Missouri Valley IA hotels. Book rooms in hotels in Missouri Valley Iowa United States of America. Iowa attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Travel advice suggested by Camelopard. Ghosts, hauntings, monsters, folklore, cryptozoology, myths and legends of Iowa.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Missouri Valley Iowa hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes and the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi. are internationally renowned hotels.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Iowa
Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens; the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium in Dubuque; Adventureland Park in Altoona; and the Polynesian themed Lost Island Waterpark, Waterloo, are among the attractions of Iowa.
Ghosts, Myths, Monsters, Scary Stories, Legends and Folklore in Iowa
Ghosts including a gypsy queen, accompanied by crows, in Union Township Cemetery, Algona; the spectre of a woman in evening dress and the ghost of Cary Grant in Hotel Blackhawk, Davenport; the dragon that created Spirit Canyon on the Big Sioux River; the Mud Man, a humanoid creature apparently made of mud, that inhabits the area near the Metz Railroad Trestle Bridge in Newton (part of a human skull was recently found in the vicinity); the well dressed ghost, believed by some to be Al Capone, in the Hotel Julien Dubuque; the Van Meter Visitor, a giant, bat-like, light-emitting creature, freed from its subterranean lair by coal miners, that terrorised the town of Van Meter in 1903 and which might be reawakened someday (the entrance of the mine was dynamited to shut in the monster but the townsfolk had better pray that the price of coal does not climb much higher); and the White Lady haunting the Granger House Museum in Marion, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Iowa.
The spectre of a little girl that signals visitors to leave Hickory Hill Cemetery in Charlotte; the ghosts of a well dressed man and a lady in white at The Hotel Ottumwa in Ottumwa; the snapping turtle the size of a car in Big Blue lake, Mason City; how a Native American girl called White Cloud is buried at Lover's Leap, Elkader, where she leapt to her death after mistakenly believing that her white lover had been forced to jump; the phantom Native Americans that still chase the ghost of Mrs Lott in Vegors Cemetery, Lehigh; unexplained phenomena in the Grand Opera House, Dubuque; and the ghost of a little girl in the Hawkeye Theatre, Fort Dodge, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Iowa.
Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Minneapolis, Sacramento, Skagway, Fairbanks, Indianapolis, Anchorage, Lake Tahoe, Honolulu, Atlantic City, Dallas, Houston, Fort Lauderdale, San Francisco, Juneau, Phoenix, Albuquerque, New York, Corpus Christi, St Louis, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Boston, Salt Lake City, Miami, Sitka, New Orleans, Kansas City, San Diego, Chicago, Detroit, Washington DC, Savannah, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Seattle and Santa Fe 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 The Disney resorts, the Adirondacks, rodeos, the Grand Canyon, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Ozarks, Glacier Bay National Park, Yosemite National Park, Route 66, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Bryce Canyon, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Niagara Falls, the Florida Keys, the wild west town of Tombstone, Yellowstone National Park, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Mount Rainier National Park, the Everglades, the Appalachians, Mount Rushmore, the California coastline, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park and Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi.
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. We hope that you found today's Camelopard tip useful.
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