Chandler AZ hotels. Reservations for hotels in Chandler Arizona USA. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Arizona. Strange or scary tales, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends, myths and ghosts of Arizona. Camelopard presents advice, anecdotes and warnings for travellers.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Chandler Arizona hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Savoy Hotel in London, the Renaissance Suzhou Hotel in Suzhou China, the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the Fasano Hotel e Restaurante Rio in Rio de Janeiro, the Imperial Hotel in Delhi, the Grand Hyatt Macau and the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau. are internationally renowned hotels.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Arizona
The city of Phoenix; the Hoover Dam with Lake Mead, on the border with Nevada; the real London Bridge in Lake Havasu City, along with a London pub and a London bus; Fort Apache Historic Park with its displays and demonstrations of Apache culture; the former ghost town of Jerome; Havasu Falls on the Havasupai Indian Reservation; Montezuma Castle National Monument; the fantastic Grand Canyon, a sight that everyone must see before claiming to be well travelled; Glen Canyon National Recreation Area; Petrified Forest National Park; the beautiful Antelope Canyon near Page; the Canyon de Chelly National Monument, an important archaeological site with Native American cliff houses; the ruined missions of Tumacacori National Historical Park; the wild west town of Tombstone, where Wyatt, Virgil and Morgan Earp, along with Doc Holliday, faced the Mclaurys and Clantons in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral; the winter resort of Mount Lemmon Ski Valley; Cathedral Rock near Sedona; the city of Flagstaff; Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument; the fine Spanish architecture of the Mission San Xavier del Bac, still used by Native Americans; Saguaro National Park; the Hopi Cultural Centre in Second Mesa; the city of Tucson; the Bohemian community of Bisbee; and the iconic wild west scenery of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, which extends into Utah, are among the attractions of Arizona.
Scary Stories, Legends, Folklore, Ghosts, Monsters and Myths in Arizona
The invisible but tactile ghost at the Park Hotel in Hot Springs; the strange lights seen hovering in the Superstition Mountains; the sasquatch-like Mogollon Monster; the draining energy vortices experienced around Sedona and in the Superstition Mountains; the ghosts of the El Tovar Hotel at the Grand Canyon, including a dark figure seen outside and the friendly spirit of Fred Harvey, a former owner; tales of the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine in the Superstitions; the phantom, at Grand Canyon's Maricopa Point, of a luckless member of the Civilian Conservation Corps who fell to his death in the nineteen-thirties; and the ninety-two foot winged, alligator like monster, killed by ranchers between the Huachuca and Whetstone ranges, in what is now Coronado National Forest, in 1890 (a sample was sent for scientific examination - what happened to it?), are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Arizona.
The time shifts experienced by some hikers in the Superstitions; the bigfoot seen in the Huachuca Mountains (perhaps it was the Mogollon Monster); the plumed, venomous snakes that inhabit sacred springs, according to the Zuni people; the phantom guests of the Hotel San Carlos in Phoenix, including invisible happy children and the unhappy Leone Jensen, who leapt to her death in 1928; the phantoms in old fashioned clothes who are sometimes seen on London Bridge in Lake Havasu City; the thunderbird of Apache legend that dwells in the Superstition Mountains; the entrance to Hell in the Superstition Mountains, which emits the winds that cause dust storms in the Phoenix area; and the inebriated ghost in the ballroom of the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, said to be that of a man who fell from the cliffs, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Arizona.
The USA has always welcomed friendly travellers from all over the world. Nobody can visit all of America but if you have seen the cities of Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Phoenix, Sacramento, Minneapolis, Savannah, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Dallas, Skagway, Anchorage, Seattle, Atlanta, New York, Juneau, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Fairbanks, Kansas City, Houston, Boston, Indianapolis, Salt Lake City, Washington DC, Chicago, Detroit, Albuquerque, Sitka, San Diego, St Louis, Lake Tahoe, Santa Fe, Honolulu, Corpus Christi, San Francisco and New Orleans you can be regarded as well travelled within the United States. Other world famous USA destinations include Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, Mount Rushmore, the Florida Keys, the Disney resorts, the wild west town of Tombstone, the Appalachians, the California coastline, the Everglades, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Yosemite National Park, the Ozarks, Glacier Bay National Park, Bryce Canyon, Route 66, rodeos, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Grand Canyon, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Adirondacks, Mount Rainier National Park, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Niagara Falls and Yellowstone National Park. See as much as you can of the only country in the world that includes territory both in the Arctic and in the tropics. From camelopard.com, a heartfelt Bon Voyage!
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