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Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Holiday Missouri hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong, the Savoy Hotel in London and the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai. are some of the world's most famous hotels.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Missouri
The beauty and traditions of the Ozarks; the Ozark crafts and family amusements of Silver Dollar City in Branson; the Union Covered Bridge State Historic Site in Monroe County; a tram ride through the Fantastic Caverns near Springfield; the State Capitol Building in Jefferson City; the Harry S Truman Library and Museum in Independence; the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum in Hannibal; the Harry S Truman National Historic Site in Independence; beautiful Forest Park in St Louis, on the site of the famous World Fair of 1904; listening to country musicians in Branson; Wilson's Creek National Battlefield; Vaile Mansion in Independence; the St Louis Art Museum; the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden in Springfield; the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City; the St Louis Zoo; the Gateway Arch in St Louis; and the Sandy Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site in Jefferson County, are among the attractions of Missouri.
Legends, Monsters, Ghosts, Myths, Scary Stories and Folklore in Missouri
The ghost of a young boy in Sauer Castle, Kansas City; the tusked, serpentine Gowrow Dragon of Marvel Cave near Branson, named from its fearsome growls; strange phenomena at the Kemp Mansion Restaurant and Inn, St Louis; how the Great Spirit created the Mina Sauk waterfall, in Taum Sauk Mountain State Park, to wash away the blood of the Piankashaw maiden, Mina Sauk, who jumped to her death to follow her Osage lover, who had been thrown over the cliff on the orders of her father, Taum Sauk; the gold mine in the Ozarks, eighteen miles south west of the town of Galena, which is guarded by the skeletal ghosts of seven Spanish miners; several ghosts haunting South East Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau; the shadow people, with glowing red eyes, that lurk in the town of Maryville; hauntings of the historic Savoy Hotel and Grill in Kansas City, including that of Betsy Ward who, in the nineteenth century, died in her bath in room 505, as well as the spectre of Fred Lightner and, on the fourth floor, a little girl in Victorian dress, not to mention the strange behaviour of the elevator, which sometimes avoids the fourth floor and sometimes refuses to leave it; and MoMo, the hairy, sasquatch-like Missouri Monster, that is believed to prey on the dogs of the town of Louisiana, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Missouri.
The phantom of a weeping Native American woman who, on moonlit nights, repeats her death jump from a cliff in Creve Coeur Lake Memorial Park (Creve Coeur Park), in St Louis County, where she tried to join her late husband in the spirit world; the spectral little girl, nicknamed Amy, who plays in the Music City Centre in Branson; the ghostly boy haunting the Union Covered Bridge in the eponymous State Historic Site, where the boy drowned in the nineteenth century; the Spook Light of the Devil's Promenade, near Joplin (is it a lantern held by a ghostly miner or headless Native American, or is it the spectral light of Native American lovers who died in a lover's pact?); the flying, fire-breathing dragon that was seen from a steamboat in the 1850s; the bigfoot seen in Hillsboro (could it have been MoMo?); the pteradactyl of Altamont; the large, black, feline Ozark Howler, the glowing eyes of which may cause the death of those it looks upon; the almost innumerable traditions, magical spells and superstitions of the Ozarks, some of which are recorded in Harold Bell Wright's novel The Shepherd of the Hills and in the John Wayne movie of the same name (though a rather different plot); and the Osage Native American ghostly wedding ceremony that is sometimes heard and occasionally seen, in the Bridal Cave of Thunder Mountain Park in Camdenton, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Missouri.
So you want to see America. Be as familiar with famous places as you might like to be with famous people. Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Juneau, Santa Fe, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe, Skagway, Atlantic City, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, New York, Chicago, Savannah, Miami, Seattle, San Francisco, Washington DC, Anchorage, St Louis, Phoenix, Detroit, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Honolulu, San Diego, Albuquerque, Fort Lauderdale, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Fairbanks, Dallas, Sitka, Corpus Christi, Houston and Boston. If you have seen those cities, you have at least seen the most famous ones in the USA. Visiting all fifty states is something that even most Americans cannot manage but it is possible to visit those cities, as well as other iconic destinations such as The Adirondacks, rodeos, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Route 66, the wild west town of Tombstone, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Everglades, Yellowstone National Park, the Ozarks, Bryce Canyon, the Disney resorts, the Florida Keys, Mount Rushmore, the Okefenokee Swamp, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Niagara Falls, Glacier Bay National Park, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Grand Canyon, the California coastline, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Yosemite National Park, the Appalachians and Mount Rainier National Park. Casually mentioning places that you have visited can be as impressive as mentioning the names of celebrities that you have met. Travel safely and happily.
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