Bayonet Point FL hotels. Reservations for hotels in Bayonet Point Florida United States of America. Florida fearsome critters, cryptozoology, ghosts, monsters, legends, hauntings, myths and folklore. Florida attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Advice for travellers from Camelopard.com.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Bayonet Point Florida hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, the Royal Tulip Rio de Janeiro, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong, Claridge's in London, Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China, the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai and the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Monsters, Scary Stories, Myths, Folklore, Ghosts and Legends in Florida
Umatilla Cemetery with its screaming woman and phantom children; the Fairchid Oak of Ormond Beach, haunted my a male spectre, possibly a suicide; the thoroughfare popularly called Bloody Bucket Road and the similarly prefixed bridge and woods in Wauchula where, at night, blood appears in the water below the bridge and the sound of crying babies is heard from the woods (a murderous midwife is said to have been haunted by a bucket that supernaturally filled with the blood of her victims, which she tried to pour out at the bridge); the ghost of a former owner that haunts the Inn at New World Landing, Pensacola; spirits of the Agustin Inn in the St Augustine Historic District, including a man in white, who walks through walls and who may also be the ghostly Chiles who "goes bump in the night"; the numerous ghosts of the Cassadaga Hotel, Cassadaga, which embraces its phantom guests and usually has a professional psychic on hand (spectres include girls Katlin and Sarah, Gentleman Jack with his trademark cigar and a rather naughty ghost called Arthur); and the toilet-lurking Two Striped Telamonia spider, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Florida.
Strange phenomena at the historic Mary Phifer McKenzie House, part of the Sweetwater Branch Inn in Gainesville; the spectre in a top hat that haunts the Vinoy Renaissance Hotel in St Petersburg; the ghosts of Miss Sunshine Gibson and Captain Wood in the historic, Cracker styled, Gibson Inn in Apalachicola; unusual hauntings of a Victorian guesthouse, Artist House, in Key West (the turret is said to be haunted, both by Anne, the wife of artist and author Robert Eugene "Gene" Otto and by the malevolent spirit of a sailor doll, also called Robert - the "possessed" doll itself is sometimes displayed in the Fort East Martello Museum or at the Old Post Office and Customhouse and is claimed to be the inpiration for the Chucky movies); the pink, horned, serpentine monster of the St John's River; the Elusive Muck Monster of Lake Worth Lagoon; and the Fountain of Youth, searched for by the conquistador Ponce de Leon, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Florida.
Hauntings at Ocean Key Resort and Spa, Key West; the gash-throated phantom of Luc Simone Aury that haunts the area outsde of the Amelia Island Museum of History, formerly the Old Jail where he was hanged, in Fernandina Beach (his attempt at suicide failed and his throat was stitched by a surgeon but the long drop of the gallows caused his wound to open and shower the horrified spectators with blood - Aury couldn't have planned it better if he had tried!); sewer rats so huge that people have petted them like dogs; the phantom maid who makes a nuisance of herself in the historic St Francis Inn, St Augstine; the Saint Augustine Monster, a real carcass that has never been positively identified; the ghost of the Jameson Inn, quite modern but already haunted, on Cracker Barrel Drive in Crestview; and unexplained phenomena at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Miami (ghostly events are associated with the fact that the hotel was used as a soldiers' hospital during WW2), are more weird folklore associated with Florida.
The phantom lighthouse keeper at the St Augustine Lighthouse and Museum; the phantom of the Olde Marco Inn on Marco Island; spectral lights and other mysterious phenomena at the Indian River Inn & Conference Center in New Smyrna; the White Lady, Julia, who haunts Rolling Acres Road in appropriately named Lady Lake, along with a hooded phantom; the Wiccademous Grave of the atmospheric shrimping village Fernandina Beach, on Amelia Island, where the spirit of a witch causes the earth to tremble; the smelly and sasquatch-like Skunk Ape; the ghost "Vivian" who haunts the Hunter Arms Inn in St Cloud; mysterious orbs and noises at the Historic Hollywood Beach Resort; the pink fog of Tomoka State Park that leaves behind only the dismembered skeletons of those it envelops; and ghostly apparitions at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, formerly the Peabody Hotel, are yet more strange folktales of Florida.
Nature Reserves, State Forests, National Forests, State Parks, National Parks and Refuges in Florida
Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge with nesting loggerhead and green turtles; the 607 square mile Ocala National Forest; the 938 square mile Apalachicola National Forest; the large Big Cypress National Preserve, home to bears and Florida panthers; Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, which extends into Georgia; J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Sanibel Island with alligators, loggerhead turtles, manatees and the unique Sanibel Island rice rat; Osceola National Forest where the Skunk Ape is said to have been seen; the 220 square mile Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge at Cape Canaveral, where you may see grazing manatees and sea turtles as well as space launches; Caladesi Island State Park, said to have the best beaches in America; Manatee Springs State Park, the main attraction of which you can guess; and the 2500 square mile Everglades National Park, home of alligators, American crocodiles, Florida cougars, black bears, American flamingos and much more, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Florida.
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