Meeker CO hotels. Find accommodation / hotels in Meeker Colorado United States of America. Weird tales, monsters, ghosts, hauntings, scary stories, legends, folklore and myths of Colorado. Colorado attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Camelopard's wisdom for travellers.
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Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Colorado
Dinosaur National Monument; the highly elevated Mount Evans Highway; the magnificent scenery of the Rocky Mountain National Park; the geology of Colorado National Monument; the frontier atmosphere of Black Hawk; the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness in the Gunnison and White River National Forests; the rock formations of the Garden of the Gods near Colorado Springs; Mesa Verde National Park with its ancient Native American (Anasazi) structures; the ski resort of Vail; spectacular scenery in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park; the magnificent views of Pikes Peak in Pike National Forest; and the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve including the Star Dune, the tallest on the continent, are among the attractions of Colorado.
Legends, Folklore, Ghosts, Myths, Monsters and Scary Stories in Colorado
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; numerous hauntings at the famous Stanley Hotel, the inspiration behind Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining, in Estes Park; the singing and dancing ghost of the Fairplay Grand Historic Hotel, Fairplay; the ghosts of a woman and baby seen in the Hotel Boulderado in Boulder; the Slide-rock Bolter, a monstrous land whale of the Rocky Mountains; and 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, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Colorado.
The ghost train of Marshall Pass that has terrorised passengers on at least one train, as it approached them with unstoppable speed; 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; 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; 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; hauntings in the historic Imperial Hotel and Restaurant (once the Collins Hotel) in Cripple Creek, including the ghost referred to as "George"; and the chest of gold doubloons buried by Spanish conquistadors before they were massacred in a canyon of the Purgatoire River, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Colorado.
America is one of the largest, most most varied and most interesting countries in the world. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Atlantic City, Indianapolis, Seattle, Boston, Sacramento, Sitka, Kansas City, Santa Fe, Fairbanks, San Francisco, Phoenix, Savannah, San Diego, New York, Houston, St Louis, Las Vegas, Anchorage, Dallas, Philadelphia, Corpus Christi, Detroit, Chicago, Lake Tahoe, Honolulu, Skagway, Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale, Juneau, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis, Atlanta, New Orleans, Washington DC, Albuquerque and Miami are among the most famous cities in the USA. Other American mainland sites that should not be missed if a visitor to America, or an American for that matter, is to be regarded as well travelled, include The Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Bryce Canyon, the wild west town of Tombstone, Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, the Appalachians, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Disney resorts, Route 66, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Everglades, the California coastline, the Okefenokee Swamp, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Glacier Bay National Park, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Grand Canyon, Niagara Falls, the Florida Keys, rodeos, the Ozarks, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Adirondacks and Mount Rushmore.
The United States of America are so enormous that even most Americans cannot "know" all of their own country. Even visiting every state would be a major undertaking. It is possible, however, to visit the iconic places known all over the world, especially through Hollywood movies. Travel safely and happily.
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