Chowchilla CA hotels. Reserve accommodation in hotels in Chowchilla California USA. Weird tales, monsters, ghosts, hauntings, scary stories, legends, folklore and myths of California. Funny stories, warnings and travel hints. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of California.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Chowchilla California hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau, the Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai, Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China, the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau and the Villa D'Este on Lake Como. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Folklore, Myths, Monsters, Ghosts, Legends and Scary Stories in California
The spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; the ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; the spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; 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; and the haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
The reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; 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 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; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; the ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; and Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; the ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco; 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 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 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); cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; 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 spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; the beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; 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 male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; the phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; the bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; the reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; and the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes, are yet more strange folktales of California.
State Forests, Nature Reserves, State Parks, National Forests, National Parks and Refuges in California
Pinnacles National Park, one of the best places to see California Condors; Ano Nuevo State Park; Redwood National Park with the tallest trees in the world, including Hyperion, protected by secrecy; Lassen Volcanic National Park with Lassen Peak, which erupted in 1915 and is the largest volcanic dome in the world; the basalt formations of Devils Postpile National Monument; Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary; Sequoia National Park with the largest tree in the world, the gigantic and ancient General Sherman; Point Reyes National Seashore; Kings Canyon National Park; Channel Islands National Park with many species found nowhere else on earth; Kings Range National Conservation Area on the Lost Coast; 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; Piedras Blancas; and Joshua Tree National Park, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges 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. Minneapolis, Fort Lauderdale, Fairbanks, Boston, Detroit, Savannah, New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Anchorage, Honolulu, Atlanta, San Diego, Indianapolis, Juneau, Albuquerque, Salt Lake City, St Louis, Atlantic City, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe, Corpus Christi, Sitka, Miami, Washington DC, Skagway, Santa Fe, Seattle, Chicago, Phoenix, Kansas City, New Orleans, Houston, Sacramento and Dallas 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 wild west town of Tombstone, Glacier Bay National Park, the California coastline, Yellowstone National Park, the Ozarks, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Bryce Canyon, the Everglades, the Grand Canyon, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Adirondacks, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Route 66, Mount Rushmore, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Appalachians, Niagara Falls, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Yosemite National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, rodeos and the Florida Keys.
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. By the way, you will find other Camelopard tips, hints, anecdotes or warnings on other pages of the website.
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