Mesa AZ hotels. Find inns, motels or hotels in Mesa Arizona United States of America. Vacation and travel suggestions by Camelopard. Arizona myths, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends and ghosts. Arizona national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Mesa Arizona hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong, Claridge's in London, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau and the Savoy Hotel in London. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Mammals, Reptiles, Birds and other Wildlife / Fauna of Arizona
Ring-tailed cats, black bears, mountain lions (cougars), burrowing owls, desert bighorn sheep, hummingbirds, kingfishers, skunks, mule deer, turkey vultures (buzzards), woodpeckers, pronghorn antelopes, white-winged doves, reintroduced California condors, reintroduced Mexican gray wolves, wild turkeys, occasional jaguars, garter snakes, desert kit foxes, mourning doves, white-faced ibises, Gambel's quail, more than one species of rattlesnake, badgers, cottontail rabbits, meadow jumping mice, kestrels, gray foxes, bull snakes, javelinas (peccaries), desert tortoises, bald eagles, gila monsters, bats, coyotes, spiny lizards, peregrine falcons, bobcats, elk (wapiti), weasels, beavers, horned lizards, great blue herons, sandhill cranes, whiptail lizards, coatimundis (coatis), ospreys, mountain plovers, jackrabbits and greater roadrunners are among the wild animals of Arizona.
Scary Stories, Folklore, Legends, Monsters, Myths and Ghosts in Arizona
The entrance to Hell in the Superstition Mountains, which emits the winds that cause dust storms in the Phoenix area; the ghosts of the El Tovar Hotel at the Grand Canyon, including a dark figure seen outside and the friendly spirit of Fred Harvey, a former owner; the strange lights seen hovering in the Superstition Mountains; the phantom, at Grand Canyon's Maricopa Point, of a luckless member of the Civilian Conservation Corps who fell to his death in the nineteen-thirties; the plumed, venomous snakes that inhabit sacred springs, according to the Zuni people; the thunderbird of Apache legend that dwells in the Superstition Mountains; the sasquatch-like Mogollon Monster; and the phantoms in old fashioned clothes who are sometimes seen on London Bridge in Lake Havasu City, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Arizona.
The ninety-two foot winged, alligator like monster, killed by ranchers between the Huachuca and Whetstone ranges, in what is now Coronado National Forest, in 1890 (a sample was sent for scientific examination - what happened to it?); tales of the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine in the Superstitions; the bigfoot seen in the Huachuca Mountains (perhaps it was the Mogollon Monster); the draining energy vortices experienced around Sedona and in the Superstition Mountains; the invisible but tactile ghost at the Park Hotel in Hot Springs; the inebriated ghost in the ballroom of the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, said to be that of a man who fell from the cliffs; the time shifts experienced by some hikers in the Superstitions; and the phantom guests of the Hotel San Carlos in Phoenix, including invisible happy children and the unhappy Leone Jensen, who leapt to her death in 1928, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Arizona.
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