Castaic CA hotels. Find hotels in Castaic California United States of America. California cryptozoology, hauntings, monsters, folklore, ghosts, myths and legends. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of California. Camelopard presents advice, anecdotes and warnings for travellers.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Castaic California hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Renaissance Suzhou Hotel in Suzhou China, Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China, the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, the Chelsea Hotel in New York, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau and the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Legends, Monsters, Myths, Ghosts, Scary Stories and Folklore in California
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 spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; the bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; 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 giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; and 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, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
The male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; 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 haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; 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 many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; the phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; and the spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; the ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco; 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 ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; the spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; and the ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda, are more weird folklore associated with California.
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 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 reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; the sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; the beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; and the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park, are yet more strange folktales of California.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in California
The magnificent scenery of the Big Sur coastal drive, from which sea life such as blue whales are sometimes seen; the notorious Alcatraz Prison; Santa Barbara, the Californian Riviera; the resort of Palm Springs; the original Disneyland in Anaheim; the human spectacle of Venice Beach; the almost mythical suburbs of Los Angeles, including Beverly Hills; the magical movie studios of Hollywood; the killer whales, dolphins and other creatures of Sea World in San Diego; Lake Tahoe (the Nevada shore of which was occupied by the fictional Ponderosa Ranch), still offering both winter and summer sports; Dante's View over the scorching Death Valley; the state capital, Sacramento; the Danish architecture and culture of Solvang; San Diego's world famous zoo; and San Francisco with the Golden Gate Bridge, are among the attractions of California.
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