Birmingham AL hotels. Find hotels in Birmingham Alabama United States of America. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Alabama. Alabama myths, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends and ghosts. Camelopard presents advice, anecdotes and warnings for travellers.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Birmingham Alabama hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Villa D'Este on Lake Como, the Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, the Grand Hyatt Macau, the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa, the Imperial Hotel in Delhi and the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel in Macau. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Myths, Folklore, Monsters, Ghosts, Legends and Scary Stories in Alabama
The horned Choccolocco monster that terrified the eponymous town (a man called Neal Williamson later claimed that he was the monster but you may choose not to believe him); the ghost of Colonel Tutwiler in the Tutwiler Hotel, Birmingham (more properly, as I write, called the mouthful "Hampton Inn and Suites Birmingham-Downtown-Tutwiler"); the ghost of a woman and uncanny piano playing that haunt the Victoria Inn in Anniston; the face embedded in a window of Pickens County Courthouse, Carrollton, thought by some to be the visage of an alleged criminal who cursed the town before he was lynched by an angry mob; the creation of Blue Pond near Oxford, by a great sinkhole that swallowed nearly two thousand Native Americans who had gathered to watch the burning of two suspected witches; and how the Space Camp in Huntsville combines modern science with ancient paranormal forces by being haunted by the ghost of a man bured in debris after an explosion, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Alabama.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Alabama
The Birmingham Museum of Art; the W C Handy Home Museum and Library in Florence; Rickwood Caverns State Park; the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute; Horseshoe Bend National Military Park, celebrating how General Andrew Jackson, later president, led a force of 3300 well armed men against 1000 Creek warriors and predictably defeated them, forcing the Creek nations to sign over much of what are today Alabama and Georgia; archaeologically rich Russell Cave National Monument; Birmingham Zoo; Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site, celebrating the achievements of Booker T Washington and George Washington Carver; the mineral spa of Bladon Springs State Park; Gulf State Park; the USS Alabama Battleship Memorial Park in Mobile; the Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery; the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa; The US Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville; the National Voting Rights Museum and Institute in Selma; Mobile Bay and Dauphin Island; the Frank Lloyd Wright Rosenbaum House Museum in Florence; and scenic Little River Canyon National Preserve, are among the attractions of Alabama.
Some people say that they have no desire to visit America because they have seen so much of it on TV and in the movies. However, there is no substitute for the real thing. Nobody can visit all of America but if you have seen the cities of Juneau, Seattle, Santa Fe, St Louis, Indianapolis, Skagway, Washington DC, Anchorage, Miami, Phoenix, Philadelphia, Albuquerque, Boston, Lake Tahoe, Savannah, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, New Orleans, San Diego, Fort Lauderdale, San Francisco, Detroit, Fairbanks, Los Angeles, Houston, Sacramento, Dallas, Sitka, Honolulu, Chicago, Minneapolis, Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Kansas City, Corpus Christi and New York you can be regarded as well travelled within the United States. Other world famous USA destinations include The Appalachians, the Ozarks, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Yosemite National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone, Niagara Falls, Mount Rushmore, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Everglades, rodeos, the Adirondacks, Glacier Bay National Park, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Yellowstone National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Disney resorts, the Florida Keys, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the California coastline, Bryce Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park, the Grand Canyon, Route 66 and Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi. See as much as you can of the only country in the world that includes territory both in the Arctic and in the tropics. Whether you travel America for business or pleasure, enjoy your journey.
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