Saturday, August 13, 2016

The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park, Colorado

On our recent visit to the Rocky Mountains National Park, we visited the nearby Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado.  The hotel gives 90-minute guided tours roughly every half hour.  This is where Stephen King developed the outline for The Shining.

Here is the infamous Room 247:

The outside of the Stanley Park main building:

Looking out toward the mountains:

REI recently opened a special tented area, with a beautiful bar, on the grounds of the Stanley Hotel.  It is worth stopping by:

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