Monarch CO hotels. Reserve accommodation in hotels in Monarch Colorado USA. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Colorado. Interesting or amusing stories, warnings or travel advice. Colorado folklore, legends, myths, ghosts, monsters and hauntings.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Monarch Colorado hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, the PuLi Hotel and Spa in Shanghai, Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech), the Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China and Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
National Parks, National Forests, State Parks, State Forests, Nature Reserves and Refuges in Colorado
Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge; Colorado State Forest; San Isabel National Forest; Golden Gate Canyon State Park; White River National Forest; Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge; Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge with wildlife such as moose and elk; Browns Park National Wildlife Refuge with moose, pronghorn antelopes and elk; Roosevelt National Forest; Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park; Gunnison National Forest; Arapaho National Forest; Mesa Verde National Park with its ancient Native American (Anasazi) dwellings; Pike National Forest with Pike's peak; Baca National Wildlife Refuge; Rocky Mountain National Park with lakes, waterfalls and wildlife such as elk; Chipeta State Park; Eldorado Canyon State Park; Rio Grande National Forest; Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve; Two Ponds National Wildlife Refuge; and Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge near Denver, with wildlife such as bison, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Colorado.
Ghosts, Scary Stories, Monsters, Legends, Myths and Folklore in Colorado
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 Slide-rock Bolter, a monstrous land whale of the Rocky Mountains; 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; numerous hauntings at the famous Stanley Hotel, the inspiration behind Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining, in Estes Park; and hauntings in the historic Imperial Hotel and Restaurant (once the Collins Hotel) in Cripple Creek, including the ghost referred to as "George", are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Colorado.
The chest of gold doubloons buried by Spanish conquistadors before they were massacred in a canyon of the Purgatoire River; 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 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 ghost train of Marshall Pass that has terrorised passengers on at least one train, as it approached them with unstoppable speed; and 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, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Colorado.
Almost everyone wants to travel in the USA. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Kansas City, New York, Santa Fe, Detroit, Seattle, Fort Lauderdale, Honolulu, Boston, Salt Lake City, Albuquerque, Chicago, Fairbanks, Lake Tahoe, Minneapolis, San Diego, Juneau, Sitka, Indianapolis, Dallas, San Francisco, Atlanta, Philadelphia, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Washington DC, St Louis, Skagway, Houston, Miami, Phoenix, Atlantic City, Savannah, Corpus Christi, Las Vegas, Anchorage and Sacramento 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 Everglades, the Appalachians, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Disney resorts, Mount Rushmore, Mount Rainier National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone, Yosemite National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Florida Keys, the Grand Canyon, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Route 66, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the California coastline, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Adirondacks, rodeos, Bryce Canyon, the Ozarks, Glacier Bay National Park, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Yellowstone National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp and Niagara Falls.
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. From camelopard.com, a heartfelt Bon Voyage!
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