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We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Alpine California hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, the Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech), the Arena Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, the Langham Shanghai Xintiandi in Shanghai and the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong. are internationally renowned hotels.
Ghosts, Myths, Legends, Monsters, Folklore and Scary Stories in California
The ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco; the bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; the spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; 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 reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; the Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; 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; and the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; the sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; the ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; the male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; 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 beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; and the ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; the spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; the reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; 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; the phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; and the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes, are more weird folklore associated with California.
The haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; the spirit of schoolteacher Miss Mary Lake in Room 410 of the Queen Anne Hotel in San Francisco, which was once a girls' school; the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; the haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; the spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; the ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; and 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), are yet more strange folktales of California.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in California
The Danish architecture and culture of Solvang; the human spectacle of Venice Beach; the state capital, Sacramento; Dante's View over the scorching Death Valley; San Diego's world famous zoo; San Francisco with the Golden Gate Bridge; the magnificent scenery of the Big Sur coastal drive, from which sea life such as blue whales are sometimes seen; Lake Tahoe (the Nevada shore of which was occupied by the fictional Ponderosa Ranch), still offering both winter and summer sports; the almost mythical suburbs of Los Angeles, including Beverly Hills; the killer whales, dolphins and other creatures of Sea World in San Diego; the magical movie studios of Hollywood; Santa Barbara, the Californian Riviera; the resort of Palm Springs; the notorious Alcatraz Prison; and the original Disneyland in Anaheim, are among the attractions of California.
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