Minturn CO hotels. Book rooms in hotels in Minturn Colorado USA. Colorado attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Interesting or amusing stories, warnings or travel advice. Weird tales, monsters, ghosts, hauntings, scary stories, legends, folklore and myths of Colorado.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Minturn Colorado hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa, Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech), the PuLi Hotel and Spa in Shanghai, the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, the Renaissance Suzhou Hotel in Suzhou China, the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa and the Langham Shanghai Xintiandi in Shanghai. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
National Parks, Nature Reserves, State Parks, State Forests, National Forests and Refuges in Colorado
Arapaho National Forest; Chipeta State Park; Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve; Mesa Verde National Park with its ancient Native American (Anasazi) dwellings; Rio Grande National Forest; Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge; Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge near Denver, with wildlife such as bison; Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge with moose, pronghorn antelopes and elk; Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park; Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge; Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuge; Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge with wildlife such as moose and elk; San Isabel National Forest; Pike National Forest with Pike's peak; Colorado State Forest; Baca National Wildlife Refuge; Roosevelt National Forest; Golden Gate Canyon State Park; White River National Forest; Gunnison National Forest; Eldorado Canyon State Park; and Rocky Mountain National Park with lakes, waterfalls and wildlife such as elk, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Colorado.
Legends, Scary Stories, Monsters, Myths, Folklore and Ghosts in Colorado
The ghost train of Marshall Pass that has terrorised passengers on at least one train, as it approached them with unstoppable speed; 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 Slide-rock Bolter, a monstrous land whale of the Rocky Mountains; the singing and dancing ghost of the Fairplay Grand Historic Hotel, Fairplay; and numerous hauntings at the famous Stanley Hotel, the inspiration behind Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining, in Estes Park, 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; the chest of gold doubloons buried by Spanish conquistadors before they were massacred in a canyon of the Purgatoire River; hauntings in the historic Imperial Hotel and Restaurant (once the Collins Hotel) in Cripple Creek, including the ghost referred to as "George"; 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; 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; and 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, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Colorado.
The United States of America has been the most culturally influential country in the world for generations. It is well-known that in Europe you should see London, Paris, Rome, Naples, Florence, Venice and Athens but in the USA you should see Seattle, Fairbanks, Kansas City, Indianapolis, Salt Lake City, Washington DC, Minneapolis, Corpus Christi, Boston, Philadelphia, Juneau, Atlantic City, Los Angeles, Albuquerque, Dallas, Savannah, San Diego, Detroit, Atlanta, St Louis, Anchorage, Lake Tahoe, Phoenix, New York, Sacramento, Honolulu, Houston, San Francisco, Fort Lauderdale, Skagway, Santa Fe, Las Vegas, Chicago, Sitka, Miami and New Orleans. Then perhaps you can say that you are familiar with the United States of America. Mount Rushmore, Niagara Falls, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Yosemite National Park, Route 66, the California coastline, the Disney resorts, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the Everglades, the wild west town of Tombstone, Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, the Appalachians, the Ozarks, the Okefenokee Swamp, Mount Rainier National Park, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Glacier Bay National Park, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, rodeos, the Florida Keys, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park and the Adirondacks are other places, sights or events that can justify your claim to know America. Visit Camelopard.com again, if not to travel then for another useful travel tip.
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