Clayton CA hotels. Reservations for hotels in Clayton California United States of America. Folklore, monsters, ghosts, legends, hauntings and myths of California. California national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. Tips for travel abroad, countrywide or at home.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Clayton California hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Grand Hyatt Macau, the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau, the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China and the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong. are internationally renowned hotels.
Reptiles, Birds, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of California
Mountain lions (also called cougars or pumas), American avocets, blue whales, California condors, wild turkeys, dolphins, chipmunks, skunks, gray whales, minks, bobcats, numerous species of salamander, endangered San Joaquin kit foxes, burrowing owls, California golden beavers (a family lives in Alhambra Creek in Martinez), white pelicans, road runners, mischievious raccoons, tule elk, coyotes, California sea lions, elephant seals, black bears, rare Sierra Nevada mountain beavers, mule deer, Allen's hummingbirds, bald eagles, screech owls, turkey vultures (sometimes called buzzards), harbor seals, otters, Anna's hummingbirds, humpback whales, sea otters, Calliope hummingbirds, woodpeckers and whip-poor-wills are among the wild animals of California.
Myths, Ghosts, Folklore, Legends, Monsters and Scary Stories in California
The ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, 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 ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; the phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; the male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; 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; 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 spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; the spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; the reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; the ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; the beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; and 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), are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; 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; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; 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 sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; and Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster, are more weird folklore associated with California.
The reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; 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 ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; 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 bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; 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.
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