Deer Crest Resort
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We spent the day in Estes Park hiking and enjoying the fabulous mountain weather.
We went to the historic Stanley Hotel that was the inspiration for The Shining. Later in my retirement journeys I visited the Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood, Oregon...the actual place where The Shining was filmed.
... Some cheeky b'stard took the p--- out of our car... When you lock it the horn sounds... It's like a kiddy horn.... So they did two on theirs and waved and laughed. We have treated ourselves to a white loaf and kerry all gold irish butter to have real toast.... The butter's gone a be an inch thick.... The butter here seems to be a sweet ...
... and it is said that Jim Carey spent just three hours in room 217 before packing his bags and requesting another room. Stephen King’s The Shining mini-series was also filmed there in 1997. If you watch Dumb and Dumber, you will see the original décor of the hotel, whereas, the makeover made for the miniseries is the ‘new décor’. The fourth floor is the most haunted, and patrons often complain of things ...
... decision. The elk are out primarily in the morning and evening, and we saw a huge herd right by the side of the road and got some great photos. Exciting! The views were spectacular of course, so we stopped for many pictures before we reached the Bear Lake area for hiking. We hiked to three lakes...Bear Lake, Nymph Lake, and Dream Lake. Each was beautiful in it's own way, yet different from the others. There was a fourth lake but ...
... surroundings. I don't normally get to partake of my mid-day meal in such spectacular surroundings.
We had a bit of a tour of the visitor's center, and then drove the 36 to 34 loop back to our hotel for a nap. We managed to pack in quite a bit in our 6.5 hours.
I've posted a really quite small selection of the photos I took; I put many of the field notes about the sites in the captions of the photos, so if you're ...