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Kansas City MO hotels. Find accommodation / hotels in Kansas City Missouri United States of America. Camelopard presents advice, anecdotes and warnings for travellers. Missouri national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. Myths, legends, fearsome critters, ghosts, folklore, monsters, hauntings and eerie tales of Missouri.

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  • We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Kansas City Missouri hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Grand Hyatt Macau, the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, the Villa D'Este on Lake Como, the Arena Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, the Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi, the Queen Mary in Long Beach and the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune). are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.

    Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Missouri

    The Ozark crafts and family amusements of Silver Dollar City in Branson; the St Louis Zoo; the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden in Springfield; the Sandy Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site in Jefferson County; the Harry S Truman Library and Museum in Independence; the St Louis Art Museum; Wilson's Creek National Battlefield; the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City; the Gateway Arch in St Louis; listening to country musicians in Branson; the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum in Hannibal; a tram ride through the Fantastic Caverns near Springfield; the State Capitol Building in Jefferson City; Vaile Mansion in Independence; beautiful Forest Park in St Louis, on the site of the famous World Fair of 1904; the Harry S Truman National Historic Site in Independence; the beauty and traditions of the Ozarks; and the Union Covered Bridge State Historic Site in Monroe County, are among the attractions of Missouri.

    Legends, Myths, Scary Stories, Monsters, Folklore and Ghosts in Missouri

    The gold mine in the Ozarks, eighteen miles south west of the town of Galena, which is guarded by the skeletal ghosts of seven Spanish miners; the Osage Native American ghostly wedding ceremony that is sometimes heard and occasionally seen, in the Bridal Cave of Thunder Mountain Park in Camdenton; hauntings of the historic Savoy Hotel and Grill in Kansas City, including that of Betsy Ward who, in the nineteenth century, died in her bath in room 505, as well as the spectre of Fred Lightner and, on the fourth floor, a little girl in Victorian dress, not to mention the strange behaviour of the elevator, which sometimes avoids the fourth floor and sometimes refuses to leave it; MoMo, the hairy, sasquatch-like Missouri Monster, that is believed to prey on the dogs of the town of Louisiana; the bigfoot seen in Hillsboro (could it have been MoMo?); and the shadow people, with glowing red eyes, that lurk in the town of Maryville, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Missouri.

    The flying, fire-breathing dragon that was seen from a steamboat in the 1850s; the ghost of a young boy in Sauer Castle, Kansas City; the Spook Light of the Devil's Promenade, near Joplin (is it a lantern held by a ghostly miner or headless Native American, or is it the spectral light of Native American lovers who died in a lover's pact?); how the Great Spirit created the Mina Sauk waterfall, in Taum Sauk Mountain State Park, to wash away the blood of the Piankashaw maiden, Mina Sauk, who jumped to her death to follow her Osage lover, who had been thrown over the cliff on the orders of her father, Taum Sauk; the tusked, serpentine Gowrow Dragon of Marvel Cave near Branson, named from its fearsome growls; and the pteradactyl of Altamont, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Missouri.


    The United States of America has been the most culturally influential country in the world for generations. Nobody can visit all of America but if you have seen the cities of Savannah, Juneau, San Francisco, Sitka, Fairbanks, Honolulu, Houston, Albuquerque, Corpus Christi, Skagway, Chicago, Santa Fe, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Detroit, Washington DC, Anchorage, Miami, New York, Seattle, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Lake Tahoe, Sacramento, Philadelphia, Boston, Dallas, New Orleans, Fort Lauderdale, Salt Lake City, San Diego, St Louis, Atlanta and Atlantic City you can be regarded as well travelled within the United States. Other world famous USA destinations include The Grand Canyon, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Florida Keys, the Ozarks, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Mount Rushmore, Glacier Bay National Park, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, rodeos, the wild west town of Tombstone, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Niagara Falls, Mount Rainier National Park, Yosemite National Park, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Disney resorts, Bryce Canyon, Route 66, Yellowstone National Park, the Appalachians, the Everglades, the Adirondacks and the California coastline. See as much as you can of the only country in the world that includes territory both in the Arctic and in the tropics. Come back soon for another helpful Camelopard tip.

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