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    Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Des Moines Washington hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The PuLi Hotel and Spa in Shanghai, the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau, the Villa D'Este on Lake Como, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, the Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Arena Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro and the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.

    Legends, Ghosts, Scary Stories, Myths, Monsters and Folklore in Washington

    The Pink Lady of the Central Tavern, Kirkland, a spirit but not a gin cocktail (ye olde jokes are ye beste); the carnivorous reptilian monster that inhabits Rock Lake; 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; ghosts including Kate, an amiable suicide who sings in a bathroom in Manresa Castle hotel, Port Townsend; the Prohibition era celebration that may still be heard in the Hotel Andra (once the Claremont) in Seattle; the sasquatch or bigfoot, still managing to elude the cryptozoologists; weird phenomena, including the spectre of a woman, in the Sorrento Hotel, Seattle; 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; and a phantom janitor that roams the Bush House Inn in Index, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Washington.

    The batsquatch of Mount Saint Helens, that makes sasquatch seem mundane; paranormal phenomena at the historic Paradise Inn on the slopes of Mount Rainier; the ghosts of a man, a woman and two children at the Mirabeau Park Hotel in Spokane Valley; the many ghosts of the Oxford Saloon in Snohomish, including the spirits of "working girls" and a murdered policeman; the mysterious Mima Mounds; Cadborosaurus, the sea monster of Cadboro Bay; the weird tree octopus, of Olympic National Park, that survives because the climate of Washington state is so wet; Willatuk, the Seattle Sea Serpent; unexplained phenomena at the Double Tree Hotel in Spokane; and the spirits of a child and a Native American woman who haunt Pike Place Market in Seattle, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Washington.

    Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Washington

    Drives along the spectacular Mount Baker Highway, especially in autumn; Seattle Center; Nooksack Falls; Seattle's Pike Place Market; the Grand Coulee Dam; Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument, scene of the massive eruption in 1980 and, for potholers, the site of Ape Cave lava tubes; Spokane with its Riverfront park; the glacial scenery of Olympic National Park; the Coulee Corridor National Scenic Byway; the North Cascades Scenic Highway; Artist Point; Mount Rainier National park; Heather Meadows; rides on the Washington State Ferries in Puget Sound; the mountain scenery and wildlife of North Cascades National Park; and Horseshoe Bend, are among the attractions of Washington.


    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. Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Lake Tahoe, Detroit, Anchorage, Boston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Washington DC, St Louis, Sitka, Fairbanks, Corpus Christi, Minneapolis, Miami, Atlantic City, Seattle, New Orleans, Santa Fe, Chicago, Albuquerque, Indianapolis, Sacramento, Philadelphia, Dallas, Atlanta, Skagway, Las Vegas, San Diego, Juneau, Savannah, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, San Francisco and New York 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 Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Mount Rushmore, the Everglades, Mount Rainier National Park, Route 66, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Adirondacks, the Okefenokee Swamp, Glacier Bay National Park, Bryce Canyon, the Grand Canyon, the wild west town of Tombstone, the Ozarks, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Florida Keys, the California coastline, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Niagara Falls, the Appalachians, the Disney resorts, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, rodeos, Yosemite National Park and Yellowstone National Park.

    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 hope that you found today's Camelopard tip useful.

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