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We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Nice California hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Savoy Hotel in London, the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai, the Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, the Villa D'Este on Lake Como and the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in California
Santa Barbara, the Californian Riviera; Dante's View over the scorching Death Valley; the killer whales, dolphins and other creatures of Sea World in San Diego; 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; San Diego's world famous zoo; the state capital, Sacramento; the human spectacle of Venice Beach; the magical movie studios of Hollywood; San Francisco with the Golden Gate Bridge; the resort of Palm Springs; the notorious Alcatraz Prison; the magnificent scenery of the Big Sur coastal drive, from which sea life such as blue whales are sometimes seen; the almost mythical suburbs of Los Angeles, including Beverly Hills; and the original Disneyland in Anaheim, are among the attractions of California.
Ghosts, Folklore, Myths, Scary Stories, Legends and Monsters in California
The ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco; the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; 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 spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; the reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; and the reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
The ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; the spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; the sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; 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; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; and the male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; the Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; 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); Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; the haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; 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 beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; and San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel, are more weird folklore associated with California.
The spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; 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 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; Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; the bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; the phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; the ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; and the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes, are yet more strange folktales of California.
Camelopard travel advice may be useful all over the world but you have chosen a page related to the USA. Be as familiar with famous places as you might like to be with famous people. Fort Lauderdale, Atlanta, Anchorage, Skagway, New York, Phoenix, Albuquerque, Juneau, Corpus Christi, San Diego, Seattle, Lake Tahoe, Salt Lake City, Sitka, Indianapolis, Houston, Atlantic City, Sacramento, Boston, Fairbanks, Minneapolis, Chicago, Miami, Dallas, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Santa Fe, Kansas City, Savannah, Detroit, San Francisco, St Louis, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Los Angeles and New Orleans. If you have seen those cities, you have at least seen the most famous ones in the USA. Visiting all fifty states is something that even most Americans cannot manage but it is possible to visit those cities, as well as other iconic destinations such as The Everglades, rodeos, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Disney resorts, the Grand Canyon, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Route 66, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Ozarks, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Florida Keys, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Niagara Falls, Bryce Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, Mount Rushmore, the California coastline, Yosemite National Park, the Adirondacks, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, the Appalachians, Glacier Bay National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone and the Okefenokee Swamp. Casually mentioning places that you have visited can be as impressive as mentioning the names of celebrities that you have met. We at camelopard.com wish you a pleasant journey in the USA.
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