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Ghostsafari wishes you a comfortable stay in your Palm Springs California hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa, the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, the Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa, the Fasano Hotel e Restaurante Rio in Rio de Janeiro, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes and the Villa D'Este on Lake Como. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in California
Lake Tahoe (the Nevada shore of which was occupied by the fictional Ponderosa Ranch), still offering both winter and summer sports; Santa Barbara, the Californian Riviera; the human spectacle of Venice Beach; the magnificent scenery of the Big Sur coastal drive, from which sea life such as blue whales are sometimes seen; the magical movie studios of Hollywood; the notorious Alcatraz Prison; the original Disneyland in Anaheim; Dante's View over the scorching Death Valley; the killer whales, dolphins and other creatures of Sea World in San Diego; San Francisco with the Golden Gate Bridge; San Diego's world famous zoo; the Danish architecture and culture of Solvang; the resort of Palm Springs; the state capital, Sacramento; and the almost mythical suburbs of Los Angeles, including Beverly Hills, are among the attractions of California.
Ghosts, Folklore, Legends, Myths, Scary Stories and Monsters in California
The beautiful but sad Amanda, said to haunt Room 325 of the Vagabond Motel, San Diego; the ghost who still makes phone calls from Room 1007 of the Paso Robles Hotel, San Francisco; the Mennonite Lady in White of Adelaida Cemetery, who on Friday nights puts flowers on the grave of a child; Santa Paula's horned, white and hairy anthropoid, the Billiwhack Monster; Tahoe Tessie, Lake Tahoe's answer to Lake Champlain's Champ and to Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster; the spectral white deer of San Diego's Presidio Park; the ghostly barefoot woman of Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco; and the haunted fourth floor window and other mysteries at the Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of California.
The bigfoot or sasquatch of the northern forests; the reputedly haunted Renaissance Los Angeles Airport hotel, part of the Marriott chain; 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 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; the many ghosts of Elysian Park, Los Angeles, including a headless hound and a Lady in White; the ghostly sailors of the aircraft carrier USS Hornet in Alameda; and 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, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in California.
San Diego's haunted Horton Grand 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 reputedly haunted Room 217 of the Marriott Hotel, Long Beach; the ghostly couple who haunt the Marriott Anaheim Fairfield Inn, Anaheim; 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 spirit of schoolteacher Miss Mary Lake in Room 410 of the Queen Anne Hotel in San Francisco, which was once a girls' school; and the spectral prisoners of Alcatraz, 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 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; Kabar, Rudolf Valentino's Great Dane, who still lollops about the Los Angeles Pet Cemetery; 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 blue, brain-like ETs of Palos Verdes; the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox Babe, claimed as employees by the Red River Lumber Company of Westwood; cowboys still searching for their gold in Rios Canyon, San Diego; the ghost of Claudia in the Mansions Hotel, San Francisco; and the spirits of Sacramento City Cemetery, including a little girl and a pit bull terrier, are yet more strange folktales of California.
So you want to see America. Nobody can visit all of America but if you have seen the cities of Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Chicago, San Diego, Miami, Honolulu, Skagway, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Dallas, Fairbanks, Indianapolis, Corpus Christi, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Santa Fe, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Houston, Seattle, New York, St Louis, Lake Tahoe, Juneau, Savannah, Phoenix, Atlantic City, San Francisco, Anchorage, Sitka, Albuquerque, Sacramento, Washington DC, Salt Lake City, Atlanta and Detroit you can be regarded as well travelled within the United States. Other world famous USA destinations include Mount Rushmore, Route 66, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, rodeos, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Everglades, Glacier Bay National Park, the Adirondacks, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Grand Canyon, Niagara Falls, the Disney resorts, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Bryce Canyon, Yosemite National Park, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Appalachians, the Florida Keys, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the California coastline, the wild west town of Tombstone, the Ozarks, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Mount Rainier National Park and Yellowstone National Park. See as much as you can of the only country in the world that includes territory both in the Arctic and in the tropics. Ghostsafari suggests using well-known companies for your hotel reservations.
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