“The Shining” movie hotel is in Oregon and you can stay there
You can stay at the original “Shining” hotel in the state of Oregon
One of the scariest films of the 1970s was Stephen King’s The Shining.
It’s a classic psychological horror film and if you didn’t know, the hotel that was the backdrop of the Overlook the hotel is only a few hours away Tri-Cities Washington.
The famous “Overlook Hotel” is supposed to be in the Colorado Rockies but you will be surprised to know that the hotel is a real business hotel nearby Mount the hood in Oregon State. You can even stay there and enjoy your own “Shining” experience.
The exterior shots of the isolated hotel are actually of the famous Timberline Lodge located at Mount Hood Oregon. It is a hotel in continuous operation since 1937.
Here are some of the details of these amazing properties according to the Timberline website:
Timberline Lodge stands on the southern slope of Mount Hood at an elevation of 6,000 feet. This beautiful 55,000 square foot structure emerges from a pristine alpine landscape and is still used for its original purpose – a magnificent ski lodge and mountain retreat for all to enjoy.
Legendary and awe-inspiring, it’s a tribute to the wild spirit of the Pacific Northwest. Declared a National Historic Landmark in 1977, Timberline Lodge is one of Oregon’s most popular tourist attractions, attracting nearly two million visitors each year.
You Can Book A Room At The Lodge Made Famous By The Movie “The Shining”
The lodge became the backdrop for The Shining with exterior shots shot in 1979 with actors Jack Nicholson and Shelly Duval.
If you’ve been thinking of a fun and “scary” fall road trip, why not visit the legendary Timberline Lodge on Mount Hood?
No worries, Jack doesn’t hang out there but I can’t say the same about the red rum twins.
If you really want the right room, room 217 is the most requested room at Lodge of the woods because of Stephen King’s original novel.
You can find out more about the Timberline Lodge here
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