Friday Harbor WA hotels. Reservations for hotels in Friday Harbor Washington United States of America. Tips for travel abroad, countrywide or at home. Washington national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. Weird tales, monsters, ghosts, hauntings, scary stories, legends, folklore and myths of Washington.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Friday Harbor Washington hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong, the Royal Tulip Rio de Janeiro, the Arena Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech), the Polana Hotel in Maputo and the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong. are internationally renowned hotels.
Monsters, Myths, Folklore, Legends, Scary Stories and Ghosts in Washington
The ghosts of a man, a woman and two children at the Mirabeau Park Hotel in Spokane Valley; the sasquatch or bigfoot, still managing to elude the cryptozoologists; the weird tree octopus, of Olympic National Park, that survives because the climate of Washington state is so wet; the batsquatch of Mount Saint Helens, that makes sasquatch seem mundane; the carnivorous reptilian monster that inhabits Rock Lake; ghosts including Kate, an amiable suicide who sings in a bathroom in Manresa Castle hotel, Port Townsend; 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); and the Prohibition era celebration that may still be heard in the Hotel Andra (once the Claremont) in Seattle, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Washington.
The many ghosts of the Oxford Saloon in Snohomish, including the spirits of "working girls" and a murdered policeman; 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; Cadborosaurus, the sea monster of Cadboro Bay; the spirits of a child and a Native American woman who haunt Pike Place Market in Seattle; a phantom janitor that roams the Bush House Inn in Index; Willatuk, the Seattle Sea Serpent; paranormal phenomena at the historic Paradise Inn on the slopes of Mount Rainier; 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; the mysterious Mima Mounds; and unexplained phenomena at the Double Tree Hotel in Spokane, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Washington.
National Parks, Nature Reserves, State Forests, National Forests, State Parks and Refuges in Washington
Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge with wildlife such as moose, elk and black bears; Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge; Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forests; Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge; Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park; Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest with its glacial scenery; Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge; Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge; Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge; Flattery Rocks National Wildlife Refuge; Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary; McNary National Wildlife Refuge; Columbia National Wildlife Refuge; Copalis National Wildlife Refuge; Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge; Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge; Julia Butler Hansen Refuge for the Columbian White-Tailed Deer; Olympic National Forest; Sacajawea State Park, named after the Native American woman who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition; Quillayute Needles National Wildlife Refuge; Colville National Forest with grizzly bears, bighorn sheep, caribou, mountain lions and other wildlife; Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge; San Juan Islands National Wildlife Refuge, where, from mid-spring to mid-autumn, pods of killer whales (orcas) may be seen; 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; part of the Idaho Panhandle National Forests with animals such as wolves, wolverines, moose and grizzly bears; North Cascades National Park with amazing mountain scenery and wildlife such as wolverines, grizzly bears, lynx and gray wolves; Willapa National Wildlife Refuge with black bears, Roosevelt elk and other animals; 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); Flaming Geyser State Park where Chinook salmon are caught in the Green River; Franz Lake National Wildlife Refuge; Umatilla National Wildlife Refuge which extends into Oregon; Protection Island National Wildlife Refuge; Mount Rainier National Park with wildlife such as black bears, Columbian black-tailed deer, elk and mountain goats; 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; Pierce National Wildlife Refuge; and Cape Disappointment State Park with fine coastal scenery, the historic Cape Disappointment Lighthouse and, in season, sightings of Pacific gray whales, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Washington.
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