This Sunday, August 25th, will be the last sunrise drive up the Mount Washington Auto Road for the season. With the long-range weather forecast for Sunday fantastic, you will not want to miss this spectacular event!

The Mt Washington Auto Road gate will open at 4:30 AM Sunday, the 26th, with sunrise taking place at 6:02 am. You will want to plan an early accent for plenty of time to position yourself for the sunrise. Due to the popularity of these sunrise events, don’t wait until the last minute to arrive or you may find yourself waiting at the Toll House due to traffic.

The weather can change quickly on the mountain. In the event of a weather change, the auto road staff stays in constant contact with the road crew for advice about the best places to view the sunrise. And, the best view is not always from the summit.

Only 9 miles away, the Royalty Inn is the closest hotel to the Mount Washington Auto Road. We even offer guest discount coupons for the drive. Simply ask the front desk clerk for a coupon when checking in. At the time of this posting, there are rooms still available at the Inn for Saturday night. Welcome to the Royalty Inn!

Conrad Klefos, General Manager
Royalty Inn



With a friendly smile and warm welcome, convenient in-room amenities, and budget-friendly rates, Royalty Inn will be your go-to destination when visiting the majestic White Mountains and the Great North Woods. Magical adventures surround us!