Rio Vista CA hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in Rio Vista California United States of America. Myths, legends, fearsome critters, ghosts, folklore, monsters, hauntings and eerie tales of California. Alerts, anecdotes and tips for vacationers and business travellers. California attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Rio Vista California hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong, the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong and the Langham Shanghai Xintiandi in Shanghai. are some of the world's most famous hotels.
Nature Reserves, National Forests, State Forests, State Parks, National Parks and Refuges in California
Point Reyes National Seashore; Lassen Volcanic National Park with Lassen Peak, which erupted in 1915 and is the largest volcanic dome in the world; Channel Islands National Park with many species found nowhere else on earth; Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary; Piedras Blancas; Ano Nuevo State Park; the basalt formations of Devils Postpile National Monument; Redwood National Park with the tallest trees in the world, including Hyperion, protected by secrecy; Yosemite National Park with wildlife such as black bears and beavers, as well as specacular Tunnel View, from which you can see El Capitan, the Bridal Veil Falls and more; Kings Range National Conservation Area on the Lost Coast; Sequoia National Park with the largest tree in the world, the gigantic and ancient General Sherman; Kings Canyon National Park; Pinnacles National Park, one of the best places to see California Condors; and Joshua Tree National Park, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of California.
Monsters, Legends, Folklore, Scary Stories, Ghosts and Myths in California
The spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; 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); cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; 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 ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; the sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; the spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; and Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
The ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, 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 bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; the reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; the phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; the reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; and the beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; the spirit of schoolteacher Miss Mary Lake in Room 410 of the Queen Anne Hotel in San Francisco, which was once a girls' school; the spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; and 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, are more weird folklore associated with California.
The many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; the ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; the ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; the haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; 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; the Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; and the male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel, are yet more strange folktales of California.
The United States of America is famous for the comfort of its hotels. It is well-known that in Europe you should see London, Paris, Rome, Naples, Florence, Venice and Athens but in the USA you should see Skagway, New York, Albuquerque, Houston, Fairbanks, Juneau, Boston, Seattle, Indianapolis, Washington DC, Chicago, Atlanta, Sitka, Fort Lauderdale, San Francisco, Sacramento, Atlantic City, San Diego, Miami, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Anchorage, Dallas, Minneapolis, Honolulu, Los Angeles, Detroit, St Louis, Santa Fe, Savannah, New Orleans, Kansas City, Lake Tahoe and Corpus Christi. Then perhaps you can say that you are familiar with the United States of America. Bryce Canyon, the Adirondacks, Route 66, the Grand Canyon, the Everglades, Niagara Falls, Mount Rainier National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, the California coastline, Mount Rushmore, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Glacier Bay National Park, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, rodeos, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Ozarks, the Florida Keys, the wild west town of Tombstone, the Disney resorts, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Appalachians, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite National Park, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii and Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa are other places, sights or events that can justify your claim to know America. Good luck on your travels.
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