Murrieta CA hotels. Find accommodation / hotels in Murrieta California USA. Folklore, monsters, ghosts, legends, hauntings and myths of California. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of California. Advice for keeping safe on your journey.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Murrieta California hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau, the Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi, the Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi and the Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Ghosts, Myths, Legends, Scary Stories, Folklore and Monsters in California
The many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; 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 spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; the ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; the spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; the male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; and the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
The haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; the ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; the ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; the reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; the beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, 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 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; and the spirit of schoolteacher Miss Mary Lake in Room 410 of the Queen Anne Hotel in San Francisco, which was once a girls' school, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; the spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; the Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; and the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco, are more weird folklore associated with California.
The spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; the phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; the ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco; the bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; 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 blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; the sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; 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); and San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel, are yet more strange folktales of California.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in California
The almost mythical suburbs of Los Angeles, including Beverly Hills; San Francisco with the Golden Gate Bridge; the human spectacle of Venice Beach; San Diego's world famous zoo; the resort of Palm Springs; the magical movie studios of Hollywood; the notorious Alcatraz Prison; the original Disneyland in Anaheim; the state capital, Sacramento; Lake Tahoe (the Nevada shore of which was occupied by the fictional Ponderosa Ranch), still offering both winter and summer sports; the Danish architecture and culture of Solvang; Santa Barbara, the Californian Riviera; the magnificent scenery of the Big Sur coastal drive, from which sea life such as blue whales are sometimes seen; Dante's View over the scorching Death Valley; and the killer whales, dolphins and other creatures of Sea World in San Diego, are among the attractions of California.
Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Minneapolis, Washington DC, San Diego, Seattle, Fairbanks, Phoenix, Indianapolis, Corpus Christi, Anchorage, Lake Tahoe, Salt Lake City, Skagway, Atlantic City, Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Kansas City, Chicago, Sacramento, Dallas, St Louis, Detroit, Boston, New Orleans, Atlanta, Houston, Juneau, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Sitka, San Francisco, New York, Savannah, Philadelphia and Honolulu 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 wild west town of Tombstone, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the Florida Keys, the Ozarks, the Disney resorts, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Everglades, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Bryce Canyon, the Adirondacks, Niagara Falls, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, rodeos, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Mount Rushmore, Glacier Bay National Park, Yosemite National Park, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Mount Rainier National Park, the California coastline, the Appalachians, the Grand Canyon, Route 66, Yellowstone National Park and the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta.
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. Camelopard.com and its staff hope that you enjoy your stay.
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