Clarion IA hotels. Find inns, motels or hotels in Clarion Iowa USA. Vacation and travel suggestions by Camelopard. Iowa myths, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends and ghosts. Iowa national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Clarion Iowa hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Hotel Icon in Hong Kong, the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa, the Langham Shanghai Xintiandi in Shanghai, the beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, Claridge's in London, the Polana Hotel in Maputo and the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Iowa
The Polynesian themed Lost Island Waterpark, Waterloo; the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque; Adventureland Park in Altoona; and Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, are among the attractions of Iowa.
Scary Stories, Ghosts, Folklore, Legends, Myths and Monsters in Iowa
The spectre of a woman in evening dress and the ghost of Cary Grant in Hotel Blackhawk, Davenport; the Van Meter Visitor, a giant, bat-like, light-emitting creature, freed from its subterranean lair by coal miners, that terrorised the town of Van Meter in 1903 and which might be reawakened someday (the entrance of the mine was dynamited to shut in the monster but the townsfolk had better pray that the price of coal does not climb much higher); ghosts including a gypsy queen, accompanied by crows, in Union Township Cemetery, Algona; unexplained phenomena in the Grand Opera House, Dubuque; how a Native American girl called White Cloud is buried at Lover's Leap, Elkader, where she leapt to her death after mistakenly believing that her white lover had been forced to jump; the spectre of a little girl that signals visitors to leave Hickory Hill Cemetery in Charlotte; and the phantom Native Americans that still chase the ghost of Mrs Lott in Vegors Cemetery, Lehigh, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Iowa.
The White Lady haunting the Granger House Museum in Marion; the Mud Man, a humanoid creature apparently made of mud, that inhabits the area near the Metz Railroad Trestle Bridge in Newton (part of a human skull was recently found in the vicinity); the ghost of a little girl in the Hawkeye Theatre, Fort Dodge; the snapping turtle the size of a car in Big Blue lake, Mason City; the well dressed ghost, believed by some to be Al Capone, in the Hotel Julien Dubuque; the dragon that created Spirit Canyon on the Big Sioux River; and the ghosts of a well dressed man and a lady in white at The Hotel Ottumwa in Ottumwa, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Iowa.
The United States of America is famous for the comfort of its hotels. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Indianapolis, New Orleans, Sitka, Anchorage, Albuquerque, Miami, San Francisco, St Louis, Los Angeles, Lake Tahoe, Atlantic City, Washington DC, Honolulu, Houston, Fairbanks, Boston, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Juneau, Kansas City, Fort Lauderdale, Phoenix, Chicago, Savannah, Skagway, Corpus Christi, Salt Lake City, Seattle, Minneapolis, Dallas, San Diego, Santa Fe, Detroit, New York and Sacramento 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 Route 66, Mount Rainier National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, Bryce Canyon, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Grand Canyon, the California coastline, Glacier Bay National Park, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Everglades, rodeos, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Yosemite National Park, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Adirondacks, Mount Rushmore, the Disney resorts, the Florida Keys, Yellowstone National Park, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone, Niagara Falls, the Appalachians and the Ozarks.
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. Come back soon for another helpful Camelopard tip.
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