Peoria AZ hotels. Reservations for hotels in Peoria Arizona USA. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Arizona. Folklore, monsters, ghosts, legends, hauntings and myths of Arizona. Funny stories, warnings and travel hints.
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Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Arizona
The Canyon de Chelly National Monument, an important archaeological site with Native American cliff houses; Cathedral Rock near Sedona; the fantastic Grand Canyon, a sight that everyone must see before claiming to be well travelled; Havasu Falls on the Havasupai Indian Reservation; the fine Spanish architecture of the Mission San Xavier del Bac, still used by Native Americans; the city of Phoenix; Petrified Forest National Park; the real London Bridge in Lake Havasu City, along with a London pub and a London bus; the Hopi Cultural Centre in Second Mesa; Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument; the city of Tucson; Saguaro National Park; Fort Apache Historic Park with its displays and demonstrations of Apache culture; the wild west town of Tombstone, where Wyatt, Virgil and Morgan Earp, along with Doc Holliday, faced the Mclaurys and Clantons in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral; the former ghost town of Jerome; the iconic wild west scenery of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, which extends into Utah; Montezuma Castle National Monument; the Hoover Dam with Lake Mead, on the border with Nevada; the beautiful Antelope Canyon near Page; the Bohemian community of Bisbee; the city of Flagstaff; Glen Canyon National Recreation Area; the ruined missions of Tumacacori National Historical Park; and the winter resort of Mount Lemmon Ski Valley, are among the attractions of Arizona.
Folklore, Scary Stories, Ghosts, Legends, Monsters and Myths in Arizona
The draining energy vortices experienced around Sedona and in the Superstition Mountains; the ghosts of the El Tovar Hotel at the Grand Canyon, including a dark figure seen outside and the friendly spirit of Fred Harvey, a former owner; the phantom guests of the Hotel San Carlos in Phoenix, including invisible happy children and the unhappy Leone Jensen, who leapt to her death in 1928; the entrance to Hell in the Superstition Mountains, which emits the winds that cause dust storms in the Phoenix area; tales of the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine in the Superstitions; the inebriated ghost in the ballroom of the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, said to be that of a man who fell from the cliffs; the sasquatch-like Mogollon Monster; and the phantom, at Grand Canyon's Maricopa Point, of a luckless member of the Civilian Conservation Corps who fell to his death in the nineteen-thirties, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Arizona.
The thunderbird of Apache legend that dwells in the Superstition Mountains; the strange lights seen hovering in the Superstition Mountains; the plumed, venomous snakes that inhabit sacred springs, according to the Zuni people; the time shifts experienced by some hikers in the Superstitions; the phantoms in old fashioned clothes who are sometimes seen on London Bridge in Lake Havasu City; the bigfoot seen in the Huachuca Mountains (perhaps it was the Mogollon Monster); the ninety-two foot winged, alligator like monster, killed by ranchers between the Huachuca and Whetstone ranges, in what is now Coronado National Forest, in 1890 (a sample was sent for scientific examination - what happened to it?); and the invisible but tactile ghost at the Park Hotel in Hot Springs, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Arizona.
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