The Stanley Hotel
This 420-room hotel is a Colonial Revival hotel in Estes Park, Colorado that is about five miles from the entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park. The Stanley Hotel offers panoramic views of Lake Estes, the Rockies, and Long's Peak. The Stanley Hotel is noted for hosting the horror novelist Stephen King. The hotel served as inspiration for the Overlook Hotel in King's 1977 bestseller "The Shining" as well as the location for the 1997 miniseries. The hotel includes a restaurant, spa, and bed-and-breakfast. Guided tours are provided which feature history and cover the alleged paranormal activity of the site.