boston as well as visitors to the rugged landscape of the White Mountains. You will see prominent landmarks throughout the communities of the White Mountain as a salute to the significance of these machines.
The White Mountains offers several experiences train-wise for the general thrill seeker to the rail road aficionado. Famous American comedian Jay Leno recently has visited the iconic Cog Railway to learn about the ingenious technology instilled into Cog steam engine and the track system allowing this train to haul people and good to the summit of Mount Washington.
The Cog Railway is one of the most unique experiences the White Mountains region has to offer. This tour includes a guided tour of the history of Cog Railway and details about how the Cog works.
Another train experience is the Conway Scenic Railroad, located in North Conway. This train offers daily rides in the Summer months enjoying scenic views of the surrounding area, the Crawford Notch region and several natural beauties.