Uvalde TX hotels. Search for hotels in Uvalde Texas USA. Camelopard suggests hints and tips for your journey. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Texas. Hauntings, monsters, ghosts, legends, folklore and myths of Texas.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Uvalde Texas hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa, the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the Royal Tulip Rio de Janeiro, the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong, the Chelsea Hotel in New York, the Savoy Hotel in London and the Grand Hyatt Macau. are some of the world's most famous hotels.
Legends, Ghosts, Scary Stories, Monsters, Folklore and Myths in Texas
The suicidal jumper who is said to still haunt his room at the Omni Austin Hotel; 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); the sounds of happy children heard in the Hamilton Hotel, Laredo, even when no children are near; phantoms of the Faust Hotel, New Braunfels, which include a black cat; the Confederate soldier and the phantom boy nicknamed "Jimmy" who still roam Tremont House hotel in Galveston; 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; and the ghostly nun and the doppelgangers of staff who roam La Posada Hotel, on the site of a former convent, in Laredo, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Texas.
Supernatural entities at Victoria's Black Swan Inn in San Antonio; paranormal phenomena at the Tarpon Inn, Port Aransas, including a bathroom that sometimes has a pink glow; the ghost of a murdered call girl in the Gunter Hotel, San Antonio; the winged, humanoid monsters of Littlefield who allegedly lived in the basement of two elderly spinsters; 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; the Lake Worth monster, a creature appearing as part man, part goat and part fish; and 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), are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Texas.
Appearances of the spiny goat-sucker, the chupacabra; the groaning Enchanted Rock, said to be genuinely magical; the spectral cowboys who, in the hours before dawn, walk in the courtyard of the Y.O. Ranch Hotel, Kerrville; 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 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 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; and 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, are more weird folklore associated with Texas.
The spooky goings on at the St Anthony Hotel, San Antonio, including phantom second-honeymooners who don't know when to stop; the ghostly civil war soldiers of Patterson Road, Houston; creepy and malevolent black eyed children (Black Eyed Kids or BEKs) in Abilene; the unexplained phenomena and spectres of the Hotel Lawrence, Dallas, including the ghost of a gambler; the three ghosts of the Hotel Galvez and Spa, Galveston, including one that leaves the scent of gardenias in a room; the lady in white who carries a cat in the Marriott Plaza Hotel in San Antonio; the black eyed boy, presumably a BEK, who terrified a large airman on a military base; the phantom of a former cleaner in a brown uniform and the ghostly sounds of children playing in the Rio Grande Plaza Hotel, Laredo; and 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, are yet more strange folktales of Texas.
Reptiles, Mammals, Birds and other Wildlife / Fauna of Texas
Collared peccaries or javelinas, cougars (also called pumas or mountain lions), American avocets, endangered whooping cranes, increasing numbers of black bears, raccoons, Montezuma quails, bald eagles, opossums, coyotes, bobcats, alligators, otters, American white pelicans, prairie dog towns, cactus wrens, brown pelicans, prairie chickens, burrowing owls, great kiskadees, white-tailed deer, wild turkeys, sandhill cranes, Texas horned lizards, Ridley sea turtles, red-cockaded woodpeckers, roseate spoonbills, Western diamondback rattlesnakes, plain chachalacas, road runners, turkey vultures (turkey buzzards), pronghorn antelopes, nine-banded armadillos, jackrabbits and Mexican free-tailed bats are among the wild animals of Texas.
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. Phoenix, Seattle, Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe, Albuquerque, Washington DC, Kansas City, Philadelphia, Fairbanks, New York, St Louis, Juneau, Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta, New Orleans, Corpus Christi, Honolulu, Fort Lauderdale, Salt Lake City, Savannah, Santa Fe, Indianapolis, Skagway, Chicago, Boston, Anchorage, Houston, San Diego, Sacramento, Detroit, Atlantic City, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Sitka and Miami 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, the Adirondacks, the Everglades, the California coastline, Yosemite National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Bryce Canyon, the Florida Keys, rodeos, the wild west town of Tombstone, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Ozarks, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Niagara Falls, Mount Rushmore, Route 66, Glacier Bay National Park, the Grand Canyon, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Disney resorts, the Appalachians and the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta.
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 suggests using well-known companies for your hotel reservations.
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