Meeker Hotel, Meeker, CO. Built on its current location in1896. Theodore Roosevelt stayed here on a mountain lion hunting trip just after he was elected Vice President, proclaiming thereafter that it was "better than any lodge in the Swiss Alps."
Stay at The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park, Colorado - TripBucket The Stanley Hotel hosted the horror novelist Stephen King, inspiring him to write The Shining. Parts of the mini-series version of The Shining were filmed there, although Stanley Kubrick's cinematic version was filmed at the Timberline Lodge in Oregon and at Elstree Studios in England. The Stanley Hotel shows the uncut R-rated version of Kubrick's The Shining on a continuous loop on Channel 42 on guest room televisions.
157 years have witnessed many changes at the DeSoto House. Despite fire, floods and economic downturns, the DeSoto House has survived. It continues to welcome Galena visitors, and remind them of gentler days gone by!