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    We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Andrews Texas hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Grand Hyatt Macau, the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, the Arena Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the Fasano Hotel e Restaurante Rio in Rio de Janeiro and the Langham Shanghai Xintiandi in Shanghai. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.

    Reptiles, Mammals, Birds and other Wildlife / Fauna of Texas

    Raccoons, brown pelicans, coyotes, otters, prairie chickens, increasing numbers of black bears, Montezuma quails, white-tailed deer, jackrabbits, alligators, prairie dog towns, Texas horned lizards, cougars (also called pumas or mountain lions), American white pelicans, road runners, Mexican free-tailed bats, red-cockaded woodpeckers, pronghorn antelopes, endangered whooping cranes, burrowing owls, Ridley sea turtles, roseate spoonbills, great kiskadees, collared peccaries or javelinas, bobcats, plain chachalacas, wild turkeys, opossums, nine-banded armadillos, turkey vultures (turkey buzzards), American avocets, Western diamondback rattlesnakes, bald eagles, sandhill cranes and cactus wrens are among the wild animals of Texas.

    Folklore, Legends, Ghosts, Scary Stories, Myths and Monsters in Texas

    The suicidal jumper who is said to still haunt his room at the Omni Austin Hotel; the unexplained phenomena and spectres of the Hotel Lawrence, Dallas, including the ghost of a gambler; strange phenomena at the Emily Morgan Hotel, near the Alamo in San Antonio (the Alamo itself is said by some to be the site of paranormal phenomena); Pecos Bill with his coyote family, his rattlesnake Shake (that served as his lasso) and his true love the catfish-riding Slue-Foot Sue (Neil Armstrong may have been the first MAN to set FOOT on the moon but Sue banged her HEAD on it many years earlier, after being thrown by Bill's appropriately named horse, Widow-Maker); the Lake Worth monster, a creature appearing as part man, part goat and part fish; the black eyed boy, presumably a BEK, who terrified a large airman on a military base; and the Confederate soldier and the phantom boy nicknamed "Jimmy" who still roam Tremont House hotel in Galveston, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Texas.

    The three ghosts of the Hotel Galvez and Spa, Galveston, including one that leaves the scent of gardenias in a room; the groaning Enchanted Rock, said to be genuinely magical; the emerald-headed serpent, a great deity that inhabits a crystal cave in the Gulf of Mexico but which, according to Native Americans, may be seen from the coast, when it ventures to the surface with a great display of light; creepy and malevolent black eyed children (Black Eyed Kids or BEKs) in Abilene; the strange phenomena at the Driskill Hotel, Austin, including the odd sensation experienced by guests who stare at the third floor picture of a child holding flowers; the sounds of happy children heard in the Hamilton Hotel, Laredo, even when no children are near; and the alleged hauntings of the historic Excelsior House Hotel in Jefferson, including a light-fingered woman in black with a baby, a perfumed lady, a headless man and a boy who wakes people up to ask whether they want breakfast (it is even claimed that Steven Spielberg had a supernatural experience at the hotel, the guests of which have included Oscar Wilde and Ulysses S Grant, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Texas.

    The spectral cowboys who, in the hours before dawn, walk in the courtyard of the Y.O. Ranch Hotel, Kerrville; supernatural entities at Victoria's Black Swan Inn in San Antonio; paranormal phenomena at the Tarpon Inn, Port Aransas, including a bathroom that sometimes has a pink glow; the thirty-two benevolent ghosts of the historic Menger Hotel, close to the Alamo in San Antonio, including Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt (who recruited Rough Riders in the Menger Bar), the phantom of rancher Richard King in his former suite (the King Room), chambermaid Sallie White who still meticulously performs her duties in Victorian attire, a bespectacled lady in a blue dress who knits quietly in the lobby, a man in a buckskin jacket and unseen kitchen helpers; the ghostly woman who walks the banks of the Rio Grande in Laredo, looking for the children that she pushed over a cliff into the river; the spooky goings on at the St Anthony Hotel, San Antonio, including phantom second-honeymooners who don't know when to stop; and the winged, humanoid monsters of Littlefield who allegedly lived in the basement of two elderly spinsters, are more weird folklore associated with Texas.

    The ghost of a murdered call girl in the Gunter Hotel, San Antonio; the phantom of a former cleaner in a brown uniform and the ghostly sounds of children playing in the Rio Grande Plaza Hotel, Laredo; the spirits of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, such as the shade of Sarah Morgan (who was killed by a student) in the biology building, the ghost of a bearded and stetsoned professor in Holden Hall, the phantom of a student in the underground tunnels (still trying to sneak into the girls' dormitories) and "George", the harmless spectre of the old President's House; the lady in white who carries a cat in the Marriott Plaza Hotel in San Antonio; the ghostly civil war soldiers of Patterson Road, Houston; the ghostly nun and the doppelgangers of staff who roam La Posada Hotel, on the site of a former convent, in Laredo; phantoms of the Faust Hotel, New Braunfels, which include a black cat; ghosts in all of the rooms (including one that still sometimes leaves tips for the maid) at Miss Molly's Hotel bed and breakfast, once a bordello, in Fort Worth; and appearances of the spiny goat-sucker, the chupacabra, are yet more strange folktales of Texas.



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    So you want to see America. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Indianapolis, Juneau, Santa Fe, St Louis, Boston, Houston, Los Angeles, Seattle, Las Vegas, Sacramento, Fort Lauderdale, Dallas, Savannah, Detroit, San Diego, Albuquerque, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, Skagway, Chicago, New York, Atlantic City, San Francisco, Honolulu, Lake Tahoe, Phoenix, Atlanta, Corpus Christi, Anchorage, Salt Lake City, Washington DC, Kansas City, Miami, Sitka, Fairbanks and New Orleans are among the most famous cities in the USA. Other American mainland sites that should not be missed if a visitor to America, or an American for that matter, is to be regarded as well travelled, include The Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the Adirondacks, Mount Rainier National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone, Niagara Falls, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Florida Keys, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Okefenokee Swamp, the California coastline, the Everglades, Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon, Route 66, Glacier Bay National Park, the Ozarks, the Disney resorts, Yosemite National Park, the Appalachians, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Mount Rushmore, rodeos, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi and Bryce Canyon.

    The United States of America are so enormous that even most Americans cannot "know" all of their own country. Even visiting every state would be a major undertaking. It is possible, however, to visit the iconic places known all over the world, especially through Hollywood movies. Good luck on your travels.

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