Tempe AZ hotels. Reservations for hotels in Tempe Arizona USA. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Arizona. Arizona fearsome critters, cryptozoology, ghosts, monsters, legends, hauntings, myths and folklore. Camelopard travel tips and hints.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Tempe Arizona hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, the Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, the Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China and Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech). are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
State Forests, National Parks, State Parks, Nature Reserves, National Forests and Refuges in Arizona
Coronado National Forest, extending into New Mexico; Buckskin Mountain State Park; Tonto National Forest; Prescott National Forest; Saguaro National Park with its iconic cacti and other natural beauty; Cibola National Wildlife Refuge; Cabeza Prieta National Wildlife Refuge; Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge with animals such as desert bighorn sheep, mountain lions and beavers; Catalina State Park; Powers Butte Wildlife Area; Kaibab National Forest; Lost Dutchman State Park, where the fabled mine may lie hidden; Luna Lake Wildlife Area; Petrified Forest National Park; Superstition Wilderness Area, rich in natural history and legend; Imperial National Wildlife Refuge; Crook National Forest; Leslie Canyon National Wildlife Refuge; Buenos Aires National Wildlife Area with wildlife such as mountain lions, javelinas, coatimundis, gila monsters and sometimes even jaguars; Grand Canyon National Park with spectacular scenery but also wildlife such as mountain lions, elk and bighorn sheep; Upper Verde River Wildlife Area; Coconino National Forest; the Apache and Sitgreaves National Forests with wildife such as black bears, cougars and reintroduced Mexican gray wolves; Homolovi State Park; Havasu National Wildlife Refuge; Alamo Lake State Park; Kofa National Wildlife Refuge; and White Mountain Grasslands Wildlife Area, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Arizona.
Scary Stories, Monsters, Folklore, Ghosts, Myths and Legends in Arizona
Tales of the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine in the Superstitions; the phantom guests of the Hotel San Carlos in Phoenix, including invisible happy children and the unhappy Leone Jensen, who leapt to her death in 1928; the bigfoot seen in the Huachuca Mountains (perhaps it was the Mogollon Monster); the phantom, at Grand Canyon's Maricopa Point, of a luckless member of the Civilian Conservation Corps who fell to his death in the nineteen-thirties; the entrance to Hell in the Superstition Mountains, which emits the winds that cause dust storms in the Phoenix area; the phantoms in old fashioned clothes who are sometimes seen on London Bridge in Lake Havasu City; the strange lights seen hovering in the Superstition Mountains; and the sasquatch-like Mogollon Monster, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Arizona.
The plumed, venomous snakes that inhabit sacred springs, according to the Zuni people; the ghosts of the El Tovar Hotel at the Grand Canyon, including a dark figure seen outside and the friendly spirit of Fred Harvey, a former owner; the time shifts experienced by some hikers in the Superstitions; the thunderbird of Apache legend that dwells in the Superstition Mountains; the inebriated ghost in the ballroom of the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort, said to be that of a man who fell from the cliffs; the draining energy vortices experienced around Sedona and in the Superstition Mountains; the invisible but tactile ghost at the Park Hotel in Hot Springs; and the ninety-two foot winged, alligator like monster, killed by ranchers between the Huachuca and Whetstone ranges, in what is now Coronado National Forest, in 1890 (a sample was sent for scientific examination - what happened to it?), are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Arizona.
America is one country that nearly everyone wants to visit at some time in their lives. Nobody can visit all of America but if you have seen the cities of Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Los Angeles, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Honolulu, Savannah, Albuquerque, Salt Lake City, Atlanta, Santa Fe, San Diego, Fairbanks, Sitka, Philadelphia, Lake Tahoe, Miami, New Orleans, Sacramento, Seattle, Washington DC, New York, Chicago, Phoenix, Boston, Atlantic City, Detroit, Dallas, Anchorage, St Louis, Skagway, Juneau, San Francisco, Corpus Christi, Minneapolis and Las Vegas you can be regarded as well travelled within the United States. Other world famous USA destinations include Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Appalachians, the Everglades, the Florida Keys, Mount Rainier National Park, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the wild west town of Tombstone, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Niagara Falls, rodeos, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Disney resorts, the Okefenokee Swamp, Route 66, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Yosemite National Park, Glacier Bay National Park, Mount Rushmore, Bryce Canyon, the Ozarks, the California coastline, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon and the Adirondacks. See as much as you can of the only country in the world that includes territory both in the Arctic and in the tropics. Camelopard suggests using well-known companies for your hotel reservations.
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