Aiken Area SC hotels. Find rooms / hotels in Aiken Area South Carolina USA. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of South Carolina. Tips for travel abroad, countrywide or at home. South Carolina fearsome critters, cryptozoology, ghosts, monsters, legends, hauntings, myths and folklore.
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Birds, Reptiles, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of South Carolina
Canada geese, manatees, spotted skunks, timber rattlesnakes, Carolina pigmy rattlesnakes, whales, cottonmouth snakes, long-tailed weasels, raccoons, alligators, scarlet snakes, Eastern coral snakes, Carolina wrens, black racers, Southern fox squirrels, leatherback turtles, Kemp's ridley sea turtles, turkey vultures, Eastern king snakes, river otters, bald eagles, red foxes, loggerhead turtles, dolphins, dusky pigmy rattlesnakes, armadillos, black vultures, muskrats, Eastern diamondback rattlesnakes, copperheads, bobwhite quails, coachwhips, black bears, gray foxes, a variety of salamanders, scarlet king snakes, minks, corn snakes, bobcats, beavers, long-tailed weasels, coyotes, snapping turtles, white-tailed deer, oystercatchers, milk snakes, opossums, rat snakes, green turtles, striped skunks and wild turkeys are among the wild animals of South Carolina.
Scary Stories, Ghosts, Folklore, Myths, Monsters and Legends in South Carolina
The ghosts of Junius Brutus Booth (John Wilkes Booth's father) and a prostitute that haunt the Historic Dock Street Theatre in Charleston; the Gray Man of Pawleys Island, a ghost that tries to warn residents of impending storms and hurricanes; the terrifying lizard man of Scape Ore Swamp, near Bishopville; the spectral, dwarfish jester Gauche, believed to have been one of Jean Ribault's sixteenth century colonists, that inexplicably haunts Dr Joseph Johnson House ("the Castle") in Beaufort, where it joined in the games of the Danner family children; the ghost that haunts the "Negro balcony" of the Abbeville Opera House; and the nightmarish hags of the Sea Islands (did they inspire the villainess in Popeye) that, unlike other witches, fear brooms, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of South Carolina.
Strange phenomena in the historic Hotel Aiken, once called Holley House, including the unexplained sounds of screaming and crying; the male ghost that lies down next to women in the Battery Carriage House Inn, Charleston; the many hauntings of Graniteville Cemetery, including uncanny screams, phantoms that grasp your ankles if you walk on their graves and a ghostly woman who places flowers on the graves of children; how an estate near Charleston brings ill fortune to its owners since a Native American chief, once the lover of a white woman, avenged her when her white husband betrayed her and tried to sell her land; the gremlins that haunt the Beaufort County Lbrary; and the ghosts of two Boston terriers,one of which, in life, saved a boy from drowning, that still play together on the beach and in the surf of Pawleys Island, near the Pelican Inn, which was their home, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in South Carolina.
Welcome to the United States. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Santa Fe, San Diego, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, St Louis, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, Detroit, Fairbanks, Juneau, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Dallas, Kansas City, Miami, Washington DC, Albuquerque, Boston, Corpus Christi, Philadelphia, New Orleans, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Sacramento, Atlanta, Seattle, Sitka, Skagway, Chicago, Lake Tahoe, Savannah, Anchorage, Phoenix, Honolulu and Atlantic City 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 Bryce Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, the Adirondacks, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Mount Rushmore, the Everglades, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Grand Canyon, rodeos, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Disney resorts, the Florida Keys, the Ozarks, Glacier Bay National Park, Niagara Falls, Route 66, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Yosemite National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Appalachians, the Okefenokee Swamp, the California coastline and the wild west town of Tombstone.
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. By the way, you will find other Camelopard tips, hints, anecdotes or warnings on other pages of the website.
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