SeaWorld San Antonio TX hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in SeaWorld San Antonio Texas United States of America. Texas hauntings, monsters, myths, ghosts, legends and folklore. Vacation and travel suggestions by Camelopard. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Texas.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your SeaWorld San Antonio Texas hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The PuLi Hotel and Spa in Shanghai, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi and the Polana Hotel in Maputo. are internationally renowned hotels.
Birds, Reptiles, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of Texas
Western diamondback rattlesnakes, American avocets, raccoons, collared peccaries or javelinas, opossums, plain chachalacas, American white pelicans, increasing numbers of black bears, coyotes, burrowing owls, otters, roseate spoonbills, prairie dog towns, Ridley sea turtles, sandhill cranes, turkey vultures (turkey buzzards), red-cockaded woodpeckers, alligators, brown pelicans, Mexican free-tailed bats, wild turkeys, great kiskadees, pronghorn antelopes, Texas horned lizards, road runners, white-tailed deer, nine-banded armadillos, Montezuma quails, prairie chickens, endangered whooping cranes, bald eagles, bobcats, cactus wrens, jackrabbits and cougars (also called pumas or mountain lions) are among the wild animals of Texas.
Legends, Ghosts, Folklore, Monsters, Scary Stories and Myths in Texas
The three ghosts of the Hotel Galvez and Spa, Galveston, including one that leaves the scent of gardenias in a room; the groaning Enchanted Rock, said to be genuinely magical; the ghostly civil war soldiers of Patterson Road, Houston; phantoms of the Faust Hotel, New Braunfels, which include a black cat; the spooky goings on at the St Anthony Hotel, San Antonio, including phantom second-honeymooners who don't know when to stop; Pecos Bill with his coyote family, his rattlesnake Shake (that served as his lasso) and his true love the catfish-riding Slue-Foot Sue (Neil Armstrong may have been the first MAN to set FOOT on the moon but Sue banged her HEAD on it many years earlier, after being thrown by Bill's appropriately named horse, Widow-Maker); and creepy and malevolent black eyed children (Black Eyed Kids or BEKs) in Abilene, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Texas.
Strange phenomena at the Emily Morgan Hotel, near the Alamo in San Antonio (the Alamo itself is said by some to be the site of paranormal phenomena); the Lake Worth monster, a creature appearing as part man, part goat and part fish; supernatural entities at Victoria's Black Swan Inn in San Antonio; the ghost of a murdered call girl in the Gunter Hotel, San Antonio; ghosts in all of the rooms (including one that still sometimes leaves tips for the maid) at Miss Molly's Hotel bed and breakfast, once a bordello, in Fort Worth; the unexplained phenomena and spectres of the Hotel Lawrence, Dallas, including the ghost of a gambler; and the sounds of happy children heard in the Hamilton Hotel, Laredo, even when no children are near, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Texas.
The lady in white who carries a cat in the Marriott Plaza Hotel in San Antonio; the thirty-two benevolent ghosts of the historic Menger Hotel, close to the Alamo in San Antonio, including Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt (who recruited Rough Riders in the Menger Bar), the phantom of rancher Richard King in his former suite (the King Room), chambermaid Sallie White who still meticulously performs her duties in Victorian attire, a bespectacled lady in a blue dress who knits quietly in the lobby, a man in a buckskin jacket and unseen kitchen helpers; paranormal phenomena at the Tarpon Inn, Port Aransas, including a bathroom that sometimes has a pink glow; the suicidal jumper who is said to still haunt his room at the Omni Austin Hotel; the ghostly woman who walks the banks of the Rio Grande in Laredo, looking for the children that she pushed over a cliff into the river; the black eyed boy, presumably a BEK, who terrified a large airman on a military base; and the emerald-headed serpent, a great deity that inhabits a crystal cave in the Gulf of Mexico but which, according to Native Americans, may be seen from the coast, when it ventures to the surface with a great display of light, are more weird folklore associated with Texas.
The winged, humanoid monsters of Littlefield who allegedly lived in the basement of two elderly spinsters; the ghostly nun and the doppelgangers of staff who roam La Posada Hotel, on the site of a former convent, in Laredo; the phantom of a former cleaner in a brown uniform and the ghostly sounds of children playing in the Rio Grande Plaza Hotel, Laredo; the alleged hauntings of the historic Excelsior House Hotel in Jefferson, including a light-fingered woman in black with a baby, a perfumed lady, a headless man and a boy who wakes people up to ask whether they want breakfast (it is even claimed that Steven Spielberg had a supernatural experience at the hotel, the guests of which have included Oscar Wilde and Ulysses S Grant; the spirits of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, such as the shade of Sarah Morgan (who was killed by a student) in the biology building, the ghost of a bearded and stetsoned professor in Holden Hall, the phantom of a student in the underground tunnels (still trying to sneak into the girls' dormitories) and "George", the harmless spectre of the old President's House; the spectral cowboys who, in the hours before dawn, walk in the courtyard of the Y.O. Ranch Hotel, Kerrville; the strange phenomena at the Driskill Hotel, Austin, including the odd sensation experienced by guests who stare at the third floor picture of a child holding flowers; the Confederate soldier and the phantom boy nicknamed "Jimmy" who still roam Tremont House hotel in Galveston; and appearances of the spiny goat-sucker, the chupacabra, are yet more strange folktales of Texas.
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. Las Vegas, Atlanta, San Francisco, Juneau, Albuquerque, Indianapolis, Houston, Sitka, Skagway, New York, San Diego, Anchorage, Boston, St Louis, Los Angeles, Miami, Chicago, Seattle, Savannah, Sacramento, New Orleans, Fort Lauderdale, Salt Lake City, Phoenix, Minneapolis, Atlantic City, Lake Tahoe, Fairbanks, Corpus Christi, Philadelphia, Dallas, Detroit, Honolulu, Kansas City, Washington DC and Santa Fe 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 Mount Rainier National Park, Bryce Canyon, Niagara Falls, Yosemite National Park, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Mount Rushmore, the Adirondacks, rodeos, the Ozarks, Route 66, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Disney resorts, Glacier Bay National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone, the California coastline, the Florida Keys, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Appalachians, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Grand Canyon, the Everglades, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska and Yellowstone National Park.
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. We hope that you found today's Camelopard tip useful.
Camelopard offers travel advice and suggestsions for accommodation, including hotels in SeaWorld San Antonio Texas TX. Why not travel and stay in luxury?