Timberline Lodge, Oregon
Stanley Hotel, Estes Park, Colorado
The Timberline Lodge was the location of the Stephen King thriller, The Shining (1980), starring Jack Nicholson and directed by Stanley Kubrick. The Lodge played the exterior of the haunted Overlook Hotel. Indoor scenes were shot on a sound stage in England.
Stephen King wrote the novel on which the movie is based after staying at the Stanley Hotel in Colorado, which is located near Rocky Mountain National Park in Estes Park. This area has long been considered a hotbed of paranormal activity. Also the Stanley Hotel was featured in the movie, Dumb and Dumber (1994), in which it was called the Hotel Danbury.