Clinton WA hotels. Find inns, motels or hotels in Clinton Washington USA. Ghosts, hauntings, monsters, folklore, cryptozoology, myths and legends of Washington. Alerts, anecdotes and tips for vacationers and business travellers. Washington national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Clinton Washington hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, the PuLi Hotel and Spa in Shanghai, the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay and the Imperial Hotel in Delhi. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
State Parks, National Forests, Nature Reserves, National Parks, State Forests and Refuges in Washington
McNary National Wildlife Refuge; Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge; Sacajawea State Park, named after the Native American woman who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition; Umatilla National Wildlife Refuge which extends into Oregon; Franz Lake National Wildlife Refuge; Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge; Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge; Discovery Park on Puget Sound, Seattle, small but with sightings of wildlife such as sea lions, bears and even mountain lions as well as being home to the West Point Lighthouse; Quillayute Needles National Wildlife Refuge; Pierce National Wildlife Refuge; Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge with wildlife such as moose, elk and black bears; Cape Disappointment State Park with fine coastal scenery, the historic Cape Disappointment Lighthouse and, in season, sightings of Pacific gray whales; Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest with its glacial scenery; Flaming Geyser State Park where Chinook salmon are caught in the Green River; Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge; Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge; Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forests; San Juan Islands National Wildlife Refuge, where, from mid-spring to mid-autumn, pods of killer whales (orcas) may be seen; Olympic National Park with its many glaciers, Sol Duc hot springs, Marymere Falls, Hoh rain forest and wildlife such as bears, mountain lions (cougars) and huge elk (wapiti); Copalis National Wildlife Refuge; Umatilla National Forest in the Blue Mountains, extending into Oregon and with animals such as mountain lions (cougars), Shiras' moose, Rocky Mountain elk, bighorn sheep, deer, gray wolves and Merriam's turkeys; Colville National Forest with grizzly bears, bighorn sheep, caribou, mountain lions and other wildlife; Mount Rainier National Park with wildlife such as black bears, Columbian black-tailed deer, elk and mountain goats; Willapa National Wildlife Refuge with black bears, Roosevelt elk and other animals; Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge; Protection Island National Wildlife Refuge; Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park; Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge; North Cascades National Park with amazing mountain scenery and wildlife such as wolverines, grizzly bears, lynx and gray wolves; Flattery Rocks National Wildlife Refuge; Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge; Julia Butler Hansen Refuge for the Columbian White-Tailed Deer; Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary; Olympic National Forest; Columbia National Wildlife Refuge; and part of the Idaho Panhandle National Forests with animals such as wolves, wolverines, moose and grizzly bears, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Washington.
Legends, Myths, Ghosts, Scary Stories, Folklore and Monsters in Washington
The Prohibition era celebration that may still be heard in the Hotel Andra (once the Claremont) in Seattle; Cadborosaurus, the sea monster of Cadboro Bay; weird phenomena, including the spectre of a woman, in the Sorrento Hotel, Seattle; the Pink Lady of the Central Tavern, Kirkland, a spirit but not a gin cocktail (ye olde jokes are ye beste); the ghosts of a man, a woman and two children at the Mirabeau Park Hotel in Spokane Valley; Native American "wish bone" sticks and strange phenomena at Thornewood Castle, a five hundred year old Tudor castle transported brick by brick from England to Lakewood, where it is now a fine hotel with a history of its own; unexplained phenomena at the Double Tree Hotel in Spokane; paranormal phenomena at the historic Paradise Inn on the slopes of Mount Rainier; and the sasquatch or bigfoot, still managing to elude the cryptozoologists, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Washington.
The spirits of a child and a Native American woman who haunt Pike Place Market in Seattle; ghosts including Kate, an amiable suicide who sings in a bathroom in Manresa Castle hotel, Port Townsend; the carnivorous reptilian monster that inhabits Rock Lake; the mysterious Mima Mounds; a phantom janitor that roams the Bush House Inn in Index; the many ghosts of the Oxford Saloon in Snohomish, including the spirits of "working girls" and a murdered policeman; the batsquatch of Mount Saint Helens, that makes sasquatch seem mundane; Willatuk, the Seattle Sea Serpent; the weird tree octopus, of Olympic National Park, that survives because the climate of Washington state is so wet; and paranormal phenomena at the pier of the Steilacoom–Anderson Island Ferry in Steilacoom, including a spectre that changes from a little girl to an old woman, as well as the sound of a ghostly train, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Washington.
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