Simi Valley CA hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in Simi Valley California USA. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of California. Hauntings, monsters, ghosts, legends, folklore and myths of California. Advice for travellers from Camelopard.com.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Simi Valley California hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Villa D'Este on Lake Como, the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the Royal Tulip Rio de Janeiro, the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, the Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich and Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech). are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Legends, Scary Stories, Ghosts, Myths, Folklore and Monsters in California
The beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; the ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; and the spirit of schoolteacher Miss Mary Lake in Room 410 of the Queen Anne Hotel in San Francisco, which was once a girls' school, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
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 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 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 haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; the ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; and the phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; 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 sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; the bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; the spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; the male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; the ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco; and the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park, are more weird folklore associated with California.
The spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; the Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; the reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; the reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; 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 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); and the ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim, are yet more strange folktales of California.
State Forests, National Parks, Nature Reserves, State Parks, National Forests and Refuges in California
Redwood National Park with the tallest trees in the world, including Hyperion, protected by secrecy; Lassen Volcanic National Park with Lassen Peak, which erupted in 1915 and is the largest volcanic dome in the world; Pinnacles National Park, one of the best places to see California Condors; Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary; Point Reyes National Seashore; Joshua Tree National Park; the basalt formations of Devils Postpile National Monument; Channel Islands National Park with many species found nowhere else on earth; Kings Canyon National Park; Ano Nuevo State Park; 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; Piedras Blancas; Sequoia National Park with the largest tree in the world, the gigantic and ancient General Sherman; and Kings Range National Conservation Area on the Lost Coast, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of California.
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