The Chelsea Hotel: The infamous Chelsea Hotel in New York City is one of the area's spookiest landmarks. Built in 1884, the hotel has been home to many notable writers, musicians and artists over the years. Even though many of its most famous occupants have since died, visitors claim to have spotted the apparitions of Dylan Thomas, Eugene O'Neil and Thomas Wolfe.
The Driskill Hotel -Austin, TX. This place is a must-stay when in Texas. Originally build as the showplace of a cattle barron, and later served as President Lyndon Johnson's campaign headquarters, this is a true piece of TX history.
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.
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Just off Highway 95, about halfway between Las Vegas and Reno, lies the sleepy desert town of Tonopah. For many, the town is just another oasis to fuel up in the middle of the desert, but one building at the edge of town offers more than just gasoline... it offers nightmare fuel. Tremble in fear at the most terrifying motel in the world: The Clown Motel.
THE STANLEY HOTEL, Estes Park, CO, is most famous for being the inspiration for the Overlook Hotel from Stephen King's novel, The Shining. It is said to be one of the "most haunted houses in America". We did not stay here, but toured the opulent lobby. (See my pin of a photo of the ghost of a child peering from one of the windows.)
FAIRMONT BANFF SPRINGS HOTEL CANADA. Tragic tale involves that of a bride on her wedding day at the hotel. The bride was descending down the ornate marble staircase when her beautiful flowing white bridal gown train twisted into her path causing her to stumble. The bride fell to her death breaking her neck and fracturing her skull on the marble floor below. There have been reports of a beautiful girl wearing a flowing white dress dancing in the ballroom or descending the staircase.
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Stanley Hotel, Estes Park, Co. | Amazing rooms, great spot in relation to the Rocky Mountain Park, exquisite whiskey bar, fun history, would recommend to all! AND, The most acclaimed haunted place in America. #beenthere2014