Las Vegas NV hotels. Search for hotels in Las Vegas Nevada United States of America. Vacation and travel suggestions by Camelopard. Folklore, monsters, ghosts, legends, hauntings and myths of Nevada. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Nevada.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Las Vegas Nevada hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech), the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau, the Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, the Fasano Hotel e Restaurante Rio in Rio de Janeiro, the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong and the Royal Tulip Rio de Janeiro. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Scary Stories, Folklore, Myths, Monsters, Ghosts and Legends in Nevada
The spectre of a night clerk called Tommy, as well as ghostly hands that grasp shoulders or ankles, in the Boulder Dam Hotel, Boulder City; several hauntings in the Goldfield Hotel (closed at the time of writing) in Goldfield, including ghosts of a dwarf, children and especially the spirits of Elizabeth and her baby, as well as their alleged murderer, a former manager; shadowy apparitions and unexplained noises in the Santa Fe Inn, Winnemucca; the ghost of a construction worker in The Luxor, Las Vegas; the hauntings of Piper's Opera House in Virginia City, including a woman in a blue gown and a man with a large moustache; and the spiny, screeching and often inebriated cactus cat, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Nevada.
Tahoe Tessie, the local lake monster; the ghosts of Whiskey Pete and the outlaw Clyde Barrow at Whiskey Pete's Hotel & Casino in Primm (Clyde's shirt, as well as the car that Bonnie and Clyde were using when they were killed, are on display at the hotel, according to my information at the time of writing); unexplained phenomena in the Sugar Loaf Mountain Motel, Virginia City, especially in the Doll Room; ghosts of a politician, miners and "working girls" (espacially a lady in red and another in blue-green) in the historic Mizpah Hotel, Tonopah; the ghost of Elvis in the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino, formerly the Las Vegas Hilton; and the haunted Panorama Suite of the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, formerly the Aladdin, Las Vegas, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Nevada.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Nevada
The area bordered by Lake Tahoe, Silver City and Virginia City that was once, supposedly, the huge Ponderosa Ranch of the Bonanza TV series; Lake Mead National Recreation Area; Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area; the casinos of Reno; Fort Churchill State Historic Park; Belmont Courthouse State Historic Park; the casinos and shows of the Las Vegas Strip; the National Automobile Museum in Reno; Valley of Fire State Park; Great Basin National Park; Lake Tahoe; the Las Vegas Bellagio Fountains; and the Hoover Dam, are among the attractions of Nevada.
So you want to see America. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. New York, St Louis, Corpus Christi, San Diego, Juneau, New Orleans, Albuquerque, Dallas, Anchorage, Savannah, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, Las Vegas, Fort Lauderdale, Fairbanks, Atlanta, Santa Fe, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Indianapolis, Sacramento, Honolulu, Sitka, Phoenix, Atlantic City, Seattle, Chicago, Boston, Washington DC, Lake Tahoe, Houston, Miami, Skagway and Detroit 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, the Adirondacks, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the wild west town of Tombstone, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, rodeos, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the California coastline, Mount Rainier National Park, the Florida Keys, Niagara Falls, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Grand Canyon, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Ozarks, Glacier Bay National Park, the Appalachians, Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite National Park, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Bryce Canyon, Route 66, the Disney resorts and the Everglades.
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.
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