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Ghostsafari wishes you a comfortable stay in your Los Angeles California hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the PuLi Hotel and Spa in Shanghai, the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the Grand Hyatt Macau, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau and the Arena Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro. are internationally renowned hotels.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in California
The human spectacle of Venice Beach; the state capital, Sacramento; the resort of Palm Springs; Santa Barbara, the Californian Riviera; Dante's View over the scorching Death Valley; the notorious Alcatraz Prison; San Francisco with the Golden Gate Bridge; the magnificent scenery of the Big Sur coastal drive, from which sea life such as blue whales are sometimes seen; the almost mythical suburbs of Los Angeles, including Beverly Hills; the original Disneyland in Anaheim; the magical movie studios of Hollywood; the Danish architecture and culture of Solvang; 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.
Ghosts, Folklore, Myths, Scary Stories, Legends and Monsters in California
The haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles; the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; 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; the blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; the ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco; and the ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
Cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; San Diego's haunted Horton Grand Hotel; the reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; the spectral woman who still supervises the Phoenix Inn oriental restaurant in Alhambra; the spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier; the phantom policeman of Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, who hands out real but not legal speeding tickets; and the bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
The ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; 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 sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; 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 beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; and the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park, are more weird folklore associated with California.
The male phantom of San Diego's luxurious US Grant Hotel; the haunted parking garage and eighteenth floor lounge of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott; the reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; 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 sirens, serpents and flying monsters that once inhabited Santa Barbara Island and which may, perhaps, be reawakened one day; 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 spectral prisoners of Alcatraz; 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; and Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery, are yet more strange folktales of California.
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. Be as familiar with famous places as you might like to be with famous people. Santa Fe, Dallas, Sitka, Albuquerque, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Washington DC, Corpus Christi, Skagway, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, St Louis, Las Vegas, Indianapolis, Anchorage, Houston, Honolulu, Detroit, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Fairbanks, Lake Tahoe, Sacramento, New York, Boston, Seattle, Atlanta, San Diego, Atlantic City, New Orleans, Phoenix, Juneau, Philadelphia, Savannah and Los Angeles. If you have seen those cities, you have at least seen the most famous ones in the USA. Visiting all fifty states is something that even most Americans cannot manage but it is possible to visit those cities, as well as other iconic destinations such as The Appalachians, Route 66, Mount Rushmore, the Grand Canyon, the Adirondacks, the Disney resorts, Niagara Falls, the Florida Keys, rodeos, the wild west town of Tombstone, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Mount Rainier National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Okefenokee Swamp, Yosemite National Park, Glacier Bay National Park, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the Ozarks, the Everglades, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the California coastline, Bryce Canyon and the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii. Casually mentioning places that you have visited can be as impressive as mentioning the names of celebrities that you have met. Happy travelling!
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