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Avon MA hotels. Look for your hotels in Avon Massachusetts USA. Massachusetts scary stories, ghosts, hauntings, myths, legends, monsters and folklore. Camelopard presents advice, anecdotes and warnings for travellers. Massachusetts attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks.

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    Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Avon Massachusetts hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, the Polana Hotel in Maputo, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong and the beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.

    Birds, Reptiles, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of Massachusetts

    Blanding's turtles, squirrels, muskrats, seals, robins, black bears that have taken advantage of the state's improved habitats, cormorants, beavers, woodchucks (groundhogs), foxes, porpoises, bald eagles, opossums, bats, roseate terns, oystercatchers, piping plovers, raccoons, moles, humpback whales, starlings, wild turkeys, cowbirds, skunks, titmice, fishers, whippoorwills, coyotes, porcupines, cottontail rabbits, Northern red-bellied cooters, orchard orioles, nuthatches, timber rattlesnakes, moose in some of the state's forests, woodpeckers, red-winged blackbirds, gulls, blue jays, waxwings, Baltimore orioles, copperheads, Atlantic white-sided dolphins, sparrows, grackles, pigeons, chipmunks, goldfinches, white-tailed deer, turkey vultures and Carolina wrens are among the wild animals of Massachusetts.

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

    The spectre of the stubborn septuagenarian Giles Corey, which appears as a harbinger of disaster in Salem where, being pressed to death with weights over two days for refusing to plead to the charge of witchcraft, Corey merely shouted "more weight!" (although it was the only instance of pressing a man to death in New England history and cruel even for its time, Judge Corwin, whose house still stands in Salem, actually stood on Coreys chest, demanding that he plead); the alchemist who sought the elixir or life, in a turreted house at the junction of Essex and North Streets, in Salem; the mounted spirits of Lafayette and Washington who keep watch over the grave of Satan, who was captured and killed by Shakers at Mount Sinai; the altar in Wizard's Glen near Dalton, where a hunter called John Chamberlain rescued a Native American girl who was to be sacrificed to the demons of the forest; Captain Alfred Bulltop Stormalong (Stormalong, A.B. geddit?), the gigantic captain of the massive ships Courser and Tuscarora, whose many adventures included life or death struggles with the deadly kraken; the giant Maushope of Native American legend, who lived on Martha's Vineyard; and speculation and rhymes about Lizzie Borden, acquitted of the axe murders of her parents (their home in Fall River, at the time of writing, is the Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast Museum, allegedly haunted and with an ouija board in the lounge), are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Massachusetts.

    Spring Heel Jack (Spring Heeled Jack) who terrorised London, England, many years before emigrating to Cape Cod; the Roxbury pudding stones, said to be the remains of a giant's dessert, found near Boston; the demon that finally clawed a retired pirate to death at Cape Cod; the supernatural sinking of the island where stands the Nix's Mate beacon, named after the ship's mate who cursed the island before being wrongly executed for killing Captain Nix; tales of witchcraft and witch hunting, although the Salem witch trials are history, not legend; the "spectral evidence" submitted at the Salem witch trials, supported by the "expertise" of that credulous chronicler, Cotton Mather (in witchcraft trials, if you could prove that you were elsewhere at the time of the alleged crime, it was actually held AGAINST you, as it was believed that one of your apparitions was a demonic spectre - "You were in two places at once, eh? Condemned out of your own mouth!"); the sea serpents that have been seen around Cape Ann and Massachusetts Bay; and the Dover Demon, possibly an ET, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Massachusetts.


    Almost everyone wants to travel in the USA. Be as familiar with famous places as you might like to be with famous people. Atlanta, Sitka, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Houston, Salt Lake City, Anchorage, New York, Albuquerque, New Orleans, Minneapolis, Chicago, Miami, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Indianapolis, Santa Fe, Lake Tahoe, Sacramento, St Louis, Juneau, Detroit, Atlantic City, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Seattle, Savannah, Fairbanks, San Diego, Las Vegas, Skagway, Washington DC, Corpus Christi, Honolulu and Kansas City. 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 Ozarks, Glacier Bay National Park, the Grand Canyon, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Mount Rainier National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Route 66, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Disney resorts, the wild west town of Tombstone, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Niagara Falls, the Appalachians, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Mount Rushmore, Bryce Canyon, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Yosemite National Park, the Adirondacks, the Everglades, the California coastline, the Florida Keys, Yellowstone National Park and rodeos. Casually mentioning places that you have visited can be as impressive as mentioning the names of celebrities that you have met. We at camelopard.com wish you a pleasant journey in the USA.

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