Denver Area CO hotels. Search for hotels in Denver Area Colorado USA. Colorado national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. Ghosts, hauntings, monsters, folklore, cryptozoology, myths and legends of Colorado. Advice for travellers from Camelopard.com.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Denver Area Colorado hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai, Claridge's in London, the Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, the Mandarin Oriental Pudong in Shanghai, the Savoy Hotel in London and the beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Scary Stories, Folklore, Monsters, Legends, Ghosts and Myths in Colorado
The ghosts of a woman and baby seen in the Hotel Boulderado in Boulder; ghosts of the Historic Brook Forest Inn in Evergreen, including a stable hand, a chambermaid and a little boy, as well as Native American spirits in the surrounding area; the chest of gold doubloons buried by Spanish conquistadors before they were massacred in a canyon of the Purgatoire River; the singing and dancing ghost of the Fairplay Grand Historic Hotel, Fairplay; paranormal phenomena at the historic Hotel St Cloud (St Cloud Hotel) in Caņon City, including the ghost of a little girl playing with a ball; and the ghost train of Marshall Pass that has terrorised passengers on at least one train, as it approached them with unstoppable speed, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Colorado.
The Slide-rock Bolter, a monstrous land whale of the Rocky Mountains; how the Manitou blocked Oak Creek Canyon, with a huge rock from the sky, so that a Ute chief could escape with the wife that he had rescued from Arapaho raiders; the ghost of a woman in 1920s fashion, thought by some to be the Countess Pourtales, seen in the Broadmoor Resort and Hotel, Colorado Springs; numerous hauntings at the famous Stanley Hotel, the inspiration behind Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining, in Estes Park; ghastly spectral riders, the shades of a deranged ravisher and the partially eaten corpse of his suicidal victim Zecana, both on a phantom horse to which they were bound by the victim's vengeful husband, the warrior Ta-in-ga-ro, who drove the rapist mad with hunger and fear; and hauntings in the historic Imperial Hotel and Restaurant (once the Collins Hotel) in Cripple Creek, including the ghost referred to as "George", are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Colorado.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Colorado
Mesa Verde National Park with its ancient Native American (Anasazi) structures; the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness in the Gunnison and White River National Forests; spectacular scenery in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park; Dinosaur National Monument; the highly elevated Mount Evans Highway; the magnificent scenery of the Rocky Mountain National Park; the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve including the Star Dune, the tallest on the continent; the magnificent views of Pikes Peak in Pike National Forest; the geology of Colorado National Monument; the rock formations of the Garden of the Gods near Colorado Springs; the frontier atmosphere of Black Hawk; and the ski resort of Vail, are among the attractions of Colorado.
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