Chino Hills CA hotels. Find accommodation / hotels in Chino Hills California United States of America. Warnings, anecdotes and travel advice from Camelopard.com. California cryptozoology, hauntings, monsters, folklore, ghosts, myths and legends. California attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Chino Hills California hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Villa D'Este on Lake Como, the PuLi Hotel and Spa in Shanghai, the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, the Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa and the Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel in Rio de Janeiro. are some of the world's most famous hotels.
Folklore, Monsters, Scary Stories, Ghosts, Myths and Legends in California
The spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; the ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; the sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; 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 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; the spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; and Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
The bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; the ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco; cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; the ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; 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 beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; 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 phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; the haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; 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 many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; and the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood, are more weird folklore associated with California.
The reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; the spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; the ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; the male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; 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 reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; the spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; and the Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child, are yet more strange folktales of California.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in California
The state capital, Sacramento; Santa Barbara, the Californian Riviera; Dante's View over the scorching Death Valley; the notorious Alcatraz Prison; Lake Tahoe (the Nevada shore of which was occupied by the fictional Ponderosa Ranch), still offering both winter and summer sports; the human spectacle of Venice Beach; the killer whales, dolphins and other creatures of Sea World in San Diego; the magnificent scenery of the Big Sur coastal drive, from which sea life such as blue whales are sometimes seen; the original Disneyland in Anaheim; the resort of Palm Springs; San Francisco with the Golden Gate Bridge; the Danish architecture and culture of Solvang; the magical movie studios of Hollywood; the almost mythical suburbs of Los Angeles, including Beverly Hills; and San Diego's world famous zoo, are among the attractions of California.
You cannot claim to have seen the world unless you have travelled in the USA. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Boston, New Orleans, Corpus Christi, Houston, Fort Lauderdale, Los Angeles, Atlanta, San Diego, Savannah, San Francisco, Honolulu, Lake Tahoe, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, Albuquerque, Sacramento, Dallas, Seattle, Washington DC, Kansas City, Santa Fe, Sitka, New York, Chicago, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Miami, St Louis, Fairbanks, Anchorage, Salt Lake City, Juneau, Skagway, Atlantic City and Detroit 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 Disney resorts, the California coastline, the Ozarks, the Grand Canyon, Glacier Bay National Park, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the wild west town of Tombstone, the Everglades, Niagara Falls, Yosemite National Park, the Adirondacks, Bryce Canyon, the Okefenokee Swamp, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Route 66, Yellowstone National Park, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Florida Keys, Mount Rainier National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, rodeos, Mount Rushmore, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Appalachians and the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta.
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. We at camelopard.com wish you a pleasant journey in the USA.
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