Richland WA hotels. Search for hotels in Richland Washington USA. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Washington. Washington myths, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends and ghosts. Anecdotes, hints, tips and warnings by Camelopard.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Richland Washington hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, the Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, the Villa D'Este on Lake Como, the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong, the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego and the Grand Hyatt Macau. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Washington
The Grand Coulee Dam; the North Cascades Scenic Highway; the Coulee Corridor National Scenic Byway; Mount Rainier National park; Spokane with its Riverfront park; Seattle Center; Nooksack Falls; the mountain scenery and wildlife of North Cascades National Park; Artist Point; Seattle's Pike Place Market; the glacial scenery of Olympic National Park; Horseshoe Bend; drives along the spectacular Mount Baker Highway, especially in autumn; Mount Saint Helens National Volcanic Monument, scene of the massive eruption in 1980 and, for potholers, the site of Ape Cave lava tubes; Heather Meadows; and rides on the Washington State Ferries in Puget Sound, are among the attractions of Washington.
Myths, Folklore, Monsters, Ghosts, Scary Stories and Legends in Washington
Weird phenomena, including the spectre of a woman, in the Sorrento Hotel, Seattle; the carnivorous reptilian monster that inhabits Rock Lake; unexplained phenomena at the Double Tree Hotel in Spokane; the many ghosts of the Oxford Saloon in Snohomish, including the spirits of "working girls" and a murdered policeman; the batsquatch of Mount Saint Helens, that makes sasquatch seem mundane; 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; the Pink Lady of the Central Tavern, Kirkland, a spirit but not a gin cocktail (ye olde jokes are ye beste); the ghosts of a man, a woman and two children at the Mirabeau Park Hotel in Spokane Valley; and the spirits of a child and a Native American woman who haunt Pike Place Market in Seattle, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Washington.
The sasquatch or bigfoot, still managing to elude the cryptozoologists; the mysterious Mima Mounds; 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; the Prohibition era celebration that may still be heard in the Hotel Andra (once the Claremont) in Seattle; Willatuk, the Seattle Sea Serpent; the weird tree octopus, of Olympic National Park, that survives because the climate of Washington state is so wet; paranormal phenomena at the historic Paradise Inn on the slopes of Mount Rainier; Cadborosaurus, the sea monster of Cadboro Bay; a phantom janitor that roams the Bush House Inn in Index; and ghosts including Kate, an amiable suicide who sings in a bathroom in Manresa Castle hotel, Port Townsend, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Washington.
America welcomes careful drivers; also pilots and passengers, for that matter. Be as familiar with famous places as you might like to be with famous people. Las Vegas, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Houston, Detroit, Savannah, Lake Tahoe, Atlantic City, Chicago, Juneau, New York, St Louis, Santa Fe, Miami, Salt Lake City, Boston, Honolulu, Atlanta, Sitka, San Diego, San Francisco, Washington DC, Anchorage, Skagway, Sacramento, Philadelphia, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale, Fairbanks, Seattle, Minneapolis, Kansas City, Albuquerque, Phoenix 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 Ozarks, the Florida Keys, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Glacier Bay National Park, Yellowstone National Park, the Disney resorts, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Yosemite National Park, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the California coastline, the Appalachians, the Grand Canyon, Mount Rushmore, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Mount Rainier National Park, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Bryce Canyon, Niagara Falls, the wild west town of Tombstone, Route 66, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, rodeos, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Everglades and the Adirondacks. Casually mentioning places that you have visited can be as impressive as mentioning the names of celebrities that you have met. Happy travelling!
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