Phoenix Area AZ hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in Phoenix Area Arizona USA. Suggestions for your trip by Camelopard.com. Arizona attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Arizona fearsome critters, cryptozoology, ghosts, monsters, legends, hauntings, myths and folklore.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Phoenix Area Arizona hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, the Renaissance Suzhou Hotel in Suzhou China, Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China, the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa, the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel in Macau and the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong. are some of the world's most famous hotels.
Myths, Monsters, Scary Stories, Folklore, Legends and Ghosts in Arizona
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 entrance to Hell in the Superstition Mountains, which emits the winds that cause dust storms in the Phoenix area; 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 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 draining energy vortices experienced around Sedona and in the Superstition Mountains; the strange lights seen hovering in the Superstition Mountains; 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 bigfoot seen in the Huachuca Mountains (perhaps it was the Mogollon Monster), are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Arizona.
The invisible but tactile ghost at the Park Hotel in Hot Springs; the phantoms in old fashioned clothes who are sometimes seen on London Bridge in Lake Havasu City; tales of the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine in the Superstitions; the plumed, venomous snakes that inhabit sacred springs, according to the Zuni people; 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; the time shifts experienced by some hikers in the Superstitions; the thunderbird of Apache legend that dwells in the Superstition Mountains; and the sasquatch-like Mogollon Monster, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Arizona.
Birds, Reptiles, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of Arizona
White-winged doves, mourning doves, coatimundis (coatis), mountain plovers, weasels, horned lizards, elk (wapiti), jackrabbits, mountain lions (cougars), gray foxes, meadow jumping mice, burrowing owls, whiptail lizards, sandhill cranes, black bears, reintroduced California condors, turkey vultures (buzzards), coyotes, great blue herons, desert bighorn sheep, occasional jaguars, mule deer, badgers, beavers, ospreys, cottontail rabbits, desert kit foxes, peregrine falcons, desert tortoises, bats, spiny lizards, skunks, javelinas (peccaries), ring-tailed cats, white-faced ibises, kingfishers, pronghorn antelopes, bald eagles, Gambel's quail, more than one species of rattlesnake, bull snakes, greater roadrunners, hummingbirds, reintroduced Mexican gray wolves, woodpeckers, gila monsters, kestrels, bobcats, garter snakes and wild turkeys are among the wild animals of Arizona.
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