Fort Collins CO hotels. Search for hotels in Fort Collins Colorado United States of America. Hauntings, monsters, ghosts, legends, folklore and myths of Colorado. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Colorado. Interesting or amusing stories, warnings or travel advice.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Fort Collins Colorado hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Fasano Hotel e Restaurante Rio in Rio de Janeiro, the Chelsea Hotel in New York, the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong, the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong and the Villa D'Este on Lake Como. are some of the world's most famous hotels.
Ghosts, Legends, Monsters, Folklore, Scary Stories and Myths in Colorado
Hauntings in the historic Imperial Hotel and Restaurant (once the Collins Hotel) in Cripple Creek, including the ghost referred to as "George"; the ghost train of Marshall Pass that has terrorised passengers on at least one train, as it approached them with unstoppable speed; 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 ghost of a woman in 1920s fashion, thought by some to be the Countess Pourtales, seen in the Broadmoor Resort and Hotel, Colorado Springs; the singing and dancing ghost of the Fairplay Grand Historic Hotel, Fairplay; and the chest of gold doubloons buried by Spanish conquistadors before they were massacred in a canyon of the Purgatoire River, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Colorado.
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; 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; the ghosts of a woman and baby seen in the Hotel Boulderado in Boulder; paranormal phenomena at the historic Hotel St Cloud (St Cloud Hotel) in Cañon City, including the ghost of a little girl playing with a ball; numerous hauntings at the famous Stanley Hotel, the inspiration behind Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining, in Estes Park; and the Slide-rock Bolter, a monstrous land whale of the Rocky Mountains, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Colorado.
Birds, Mammals, Reptiles and other Wildlife / Fauna of Colorado
Elk, bison, mountain lions (cougars), garter snakes, bobcats, skunks, kestrels, collared lizards, beavers, jackrabbits, martens, burrowing owls, mountain bluebirds, white-tailed antelope squirrels, porcupines, desert woodrats, midget faded rattlesnakes, snapping turtles, racers, greater sandhill cranes, pinyon mice, cottontail rabbits, coyotes, massasaugas, mule deer, bull snakes, variable skinks, Texas blind snakes, hognose snakes, Mexican woodrats, Swainson’s hawks, bald eagles, muskrats, Western rattlesnakes, Shiras' moose, Canada lynxes, pikas, white-tailed deer, deer mice, minks, mountain goats, tree lizards, kit foxes, gray foxes, ring-tailed cats, prairie voles, whooping cranes, Southern red-backed voles, American red squirrels, ferruginous hawks, Northern harriers, otters, red foxes, canyon mice, turkeys, prairie dogs, pronghorn antelopes, bighorn sheep, badgers, chipmunks, turkey vultures, red-winged blackbirds, whipsnakes, Western meadowlarks, glossy snakes, black bears and snowshoe hares are among the wild animals of Colorado.
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