The Tip Top House on Mount Washington in Mount Washington State Park in Sargents Purchase, New Hampshire is one of the coolest historical sites to visit. The catch is though the only way to get to the Tip Top House is by hiking up the trails of Mount Washington to the top of the summit, driving the auto road in your car, on a motorcycle or on a four wheeler, or by taking the Cog Railroad. If you manage to get to the summit of Mount Washington to see the Tip Top House I know you won’t be disappointed.
Now if you are wondering what the Tip Top House is on top of Mount Washington in Mount Washington State Park in Sargents Purchase, New Hampshire it is on of the oldest mountain top hostelries in the world? The Tip Top House was built by Samuel F. Spaulding and his workers. The Tip Top House was built out of stone rocks and wood in 1853 so travelers visiting Mount Washington had some place to stay while exploring Mount Washington.
The Tip Top House is only open on weekends from Memorial Day until October twelfth from ten in the morning until four in the afternoon. However, the Tip Top House is not open when the weather is bad on top of Mountain Washington for safety reasons which might also mean the auto road is shut down as well as the Cog Railway that take you up to the Tip Top House. This also mean that any hikers hiking Mount Washington trails to see the Tip Top House will not be able to see it either so make sure you check the weather at the top of Mount Washington in Sargents Purchase, New Hampshire at http://www.mountwashington.org/weather/.
Some of the other things you can do besides check out the Tip Top House on Mount Washington would be to visit the Sherman Adams Visitor Center. Inside are restrooms to use if you have to go the bathroom, snack bars to grab some food and drinks at if you are hungry and a gift shop to shop in if you want to get a souviner to take home with you saying you visited the top of Mount Washington and the Tip Top House. The Sherman Adams Visitor Center is open from May to October from nine in the morning until six at night Monday through Friday and eight in the morning until six at night on Saturdays and Sundays. However, they have to close down to if the weather is bad on top of Mount Washington.
Some of the items you might want to consider bringing on your trip up Mount Washington to visit the Tip Top House might be good walking shoes, layered clothing that is warm, hat and mittens, snacks, drinks, lunches, camera, first aid kit, sunscreen, bug spray, and proper hiking gear if you are hiking up Mount Washington inside Mount Washington State Park in Sargents Purchase, New Hampshire. The reason you should bring all these items is because the weather is always changing on the mountain and you want to be prepared the best that you can.
Now, if you can make it to the summit of Mount Washington in Mount Washington State Park in Sargents Purchase, New Hampshire to see the Tip Top House and you like history and great views you will have a beautiful and fun time. If you would like more information on the Tip Top House on top of Mount Washington you can check out their website at http://www.nhstateparks.org/state-parks/alphabetical-order/mt-washington-state-park/. I wish you all the best of luck getting to the Tip Top House and hope you all have an exciting little adventure.