Lake Dallas Texas hotels TX USA (c) DJT 2002







Lake Dallas Texas Hotels

Legends and Travel Advice / Hotels in Lake Dallas TX USA

Lake Dallas TX hotels. Find rooms / hotels in Lake Dallas Texas USA. Camelopard's wisdom for travellers. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Texas. Weird tales, monsters, ghosts, hauntings, scary stories, legends, folklore and myths of Texas.

  • Look for hotels in America via this website   Lake Dallas Texas USA Hotels.   Lake Dallas TX Hotels USA.
  • Today's Camelopard Tip www.camelopard.com



    Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Lake Dallas Texas hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, the Royal Tulip Rio de Janeiro, the PuLi Hotel and Spa in Shanghai, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Savoy Hotel in London, the Imperial Hotel in Delhi and the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi. are internationally renowned hotels.

    Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Texas

    The King Ranch, larger than the state of Rhode Island; the Lucas Gusher in the Spindletop Oil Field; Houston with the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center and the battleship USS Texas; the Gulf city of Galveston with its amusement pier, the tall ship Elissa and Victorian architecture in the Strand and the East End; the Sahara-like sand dunes of Monahans; the Palo Duro Canyon, where a summertime Musical, Texas, is played outdoors; Amarillo in the Panhandle, with the historic J A Ranch and the Big Texan Steak Ranch where you can eat for free, if you take less than an hour to eat their huge steak meal; San Antonio with the Alamo mission, where Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie made their famous stand, as well as San Antonio Missions National Historical Park; Fort Worth with its Water Gardens and Cowtown Coliseum; the Caribbean beaches of Corpus Christi and the Gulf Coast; Dallas, setting of the great TV series; the scenery of the Hill Country, best seen while drifting down the Guadalupe River; the Trevino-Uribe Rancho in San Ygnacio; and the old frontier outposts of Fort Belknap, Fort Davis and Fort Richardson, are among the attractions of Texas.

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

    The thirty-two benevolent ghosts of the historic Menger Hotel, close to the Alamo in San Antonio, including Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt (who recruited Rough Riders in the Menger Bar), the phantom of rancher Richard King in his former suite (the King Room), chambermaid Sallie White who still meticulously performs her duties in Victorian attire, a bespectacled lady in a blue dress who knits quietly in the lobby, a man in a buckskin jacket and unseen kitchen helpers; the ghostly nun and the doppelgangers of staff who roam La Posada Hotel, on the site of a former convent, in Laredo; the black eyed boy, presumably a BEK, who terrified a large airman on a military base; the Lake Worth monster, a creature appearing as part man, part goat and part fish; the alleged hauntings of the historic Excelsior House Hotel in Jefferson, including a light-fingered woman in black with a baby, a perfumed lady, a headless man and a boy who wakes people up to ask whether they want breakfast (it is even claimed that Steven Spielberg had a supernatural experience at the hotel, the guests of which have included Oscar Wilde and Ulysses S Grant; creepy and malevolent black eyed children (Black Eyed Kids or BEKs) in Abilene; and the strange phenomena at the Driskill Hotel, Austin, including the odd sensation experienced by guests who stare at the third floor picture of a child holding flowers, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Texas.

    Paranormal phenomena at the Tarpon Inn, Port Aransas, including a bathroom that sometimes has a pink glow; the winged, humanoid monsters of Littlefield who allegedly lived in the basement of two elderly spinsters; the ghost of a murdered call girl in the Gunter Hotel, San Antonio; the ghostly woman who walks the banks of the Rio Grande in Laredo, looking for the children that she pushed over a cliff into the river; the spectral cowboys who, in the hours before dawn, walk in the courtyard of the Y.O. Ranch Hotel, Kerrville; the ghostly civil war soldiers of Patterson Road, Houston; and the suicidal jumper who is said to still haunt his room at the Omni Austin Hotel, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Texas.

    Supernatural entities at Victoria's Black Swan Inn in San Antonio; the lady in white who carries a cat in the Marriott Plaza Hotel in San Antonio; phantoms of the Faust Hotel, New Braunfels, which include a black cat; the unexplained phenomena and spectres of the Hotel Lawrence, Dallas, including the ghost of a gambler; appearances of the spiny goat-sucker, the chupacabra; the phantom of a former cleaner in a brown uniform and the ghostly sounds of children playing in the Rio Grande Plaza Hotel, Laredo; and the three ghosts of the Hotel Galvez and Spa, Galveston, including one that leaves the scent of gardenias in a room, are more weird folklore associated with Texas.

    The emerald-headed serpent, a great deity that inhabits a crystal cave in the Gulf of Mexico but which, according to Native Americans, may be seen from the coast, when it ventures to the surface with a great display of light; Pecos Bill with his coyote family, his rattlesnake Shake (that served as his lasso) and his true love the catfish-riding Slue-Foot Sue (Neil Armstrong may have been the first MAN to set FOOT on the moon but Sue banged her HEAD on it many years earlier, after being thrown by Bill's appropriately named horse, Widow-Maker); the spirits of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, such as the shade of Sarah Morgan (who was killed by a student) in the biology building, the ghost of a bearded and stetsoned professor in Holden Hall, the phantom of a student in the underground tunnels (still trying to sneak into the girls' dormitories) and "George", the harmless spectre of the old President's House; ghosts in all of the rooms (including one that still sometimes leaves tips for the maid) at Miss Molly's Hotel bed and breakfast, once a bordello, in Fort Worth; the Confederate soldier and the phantom boy nicknamed "Jimmy" who still roam Tremont House hotel in Galveston; strange phenomena at the Emily Morgan Hotel, near the Alamo in San Antonio (the Alamo itself is said by some to be the site of paranormal phenomena); the groaning Enchanted Rock, said to be genuinely magical; the spooky goings on at the St Anthony Hotel, San Antonio, including phantom second-honeymooners who don't know when to stop; and the sounds of happy children heard in the Hamilton Hotel, Laredo, even when no children are near, are yet more strange folktales of Texas.



    Home

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

    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. Travel safely and happily.

    Camelopard offers travel advice and suggestsions for accommodation, including hotels in Lake Dallas Texas TX. Why not travel and stay in luxury?

    COPYRIGHT © 2002-2016 : No material on this site, including background or other images, may be copied by any means, without the author's permission.





    Hotels, motels or inns in Lake Elmo Minnesota           Find hotels in Lake Elsinore California            Lake Erie Islands Ohio            Lake Forest Park Washington           Stay in Lake Forest Illinois           Stay in Lake Forest California            Lake Geneva Area Wisconsin           Hotel accommodation in Lake Geneva Wisconsin           Hotel accommodation in Lake George Area New York           Look in Lake George New York           Look in Lake Grove New York           Find hotels in Lake Harmony Pennsylvania           Find hotels in Lake Havasu City Arizona           Accommodation in Lake Helen Florida           Accommodation in Lake Huntington New York           Search for hotels in Lake Jackson Area Texas           Search for hotels in Lake Jackson Texas           Look in Lake Junaluska North Carolina           Look in Lake Lanier Georgia           Look in Lake Las Vegas Nevada                      Towns including Succasunna;
    Haunted hotels in New Orleans. www.spectre.co
    Go on an armchair African ghost hunting safari. www.vanhunks.com
    Real African safaris. www.congosafari.com
    Travel as a gentleman adventurer. Pall Mall Club
    Shanghai Trader Chinese travel recommendations. Shanghai Trader           Find hotels in Gaotian,           Guilin or           Har Buh, China.           Hohhot, China.
    J W Wells UK hotel suggestions. J W Wells           Find hotels in Bundalloch, UK.
    Queen Mab UK hotel suggestions. Queen Mab           Find hotels in Welwyn Garden City, UK.