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Sights/Places to See and Attractions in California
The Danish architecture and culture of Solvang; San Francisco with the Golden Gate Bridge; the magical movie studios of Hollywood; the state capital, Sacramento; Lake Tahoe (the Nevada shore of which was occupied by the fictional Ponderosa Ranch), still offering both winter and summer sports; the human spectacle of Venice Beach; the notorious Alcatraz Prison; San Diego's world famous zoo; Dante's View over the scorching Death Valley; the magnificent scenery of the Big Sur coastal drive, from which sea life such as blue whales are sometimes seen; the killer whales, dolphins and other creatures of Sea World in San Diego; Santa Barbara, the Californian Riviera; the original Disneyland in Anaheim; the almost mythical suburbs of Los Angeles, including Beverly Hills; and the resort of Palm Springs, are among the attractions of California.
Legends, Myths, Monsters, Ghosts, Folklore and Scary Stories in California
The spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; the spirit of schoolteacher Miss Mary Lake in Room 410 of the Queen Anne Hotel in San Francisco, which was once a girls' school; cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; the beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; the reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; the ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; and the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
The bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; the spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; 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; the phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; the male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; 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 ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; and the ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; the reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; 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 Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; and the ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda, are more weird folklore associated with California.
The sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; the spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; 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 haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; 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 ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; and San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel, are yet more strange folktales of California.
Almost everyone wants to travel in the USA. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Salt Lake City, Fairbanks, Atlantic City, New York, Las Vegas, Boston, Miami, Sacramento, Albuquerque, Houston, New Orleans, Skagway, Indianapolis, Juneau, Kansas City, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Phoenix, Anchorage, Atlanta, Savannah, San Francisco, Santa Fe, Washington DC, Honolulu, Los Angeles, Seattle, Chicago, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Minneapolis, Sitka, St Louis, Lake Tahoe, San Diego and Philadelphia 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 Adirondacks, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the wild west town of Tombstone, rodeos, the California coastline, Route 66, Yosemite National Park, the Disney resorts, the Ozarks, the Grand Canyon, Niagara Falls, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Mount Rushmore, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Yellowstone National Park, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Bryce Canyon, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Appalachians, Mount Rainier National Park, the Florida Keys, the Everglades, the Okefenokee Swamp and Glacier Bay 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. Whether you travel America for business or pleasure, enjoy your journey.
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