Lodge at The Stanley in Estes Park, CO

I recently took a short road trip from Denver to finally visit Rocky Mountain National Park and was able to relax and spend the afternoon in Estes Park.  Stanley Hotel also hosted the horror novelist Stephen King and inspired him to write The Shining.  Although the mini series was filmed here, the actual movie was filmed at another resort…

Banff proper and The Fairmont Banff Springs

Thanks Ed for the really nice dinner out in Banff this night!  I love this amazing castle hotel with the medieval motif. Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel First Presbyterian Church of Canada