Stanton CA hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in Stanton California United States of America. California hauntings, monsters, myths, ghosts, legends and folklore. Vacation and travel suggestions by Camelopard. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of California.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Stanton California hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong, the Arena Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, the Mandarin Oriental Macau, the beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai, the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau and the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Legends, Monsters, Myths, Ghosts, Folklore and Scary Stories 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; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; 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 reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; and the ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; 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 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; 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 spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; and Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster, 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 ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco; the bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; 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 ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; 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; and the spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra, are more weird folklore associated with California.
The haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; the male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; the sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; the reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; 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 Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; and the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes, are yet more strange folktales of California.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in California
The notorious Alcatraz Prison; San Diego's world famous zoo; the Danish architecture and culture of Solvang; the almost mythical suburbs of Los Angeles, including Beverly Hills; San Francisco with the Golden Gate Bridge; Santa Barbara, the Californian Riviera; the original Disneyland in Anaheim; the resort of Palm Springs; the magical movie studios of Hollywood; Dante's View over the scorching Death Valley; the human spectacle of Venice Beach; the state capital, Sacramento; the magnificent scenery of the Big Sur coastal drive, from which sea life such as blue whales are sometimes seen; Lake Tahoe (the Nevada shore of which was occupied by the fictional Ponderosa Ranch), still offering both winter and summer sports; and the killer whales, dolphins and other creatures of Sea World in San Diego, are among the attractions of California.
America is one of the largest, most most varied and most interesting countries in the world. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Savannah, Dallas, Honolulu, Lake Tahoe, Miami, Albuquerque, Sacramento, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Corpus Christi, Fairbanks, Seattle, Atlanta, Anchorage, Detroit, Houston, Salt Lake City, Sitka, Chicago, Indianapolis, Kansas City, New York, Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale, Juneau, San Francisco, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Skagway, San Diego, Santa Fe, Atlantic City, Minneapolis, New Orleans and St Louis 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 Grand Canyon, the California coastline, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Bryce Canyon, Yosemite National Park, Niagara Falls, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Mount Rushmore, the Appalachians, Glacier Bay National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, Route 66, the Everglades, Mount Rainier National Park, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, rodeos, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Florida Keys, the Adirondacks, the wild west town of Tombstone, the Disney resorts, the Ozarks and Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords 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. Happy travelling!
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