Colorado Experience: The Stanley Hotel

About This Episode


When Freelan Oscar Stanley arrived in Estes Park in 1903, he was seeking a cure for his bout with tuberculosis. After recovering, he decided to open a hotel with every luxury catered to his circle of New England elite. Travel the haunted halls and discover the architectural glory of the infamous hotel that influenced National Parks and sparked early tourism.

Colorado Experience is is a television series produced by Rocky Mountain PBS and History Colorado. It is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the people, events and places that have shaped Colorado.