Boulder CO hotels. Find inns, motels or hotels in Boulder Colorado USA. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Colorado. Camelopard suggests hints and tips for your journey. Colorado scary or weird stories, monsters, myths, legends, folklore, hauntings and ghosts.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Boulder Colorado hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Royal Tulip Rio de Janeiro, the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa, Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech), the Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, the Fasano Hotel e Restaurante Rio in Rio de Janeiro, the Mandarin Oriental Macau and Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Colorado
The geology of Colorado National Monument; Mesa Verde National Park with its ancient Native American (Anasazi) structures; the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness in the Gunnison and White River National Forests; Dinosaur National Monument; the rock formations of the Garden of the Gods near Colorado Springs; the magnificent views of Pikes Peak in Pike National Forest; the magnificent scenery of the Rocky Mountain National Park; the ski resort of Vail; the highly elevated Mount Evans Highway; the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve including the Star Dune, the tallest on the continent; spectacular scenery in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park; and the frontier atmosphere of Black Hawk, are among the attractions of Colorado.
Scary Stories, Ghosts, Monsters, Legends, Folklore and Myths in Colorado
Hauntings in the historic Imperial Hotel and Restaurant (once the Collins Hotel) in Cripple Creek, including the ghost referred to as "George"; 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 chest of gold doubloons buried by Spanish conquistadors before they were massacred in a canyon of the Purgatoire River; the ghosts of a woman and baby seen in the Hotel Boulderado in Boulder; 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.
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; numerous hauntings at the famous Stanley Hotel, the inspiration behind Stanley Kubrick's film The Shining, in Estes Park; 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; the Slide-rock Bolter, a monstrous land whale of the Rocky Mountains; and the ghost train of Marshall Pass that has terrorised passengers on at least one train, as it approached them with unstoppable speed, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Colorado.
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