Agoura Hills CA hotels. Find rooms / hotels in Agoura Hills California United States of America. California hauntings, monsters, myths, ghosts, legends and folklore. Camelopard travel tips and hints. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of California.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Agoura Hills California hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Langham Shanghai Xintiandi in Shanghai, Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech), the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, the Fasano Hotel e Restaurante Rio in Rio de Janeiro and the PuLi Hotel and Spa in Shanghai. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Scary Stories, Folklore, Legends, Myths, Ghosts and Monsters in California
The giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; the spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; the ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; the reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; the wraiths of Camp Comfort County Park, which include a phantom horsewoman, a charred man, a headless man riding a motor bike, a bloody bride and a demonic hound that watches over the tomb of a vampire; the sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; and the Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
The bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; the spirits of Kate Morgan, a little boy and girl, the mistress of a millionaire, a Victorian lady who likes to dance and a former caretaker in San Diego's famous Hotel Del Coronado (used in the movie Some Like it Hot and remarkable for its Victorian wooden architecture); the haunted swimming pool of Ramona Convent Secondary School in Alhambra, where bathers have their legs grabbed by unseen hands (the nun in white, in the library, is more harmless); the beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; the ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; the many hauntings of the Queen Mary in Long Beach, which include a Lady in White in the reception area, children playing in the swimming pool, a man killed in the engine room and the mystery of room B340; the spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; and the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; the reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; the ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco; the spirit of schoolteacher Miss Mary Lake in Room 410 of the Queen Anne Hotel in San Francisco, which was once a girls' school; cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; and the haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, are more weird folklore associated with California.
The haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; the ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; the spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; the phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; the male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; and the little phantom girl who knocks on the door of Room 42 and the spectral madame of Room 33 who are among the ghosts of the San Remo Hotel, San Francisco, are yet more strange folktales of California.
Birds, Mammals, Reptiles and other Wildlife / Fauna of California
Coyotes, minks, mischievious raccoons, Anna's hummingbirds, dolphins, tule elk, woodpeckers, black bears, harbor seals, turkey vultures (sometimes called buzzards), humpback whales, American avocets, sea otters, whip-poor-wills, white pelicans, skunks, chipmunks, gray whales, wild turkeys, California sea lions, blue whales, elephant seals, California golden beavers (a family lives in Alhambra Creek in Martinez), bobcats, otters, road runners, Allen's hummingbirds, Calliope hummingbirds, bald eagles, mule deer, endangered San Joaquin kit foxes, screech owls, numerous species of salamander, burrowing owls, rare Sierra Nevada mountain beavers, California condors and mountain lions (also called cougars or pumas) are among the wild animals of California.
Some people say that they have no desire to visit America because they have seen so much of it on TV and in the movies. However, there is no substitute for the real thing. It is well-known that in Europe you should see London, Paris, Rome, Naples, Florence, Venice and Athens but in the USA you should see Honolulu, Detroit, New Orleans, Atlanta, Juneau, Fort Lauderdale, Philadelphia, Albuquerque, Las Vegas, Savannah, Atlantic City, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Fairbanks, San Francisco, Sitka, St Louis, Boston, Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Skagway, Salt Lake City, Indianapolis, Phoenix, Houston, Minneapolis, Seattle, Santa Fe, Miami, Corpus Christi, Kansas City, Lake Tahoe, San Diego, Dallas and Anchorage. Then perhaps you can say that you are familiar with the United States of America. Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Niagara Falls, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Yosemite National Park, Route 66, rodeos, the California coastline, Glacier Bay National Park, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Disney resorts, Mount Rainier National Park, Mount Rushmore, the Okefenokee Swamp, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Bryce Canyon, the Adirondacks, the Grand Canyon, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the wild west town of Tombstone, Yellowstone National Park, the Ozarks, the Appalachians, the Florida Keys and the Everglades are other places, sights or events that can justify your claim to know America. By the way, you will find other Camelopard tips, hints, anecdotes or warnings on other pages of the website.
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