Sterling CO hotels. Find rooms / hotels in Sterling Colorado USA. Camelopard presents advice, anecdotes and warnings for travellers. Colorado attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Colorado scary or weird stories, monsters, myths, legends, folklore, hauntings and ghosts.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Sterling Colorado hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Savoy Hotel in London, the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa, the Arena Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel in Macau, the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau, the Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa and the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Colorado
Spectacular scenery in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park; the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve including the Star Dune, the tallest on the continent; the frontier atmosphere of Black Hawk; the geology of Colorado National Monument; the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness in the Gunnison and White River National Forests; the magnificent views of Pikes Peak in Pike National Forest; the highly elevated Mount Evans Highway; the magnificent scenery of the Rocky Mountain National Park; the rock formations of the Garden of the Gods near Colorado Springs; Dinosaur National Monument; Mesa Verde National Park with its ancient Native American (Anasazi) structures; and the ski resort of Vail, are among the attractions of Colorado.
Ghosts, Folklore, Monsters, Scary Stories, Myths and Legends in Colorado
The singing and dancing ghost of the Fairplay Grand Historic Hotel, Fairplay; 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 ghosts of a woman and baby seen in the Hotel Boulderado in Boulder; 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; the Slide-rock Bolter, a monstrous land whale of the Rocky Mountains; 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.
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; 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; 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; numerous hauntings at the famous Stanley Hotel, the inspiration behind Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining, in Estes Park; 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.
Some people say that they have no desire to visit America because they have seen so much of it on TV and in the movies. However, there is no substitute for the real thing. 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 Corpus Christi, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Skagway, Honolulu, Fairbanks, Atlanta, Boston, Minneapolis, Detroit, Salt Lake City, Savannah, Seattle, Chicago, Albuquerque, Atlantic City, Phoenix, New York, Philadelphia, Anchorage, Fort Lauderdale, Washington DC, New Orleans, Sacramento, Juneau, St Louis, Dallas, Las Vegas, Houston, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, Indianapolis, San Diego, Santa Fe, Miami and Sitka. Then perhaps you can say that you are familiar with the United States of America. The Everglades, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the Okefenokee Swamp, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Route 66, Yosemite National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Niagara Falls, the Ozarks, the California coastline, the Florida Keys, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Bryce Canyon, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Glacier Bay National Park, the Appalachians, the Grand Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, rodeos, the wild west town of Tombstone, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Adirondacks, Mount Rushmore and the Disney resorts are other places, sights or events that can justify your claim to know America. Come back soon for another helpful Camelopard tip.
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