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We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Los Alamos California hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Fasano Hotel e Restaurante Rio in Rio de Janeiro, the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong, the Villa D'Este on Lake Como, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau, the Grand Hyatt Macau and the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Ghosts, Legends, Scary Stories, Monsters, Folklore and Myths in California
The blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; 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 phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; the spirit of schoolteacher Miss Mary Lake in Room 410 of the Queen Anne Hotel in San Francisco, which was once a girls' school; and the spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
The male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; 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 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 giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; the beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; 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 spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; and the bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; the reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; the ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; the ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; the reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; and 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), are more weird folklore associated with California.
The Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; the ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco; the spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; the ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; the sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; and the spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier, are yet more strange folktales of California.
National Forests, State Parks, State Forests, National Parks, Nature Reserves and Refuges in California
Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary; Lassen Volcanic National Park with Lassen Peak, which erupted in 1915 and is the largest volcanic dome in the world; Ano Nuevo State Park; Sequoia National Park with the largest tree in the world, the gigantic and ancient General Sherman; Pinnacles National Park, one of the best places to see California Condors; Redwood National Park with the tallest trees in the world, including Hyperion, protected by secrecy; Piedras Blancas; Channel Islands National Park with many species found nowhere else on earth; Point Reyes National Seashore; 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; Kings Range National Conservation Area on the Lost Coast; Joshua Tree National Park; the basalt formations of Devils Postpile National Monument; and Kings Canyon National Park, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of California.
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