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Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Little River California hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel in Macau, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune) and the Chelsea Hotel in New York. are internationally renowned hotels.
Legends, Myths, Monsters, Scary Stories, Ghosts and Folklore in California
The bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; the Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; the reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; the ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; the male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; and the ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
The giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; the reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; the spirits of Kate Morgan, a little boy and girl, the mistress of a millionaire, a Victorian lady who likes to dance and a former caretaker in San Diego's famous Hotel Del Coronado (used in the movie Some Like it Hot and remarkable for its Victorian wooden architecture); the ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; and the haunted swimming pool of Ramona Convent Secondary School in Alhambra, where bathers have their legs grabbed by unseen hands (the nun in white, in the library, is more harmless), are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The wraiths of Camp Comfort County Park, which include a phantom horsewoman, a charred man, a headless man riding a motor bike, a bloody bride and a demonic hound that watches over the tomb of a vampire; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; the phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; the ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; and the little phantom girl who knocks on the door of Room 42 and the spectral madame of Room 33 who are among the ghosts of the San Remo Hotel, San Francisco, are more weird folklore associated with California.
The many hauntings of the Queen Mary in Long Beach, which include a Lady in White in the reception area, children playing in the swimming pool, a man killed in the engine room and the mystery of room B340; the beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; the spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; the spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; the sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; the spirit of schoolteacher Miss Mary Lake in Room 410 of the Queen Anne Hotel in San Francisco, which was once a girls' school; the spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; and the haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, are yet more strange folktales of California.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in California
The magical movie studios of Hollywood; the original Disneyland in Anaheim; the resort of Palm Springs; the magnificent scenery of the Big Sur coastal drive, from which sea life such as blue whales are sometimes seen; San Francisco with the Golden Gate Bridge; Santa Barbara, the Californian Riviera; Dante's View over the scorching Death Valley; the Danish architecture and culture of Solvang; Lake Tahoe (the Nevada shore of which was occupied by the fictional Ponderosa Ranch), still offering both winter and summer sports; San Diego's world famous zoo; the almost mythical suburbs of Los Angeles, including Beverly Hills; the killer whales, dolphins and other creatures of Sea World in San Diego; the notorious Alcatraz Prison; the state capital, Sacramento; and the human spectacle of Venice Beach, are among the attractions of California.
So you want to see America. Nobody can visit all of America but if you have seen the cities of San Diego, Washington DC, Sacramento, Lake Tahoe, Savannah, St Louis, New York, Phoenix, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Sitka, Las Vegas, Boston, Kansas City, Anchorage, Honolulu, Dallas, Seattle, Atlantic City, Skagway, Detroit, Juneau, Santa Fe, Chicago, Fairbanks, Indianapolis, Albuquerque, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Corpus Christi, Houston, Miami, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Fort Lauderdale and New Orleans you can be regarded as well travelled within the United States. Other world famous USA destinations include The beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the wild west town of Tombstone, Yosemite National Park, rodeos, Mount Rushmore, the Disney resorts, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Glacier Bay National Park, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Grand Canyon, the Ozarks, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Route 66, the Appalachians, the California coastline, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Everglades, Yellowstone National Park, the Florida Keys, Mount Rainier National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Bryce Canyon, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Adirondacks and Niagara Falls. See as much as you can of the only country in the world that includes territory both in the Arctic and in the tropics. Visit Camelopard.com again, if not to travel then for another useful travel tip.
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