The famous Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, CO. Stephen King wrote The Shining here and based it on the hotel. Ghost stories abound on the tour. Besides all that it is a beautiful and grand place to stay or visit.
The Key Room at the Balpate Inn is a favorite stop for all - including freelance writer Kara Williams. Here she highlights many things that make the trip to Estes Park, Colorado so fun - including the nearby Rocky Mountain National Park - for the Denver Post. Plan you mountain trip at www.VisitEstesPark.com Williams: Colorado road trip near Estes Park nets canyon views, waterfall hike