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