Brynwood on the River
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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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.
... cliffs and a glacial lake at the base. Next we went over the highest point on the road, 12,183 ft.but there was no place to park there. Our next stop was Gore Range where we had a really good view of the Gore Range and the Never Summer Mountains. These mountains were almost completely nude of trees. The next stop was the Alpine Visitors Center. Here we hiked the trail up over 12,000 feet again. This trail was more like a long stone stair ...
... Park and then not too far from the entrance we got to see a moose. There were some cars stopped so we knew there was something. It was a female moose, so it did not have antlers, but at least we got to see one! We stopped to get some pictures and then continued our drive. The Rockies were beautiful with their rocky peaks and lots of pine trees. We continued going up and drove on Trail ...
... The last mile dropped nearly 600 feet down the side of a steep slope. Not the place to be if you have vertigo! We then drove around a bit of the Rockies. I observed that this was day sixteen without rain, and we promptly had a shower! The pine trees thought water was a good thing, and shed yellow pollen all over our black car. Mixed well with the dust! Got back to the motel and ...
... I checked in today suggested we try the visitor center which usually has hotel availability. They did not as it is not summer anymore but they gave us a listing guide. When we returned an hour later when the room was ready Linda again gave me 2 other properties she heard might have availability. We called Black Canyon Inn which sits on the hill behind the Stanley maybe 5 minutes from here and they had availability for a 1 bedroom ...