Long Barn CA hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in Long Barn California USA. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of California. Camelopard suggests hints and tips for your journey. California scary or weird stories, monsters, myths, legends, folklore, hauntings and ghosts.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Long Barn California hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The PuLi Hotel and Spa in Shanghai, the beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, the Savoy Hotel in London, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro and the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay. are some of the world's most famous hotels.
Nature Reserves, National Forests, State Parks, National Parks, State Forests and Refuges in California
Pinnacles National Park, one of the best places to see California Condors; Piedras Blancas; the basalt formations of Devils Postpile National Monument; Channel Islands National Park with many species found nowhere else on earth; Sequoia National Park with the largest tree in the world, the gigantic and ancient General Sherman; Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary; Kings Range National Conservation Area on the Lost Coast; Redwood National Park with the tallest trees in the world, including Hyperion, protected by secrecy; Yosemite National Park with wildlife such as black bears and beavers, as well as specacular Tunnel View, from which you can see El Capitan, the Bridal Veil Falls and more; Point Reyes National Seashore; Kings Canyon National Park; Ano Nuevo State Park; Lassen Volcanic National Park with Lassen Peak, which erupted in 1915 and is the largest volcanic dome in the world; and Joshua Tree National Park, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of California.
Legends, Folklore, Scary Stories, Ghosts, Myths and Monsters in California
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 spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; 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 Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; the spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; and cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
The phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; 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; the haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; 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; the reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; and the male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; 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); the bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; the sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; the reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; and the ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim, 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 spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; the ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; the ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco; Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; and the ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, are yet more strange folktales of California.
So you want to see America. It is well-known that in Europe you should see London, Paris, Rome, Naples, Florence, Venice and Athens but in the USA you should see Santa Fe, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Seattle, Indianapolis, Sitka, Skagway, Phoenix, Washington DC, Albuquerque, Fairbanks, Kansas City, Juneau, Anchorage, Corpus Christi, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, Chicago, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Boston, Honolulu, Atlantic City, St Louis, Lake Tahoe, Miami, Sacramento, Fort Lauderdale, Dallas, Savannah, New York, San Francisco, Detroit, New Orleans, Houston and San Diego. Then perhaps you can say that you are familiar with the United States of America. Glacier Bay National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Niagara Falls, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Bryce Canyon, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Yosemite National Park, Yellowstone National Park, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Route 66, the wild west town of Tombstone, the Florida Keys, the Ozarks, Mount Rushmore, the Everglades, the Okefenokee Swamp, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Disney resorts, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Grand Canyon, rodeos, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Appalachians, the Adirondacks and the California coastline are other places, sights or events that can justify your claim to know America. Travel safely and happily.
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