Rocklin CA hotels. Find inns, motels or hotels in Rocklin California United States of America. California hauntings, monsters, myths, ghosts, legends and folklore. California national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. Advice for travellers from Camelopard.com.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Rocklin California hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Mandarin Oriental Pudong in Shanghai, the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa, the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong, the beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar and the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Legends, Myths, Monsters, Folklore, Scary Stories and Ghosts in California
The spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; the ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; the phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; and Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
The ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; the Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; the spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; the reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; the ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; and 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, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
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 giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; 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 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 ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco; 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); the reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; and the sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day, are more weird folklore associated with California.
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; the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; the spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; the bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; the haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; the beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; and the male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel, are yet more strange folktales of California.
National Parks, State Parks, Nature Reserves, State Forests, National Forests and Refuges in California
Ano Nuevo State Park; Piedras Blancas; Redwood National Park with the tallest trees in the world, including Hyperion, protected by secrecy; Pinnacles National Park, one of the best places to see California Condors; 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; Joshua Tree National Park; the basalt formations of Devils Postpile National Monument; Kings Canyon National Park; Kings Range National Conservation Area on the Lost Coast; Point Reyes National Seashore; Sequoia National Park with the largest tree in the world, the gigantic and ancient General Sherman; 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; and Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of California.
The USA has always welcomed friendly travellers from all over the world. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. San Francisco, Las Vegas, Santa Fe, Minneapolis, Fort Lauderdale, Lake Tahoe, Salt Lake City, Savannah, Washington DC, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Kansas City, St Louis, San Diego, Dallas, Indianapolis, Honolulu, Philadelphia, Juneau, Corpus Christi, Seattle, New Orleans, Boston, Atlantic City, Houston, Sitka, Anchorage, Detroit, Phoenix, Skagway, Miami, New York, Atlanta, Fairbanks, Albuquerque and Chicago are among the most famous cities in the USA. Other American mainland sites that should not be missed if a visitor to America, or an American for that matter, is to be regarded as well travelled, include The plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Mount Rushmore, the Ozarks, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the California coastline, Route 66, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Florida Keys, the Everglades, the Appalachians, Yosemite National Park, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Bryce Canyon, the Disney resorts, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Adirondacks, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Yellowstone National Park, Niagara Falls, Mount Rainier National Park, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the wild west town of Tombstone, Glacier Bay National Park, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, rodeos and the Grand Canyon.
The United States of America are so enormous that even most Americans cannot "know" all of their own country. Even visiting every state would be a major undertaking. It is possible, however, to visit the iconic places known all over the world, especially through Hollywood movies. From camelopard.com, a heartfelt Bon Voyage!
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