Silverthorne CO hotels. Find accommodation / hotels in Silverthorne Colorado United States of America. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Colorado. Monsters, myths, legends, folklore, ghosts and hauntings of Colorado. Vacation and travel suggestions by Camelopard.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Silverthorne Colorado hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau, the Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau and Claridge's in London. are internationally renowned hotels.
Scary Stories, Myths, Folklore, Legends, Monsters and Ghosts in Colorado
The Slide-rock Bolter, a monstrous land whale of the Rocky Mountains; the chest of gold doubloons buried by Spanish conquistadors before they were massacred in a canyon of the Purgatoire River; 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; 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 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, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Colorado.
The singing and dancing ghost of the Fairplay Grand Historic Hotel, Fairplay; 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 ghost train of Marshall Pass that has terrorised passengers on at least one train, as it approached them with unstoppable speed; numerous hauntings at the famous Stanley Hotel, the inspiration behind Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining, in Estes Park; hauntings in the historic Imperial Hotel and Restaurant (once the Collins Hotel) in Cripple Creek, including the ghost referred to as "George"; and the ghosts of a woman and baby seen in the Hotel Boulderado in Boulder, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Colorado.
Birds, Mammals, Reptiles and other Wildlife / Fauna of Colorado
Burrowing owls, elk, red foxes, white-tailed antelope squirrels, snowshoe hares, whipsnakes, American red squirrels, white-tailed deer, coyotes, snapping turtles, mountain goats, turkeys, Southern red-backed voles, massasaugas, minks, deer mice, racers, midget faded rattlesnakes, prairie dogs, garter snakes, Shiras' moose, ferruginous hawks, Swainson’s hawks, mountain lions (cougars), martens, Texas blind snakes, mule deer, bald eagles, bull snakes, turkey vultures, pronghorn antelopes, ring-tailed cats, tree lizards, mountain bluebirds, badgers, bighorn sheep, porcupines, Canada lynxes, whooping cranes, beavers, red-winged blackbirds, glossy snakes, otters, pinyon mice, muskrats, black bears, Northern harriers, Mexican woodrats, chipmunks, gray foxes, skunks, bobcats, kestrels, canyon mice, Western rattlesnakes, prairie voles, kit foxes, pikas, variable skinks, cottontail rabbits, collared lizards, greater sandhill cranes, desert woodrats, bison, Western meadowlarks, jackrabbits and hognose snakes are among the wild animals of Colorado.
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