Nordland WA hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in Nordland Washington USA. Washington attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Camelopard suggests hints and tips for your journey. Folklore, monsters, ghosts, legends, hauntings and myths of Washington.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Nordland Washington hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa, the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Claridge's in London, the Arena Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong, the Queen Mary in Long Beach and the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Ghosts, Myths, Scary Stories, Legends, Monsters and Folklore in Washington
The mysterious Mima Mounds; weird phenomena, including the spectre of a woman, in the Sorrento Hotel, Seattle; the ghosts of a man, a woman and two children at the Mirabeau Park Hotel in Spokane Valley; paranormal phenomena at the historic Paradise Inn on the slopes of Mount Rainier; the spirits of a child and a Native American woman who haunt Pike Place Market in Seattle; the weird tree octopus, of Olympic National Park, that survives because the climate of Washington state is so wet; ghosts including Kate, an amiable suicide who sings in a bathroom in Manresa Castle hotel, Port Townsend; paranormal phenomena at the pier of the Steilacoom–Anderson Island Ferry in Steilacoom, including a spectre that changes from a little girl to an old woman, as well as the sound of a ghostly train; and the Prohibition era celebration that may still be heard in the Hotel Andra (once the Claremont) in Seattle, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Washington.
Native American "wish bone" sticks and strange phenomena at Thornewood Castle, a five hundred year old Tudor castle transported brick by brick from England to Lakewood, where it is now a fine hotel with a history of its own; Willatuk, the Seattle Sea Serpent; the sasquatch or bigfoot, still managing to elude the cryptozoologists; the batsquatch of Mount Saint Helens, that makes sasquatch seem mundane; unexplained phenomena at the Double Tree Hotel in Spokane; the Pink Lady of the Central Tavern, Kirkland, a spirit but not a gin cocktail (ye olde jokes are ye beste); Cadborosaurus, the sea monster of Cadboro Bay; a phantom janitor that roams the Bush House Inn in Index; the many ghosts of the Oxford Saloon in Snohomish, including the spirits of "working girls" and a murdered policeman; and the carnivorous reptilian monster that inhabits Rock Lake, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Washington.
National Forests, State Parks, Nature Reserves, National Parks, State Forests and Refuges in Washington
Julia Butler Hansen Refuge for the Columbian White-Tailed Deer; Pierce National Wildlife Refuge; San Juan Islands National Wildlife Refuge, where, from mid-spring to mid-autumn, pods of killer whales (orcas) may be seen; Umatilla National Wildlife Refuge which extends into Oregon; Sacajawea State Park, named after the Native American woman who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition; Flaming Geyser State Park where Chinook salmon are caught in the Green River; Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge; North Cascades National Park with amazing mountain scenery and wildlife such as wolverines, grizzly bears, lynx and gray wolves; Cape Disappointment State Park with fine coastal scenery, the historic Cape Disappointment Lighthouse and, in season, sightings of Pacific gray whales; Mount Rainier National Park with wildlife such as black bears, Columbian black-tailed deer, elk and mountain goats; Olympic National Park with its many glaciers, Sol Duc hot springs, Marymere Falls, Hoh rain forest and wildlife such as bears, mountain lions (cougars) and huge elk (wapiti); Franz Lake National Wildlife Refuge; Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge with wildlife such as moose, elk and black bears; Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge; Discovery Park on Puget Sound, Seattle, small but with sightings of wildlife such as sea lions, bears and even mountain lions as well as being home to the West Point Lighthouse; Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary; Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park; Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forests; Willapa National Wildlife Refuge with black bears, Roosevelt elk and other animals; Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge; McNary National Wildlife Refuge; Colville National Forest with grizzly bears, bighorn sheep, caribou, mountain lions and other wildlife; Quillayute Needles National Wildlife Refuge; Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge; Columbia National Wildlife Refuge; part of the Idaho Panhandle National Forests with animals such as wolves, wolverines, moose and grizzly bears; Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge; Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge; Olympic National Forest; Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge; Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest with its glacial scenery; Flattery Rocks National Wildlife Refuge; Copalis National Wildlife Refuge; Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge; Protection Island National Wildlife Refuge; and Umatilla National Forest in the Blue Mountains, extending into Oregon and with animals such as mountain lions (cougars), Shiras' moose, Rocky Mountain elk, bighorn sheep, deer, gray wolves and Merriam's turkeys, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Washington.
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