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Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Washington D.C. Area District of Columbia hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa, the Grand Hyatt Macau, Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China, the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes and the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in District of Columbia
The National Museum of Natural History; the National Building Museum; the Smithsonian Institution Building ("the Castle"); the National Museum of American History; the National Portrait Gallery; the Library of Congress; the National Museum of the American Indian; the Decatur House; the National Zoological Park; the National Air and Space Museum; the National Museum of Crime and Punishment; the White House; the 18thC Old Stone House; Ford's Theater, still in business long after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln; the National Museum of African Art; the United States Capitol; the Abraham Lincoln Memorial; the National Theater; the International Spy Museum; the National Museum of African American History and Culture; and Sewall-Belmont House National Historic Site, are among the attractions of District of Columbia.
Legends, Scary Stories, Folklore, Myths, Ghosts and Monsters in District of Columbia
Strange phenomena including a phantom horseman (how rude) in the National Building Museum; the reputedly haunted (and certainly luxuriously expensive) Ghost Suite in the Omni Shoreham Hotel; the threatening Virginia Bunny Man (Bunnyman Ghost) that has made appearances in the Washington, DC area; the apparition of naval hero Stephen Decatur, who died wastefully in a duel, as well as the ghostly sobbing of his grieving widow, in the Decatur House; and tales of the White House, where Abraham Lincoln's ghost haunts the corridors both figuratively and literally, the spectre of Dolly Madison still walks in the garden and a phantom black cat augurs national emergencies, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of District of Columbia.
The sad and sometimes affectionate ghost of Clover Adams in the Hay-Adams Hotel; the ghostly footsteps of the actor and assassin John Wilkes Booth, still heard on the stairway to the Presidential Box in Ford's Theater; the ghost of President Ulysses S Grant, enjoying brandy and a cigar, in the lobby of the incredibly historic Willard InterContinental Hotel; a number of active spirits in the 18th century Old Stone House; and the phantoms of executed prisoners on the electric chair displayed in the National Museum of Crime and Punishment, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in District of Columbia.
Some people say that they have no desire to visit America because they have seen so much of it on TV and in the movies. However, there is no substitute for the real thing. How well can you know the USA? Try visiting New York, New Orleans, San Diego, Savannah, Albuquerque, Seattle, Chicago, Atlanta, Sacramento, Santa Fe, Anchorage, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Lake Tahoe, Indianapolis, San Francisco, Dallas, Boston, Houston, Atlantic City, Detroit, Phoenix, Kansas City, Miami, Washington DC, Minneapolis, Sitka, St Louis, Skagway, Las Vegas, Fort Lauderdale, Honolulu, Corpus Christi, Fairbanks and Juneau. Nobody can see every part of the United States of America but those cities are probably the ones that nearly everybody on earth has heard of. The Florida Keys, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Everglades, the California coastline, Route 66, the Okefenokee Swamp, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Appalachians, Mount Rainier National Park, Mount Rushmore, the Disney resorts, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Grand Canyon, the wild west town of Tombstone, the Adirondacks, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Yosemite National Park, Bryce Canyon, the Ozarks, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Niagara Falls, rodeos, Glacier Bay National Park and Yellowstone National Park are also iconic sights and destinations. Camelopard suggests using well-known companies for your hotel reservations.
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