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