Skykomish WA hotels. Search for hotels in Skykomish Washington USA. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Washington. Washington cryptozoology, hauntings, monsters, folklore, ghosts, myths and legends. Camelopard suggests hints and tips for your journey.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Skykomish Washington hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa, the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa, the Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune) and the PuLi Hotel and Spa in Shanghai. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Folklore, Ghosts, Monsters, Scary Stories, Legends and Myths in Washington
Ghosts including Kate, an amiable suicide who sings in a bathroom in Manresa Castle hotel, Port Townsend; the many ghosts of the Oxford Saloon in Snohomish, including the spirits of "working girls" and a murdered policeman; the carnivorous reptilian monster that inhabits Rock Lake; unexplained phenomena at the Double Tree Hotel in Spokane; 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 mysterious Mima Mounds; weird phenomena, including the spectre of a woman, in the Sorrento Hotel, Seattle; the batsquatch of Mount Saint Helens, that makes sasquatch seem mundane; and a phantom janitor that roams the Bush House Inn in Index, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Washington.
The ghosts of a man, a woman and two children at the Mirabeau Park Hotel in Spokane Valley; Willatuk, the Seattle Sea Serpent; 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; the sasquatch or bigfoot, still managing to elude the cryptozoologists; the spirits of a child and a Native American woman who haunt Pike Place Market in Seattle; paranormal phenomena at the historic Paradise Inn on the slopes of Mount Rainier; Cadborosaurus, the sea monster of Cadboro Bay; the Pink Lady of the Central Tavern, Kirkland, a spirit but not a gin cocktail (ye olde jokes are ye beste); and the weird tree octopus, of Olympic National Park, that survives because the climate of Washington state is so wet, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Washington.
National Parks, Nature Reserves, State Parks, State Forests, National Forests and Refuges in Washington
Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge; Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge; Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge; Cape Disappointment State Park with fine coastal scenery, the historic Cape Disappointment Lighthouse and, in season, sightings of Pacific gray whales; Copalis National Wildlife Refuge; Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge; Quillayute Needles National Wildlife Refuge; Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge; Julia Butler Hansen Refuge for the Columbian White-Tailed Deer; Okanogan and Wenatchee National Forests; Columbia National Wildlife Refuge; Mount Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest with its glacial scenery; Protection Island National Wildlife Refuge; Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary; Umatilla National Wildlife Refuge which extends into Oregon; Pierce National Wildlife Refuge; Willapa National Wildlife Refuge with black bears, Roosevelt elk and other animals; Olympic National Forest; Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge; North Cascades National Park with amazing mountain scenery and wildlife such as wolverines, grizzly bears, lynx and gray wolves; Flattery Rocks National Wildlife Refuge; San Juan Islands National Wildlife Refuge, where, from mid-spring to mid-autumn, pods of killer whales (orcas) may be seen; Flaming Geyser State Park where Chinook salmon are caught in the Green River; Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge; McNary National Wildlife Refuge; Sacajawea State Park, named after the Native American woman who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition; Umatilla National Forest in the Blue Mountains, extending into Oregon and with animals such as mountain lions (cougars), Shiras' moose, Rocky Mountain elk, bighorn sheep, deer, gray wolves and Merriam's turkeys; Discovery Park on Puget Sound, Seattle, small but with sightings of wildlife such as sea lions, bears and even mountain lions as well as being home to the West Point Lighthouse; Sun Lakes-Dry Falls State Park; part of the Idaho Panhandle National Forests with animals such as wolves, wolverines, moose and grizzly bears; Conboy Lake National Wildlife Refuge; Franz Lake National Wildlife Refuge; Colville National Forest with grizzly bears, bighorn sheep, caribou, mountain lions and other wildlife; Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge with wildlife such as moose, elk and black bears; Olympic National Park with its many glaciers, Sol Duc hot springs, Marymere Falls, Hoh rain forest and wildlife such as bears, mountain lions (cougars) and huge elk (wapiti); and Mount Rainier National Park with wildlife such as black bears, Columbian black-tailed deer, elk and mountain goats, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Washington.
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. Los Angeles, San Diego, Phoenix, Kansas City, Sacramento, Honolulu, Dallas, Juneau, Washington DC, Corpus Christi, Albuquerque, Sitka, Anchorage, Fort Lauderdale, Boston, Salt Lake City, Chicago, Seattle, Skagway, New Orleans, New York, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Las Vegas, Detroit, Fairbanks, Lake Tahoe, Savannah, Santa Fe, Miami, St Louis, Atlantic City, Atlanta, San Francisco, Houston and Minneapolis 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 Disney resorts, the Grand Canyon, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Okefenokee Swamp, the California coastline, Glacier Bay National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Florida Keys, Yellowstone National Park, the Appalachians, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Mount Rainier National Park, the Adirondacks, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Yosemite National Park, rodeos, Niagara Falls, Mount Rushmore, the Ozarks, Bryce Canyon, the Everglades, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Route 66 and the Arctic wilderness of Alaska.
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. Camelopard.com and its staff hope that you enjoy your stay.
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