Chester CA hotels. Find hotels in Chester California United States of America. California scary stories, ghosts, hauntings, myths, legends, monsters and folklore. Travel advice suggested by Camelopard. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of California.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Chester California 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 Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong, the Mandarin Oriental Pudong in Shanghai, the Grand Hyatt Macau and the Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Nature Reserves, National Forests, State Forests, State Parks, National Parks and Refuges in California
Kings Canyon National Park; Piedras Blancas; Pinnacles National Park, one of the best places to see California Condors; Yosemite National Park with wildlife such as black bears and beavers, as well as specacular Tunnel View, from which you can see El Capitan, the Bridal Veil Falls and more; Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary; Ano Nuevo State Park; Channel Islands National Park with many species found nowhere else on earth; Joshua Tree National Park; Sequoia National Park with the largest tree in the world, the gigantic and ancient General Sherman; Lassen Volcanic National Park with Lassen Peak, which erupted in 1915 and is the largest volcanic dome in the world; Redwood National Park with the tallest trees in the world, including Hyperion, protected by secrecy; the basalt formations of Devils Postpile National Monument; Point Reyes National Seashore; and Kings Range National Conservation Area on the Lost Coast, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of California.
Ghosts, Scary Stories, Myths, Legends, Monsters and Folklore in California
The blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; the beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; 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 sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; the reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; and the ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
Cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; the spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; the spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; the male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; the ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; the Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; and 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), are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; the haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; the spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; 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 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; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; and the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White, are more weird folklore associated with California.
The reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; the phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; 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 ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; the ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; 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 Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster, are yet more strange folktales of California.
America is one of the largest, most most varied and most interesting countries in the world. Nobody can visit all of America but if you have seen the cities of Anchorage, Juneau, New York, Atlantic City, Lake Tahoe, Savannah, Sitka, San Diego, Minneapolis, Detroit, Santa Fe, Indianapolis, Boston, Sacramento, Atlanta, Skagway, New Orleans, Houston, Seattle, Phoenix, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Chicago, Washington DC, Corpus Christi, Miami, Albuquerque, Salt Lake City, Philadelphia, Fort Lauderdale, Honolulu, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, St Louis and Fairbanks you can be regarded as well travelled within the United States. Other world famous USA destinations include The Disney resorts, Bryce Canyon, the Ozarks, Mount Rushmore, the Everglades, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Route 66, Glacier Bay National Park, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, rodeos, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Florida Keys, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Grand Canyon, the Okefenokee Swamp, Yellowstone National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone, the Appalachians, Yosemite National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, the California coastline, the Adirondacks, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park and Niagara Falls. See as much as you can of the only country in the world that includes territory both in the Arctic and in the tropics. We hope that you enjoy your hotel.
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