Blakely Island WA hotels. Find hotels in Blakely Island Washington USA. Washington attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Washington scary or weird stories, monsters, myths, legends, folklore, hauntings and ghosts. Camelopard presents advice, anecdotes and warnings for travellers.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Blakely Island Washington hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong, the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay and the Villa D'Este on Lake Como. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Monsters, Ghosts, Scary Stories, Legends, Folklore and Myths in Washington
Cadborosaurus, the sea monster of Cadboro Bay; the ghosts of a man, a woman and two children at the Mirabeau Park Hotel in Spokane Valley; weird phenomena, including the spectre of a woman, in the Sorrento Hotel, Seattle; the carnivorous reptilian monster that inhabits Rock Lake; the spirits of a child and a Native American woman who haunt Pike Place Market in Seattle; Native American "wish bone" sticks and strange phenomena at Thornewood Castle, a five hundred year old Tudor castle transported brick by brick from England to Lakewood, where it is now a fine hotel with a history of its own; the Prohibition era celebration that may still be heard in the Hotel Andra (once the Claremont) in Seattle; unexplained phenomena at the Double Tree Hotel in Spokane; and the sasquatch or bigfoot, still managing to elude the cryptozoologists, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Washington.
Paranormal phenomena at the pier of the Steilacoom–Anderson Island Ferry in Steilacoom, including a spectre that changes from a little girl to an old woman, as well as the sound of a ghostly train; the batsquatch of Mount Saint Helens, that makes sasquatch seem mundane; the many ghosts of the Oxford Saloon in Snohomish, including the spirits of "working girls" and a murdered policeman; the weird tree octopus, of Olympic National Park, that survives because the climate of Washington state is so wet; paranormal phenomena at the historic Paradise Inn on the slopes of Mount Rainier; the mysterious Mima Mounds; Willatuk, the Seattle Sea Serpent; a phantom janitor that roams the Bush House Inn in Index; ghosts including Kate, an amiable suicide who sings in a bathroom in Manresa Castle hotel, Port Townsend; and the Pink Lady of the Central Tavern, Kirkland, a spirit but not a gin cocktail (ye olde jokes are ye beste), are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Washington.
Birds, Mammals, Reptiles and other Wildlife / Fauna of Washington
Pacific tree frogs, coyotes, Stellar's jays, tufted puffins, ospreys, killdeers, sea lions, voles, red-tailed hawks, ptarmigans, Canada geese, bald eagles, white-tailed deer, banana slugs, mountain goats, grizzly bears, greater sandhill cranes, caribou, ground squirrels, snow moles, black bears, Oregon spotted frogs, cougars (mountain lions), dunlins, marmots, peregrine falcons, beavers, semipalmated plovers, great blue herons, moose, tundra swans, dolphins, glaucous-winged gulls, California quails, river otters, blue grouse, wild turkeys, badgers, Columbian black-tailed deer, mallards, brown pelicans, band-tailed pigeons, lynxes, Caspian terns, harbor seals, Western painted turtles, salamanders, bobcats, wolverines, golden eagles, loons, mule deer, Roosevelt elk, Douglas squirrels, gadwalls, minks, ruffed grouse, gray wolves (timber wolves), orcas (killer whales), Pacific gray whales, raccoons, rhinoceros auklets, red foxes, reintroduced fishers, Rocky Mountain elk, common ravens and Northern spotted owls are among the wild animals of Washington.
America has some of the best facilities for travellers in the world. 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 Phoenix, Washington DC, Fort Lauderdale, Corpus Christi, San Diego, Seattle, Minneapolis, Honolulu, Los Angeles, St Louis, San Francisco, New Orleans, Santa Fe, Skagway, Indianapolis, Albuquerque, Houston, Sacramento, Boston, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Sitka, Anchorage, Atlantic City, Chicago, Detroit, Salt Lake City, Juneau, Savannah, Lake Tahoe, Dallas, Fairbanks, New York, Atlanta, Philadelphia and Miami. Then perhaps you can say that you are familiar with the United States of America. The Okefenokee Swamp, the Disney resorts, Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite National Park, the Appalachians, the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the California coastline, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Mount Rainier National Park, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Florida Keys, the Ozarks, the Everglades, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, rodeos, the wild west town of Tombstone, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Mount Rushmore, Niagara Falls, Route 66, Glacier Bay National Park and the Adirondacks are other places, sights or events that can justify your claim to know America. Travel safely and happily.
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