Rocky Ford CO hotels. Book rooms in hotels in Rocky Ford Colorado USA. Advice for keeping safe on your journey. Colorado attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Ghosts, hauntings, monsters, folklore, cryptozoology, myths and legends of Colorado.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Rocky Ford Colorado hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong, the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong, the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa and the Polana Hotel in Maputo. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and other Wildlife / Fauna of Colorado
Racers, mule deer, collared lizards, bighorn sheep, American red squirrels, pinyon mice, cottontail rabbits, variable skinks, bison, prairie dogs, mountain lions (cougars), Mexican woodrats, whipsnakes, beavers, kestrels, burrowing owls, Southern red-backed voles, jackrabbits, elk, bobcats, deer mice, garter snakes, massasaugas, kit foxes, martens, pronghorn antelopes, ferruginous hawks, Western rattlesnakes, white-tailed deer, canyon mice, otters, mountain goats, Northern harriers, muskrats, Western meadowlarks, greater sandhill cranes, glossy snakes, whooping cranes, prairie voles, bald eagles, ring-tailed cats, Canada lynxes, turkey vultures, chipmunks, pikas, white-tailed antelope squirrels, midget faded rattlesnakes, snowshoe hares, porcupines, Swainson’s hawks, minks, Shiras' moose, coyotes, snapping turtles, gray foxes, red foxes, bull snakes, Texas blind snakes, turkeys, black bears, tree lizards, red-winged blackbirds, skunks, mountain bluebirds, hognose snakes, desert woodrats and badgers are among the wild animals of Colorado.
Folklore, Scary Stories, Ghosts, Legends, Monsters and Myths in Colorado
The chest of gold doubloons buried by Spanish conquistadors before they were massacred in a canyon of the Purgatoire River; the Slide-rock Bolter, a monstrous land whale of the Rocky Mountains; the singing and dancing ghost of the Fairplay Grand Historic Hotel, Fairplay; 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; 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; 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 ghost of a woman in 1920s fashion, thought by some to be the Countess Pourtales, seen in the Broadmoor Resort and Hotel, Colorado Springs; hauntings in the historic Imperial Hotel and Restaurant (once the Collins Hotel) in Cripple Creek, including the ghost referred to as "George"; the ghosts of a woman and baby seen in the Hotel Boulderado in Boulder; 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 Cañon City, including the ghost of a little girl playing with a ball; and numerous hauntings at the famous Stanley Hotel, the inspiration behind Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining, in Estes Park, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Colorado.
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