Blue Ridge Area GA hotels. Find rooms / hotels in Blue Ridge Area Georgia USA. Anecdotes, hints, tips and warnings by Camelopard. Georgia attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Georgia myths, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends and ghosts.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Blue Ridge Area Georgia hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, the Fasano Hotel e Restaurante Rio in Rio de Janeiro, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau, Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech) and the Renaissance Suzhou Hotel in Suzhou China. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Ghosts, Folklore, Legends, Monsters, Myths and Scary Stories in Georgia
The statue of little Gracie Watson in Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, which is said to weep blood if anyone steals the presents which are sometimes left on her grave; a cave, near the source of the Hiwassee River, containing many human skulls whose former owners haunted a farmer, who had foolishly removed them, until he wisely put them back; Altamaha-ha, the green sea serpent that haunts the area near the Altamaha River estuary; the female spectre of the town square, Savannah, who sometimes follows people around (she is seeking her baby who was born just before the woman was hanged for murder); a stream that rejuvenates all who bathe in it (is its source the Fountain of Youth in Florida?); the phantom of Edwin Booth, brother of Abraham Lincoln's asassin, in Springer Opera House, Columbus; the vengeful old woman who at night led several unsuspecting Native Americans to their doom at Toccoa Falls; and the elderly woman whose ghost haunts the grand, antebellum Hay House in Macon, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Georgia.
The strange phenomena in John W Woolfolk House (Colonial Apartments), sometimes called The House of a Thousand Cadavers, in Columbus (the house contains private dwellings so do not be a nuisance); the spectres of Confederate officers and their ladies who still promenade on the River Walk, Augusta; the headless horseman of Whitmire in Hall County, sometimes heard rather than seen, who rides straight at his victims before disappearing; the Natchez princess Nacoochee, who killed herself for love and who is said to be interred with her paramour in the eponymous Nacoochee Mound; The velociraptor-like Georgia Raptor; the revellers of Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, who do not realise that the plantation house burned down long ago; the many hauntings (some in animal form) of Towns County, where the Hiwassee (Hiawassee) River forms on Rocky Mountain; and the pillar on Broad Street, Augusta, to which slaves were once chained and which causes the death of anyone who attempts to remove it, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Georgia.
Birds, Reptiles, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of Georgia
White-tailed deer, feral pigs, cottomouths, sandhill cranes, manatees, bobcats, black vultures, prothonotary warblers, wood storks, minks, gopher tortoises, black bears, wild turkeys, raccoons, alligators, river otters, feral nine-banded armadillos, turkey vultures, leatherback turtles, bald eagles, dolphins, hellbender salamanders and loggerhead turtles are among the wild animals of Georgia.
You cannot claim to have seen the world unless you have travelled in the USA. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Philadelphia, Santa Fe, Atlanta, Miami, Anchorage, New York, Fairbanks, Fort Lauderdale, Indianapolis, San Diego, Sacramento, Savannah, Kansas City, Albuquerque, Los Angeles, Sitka, Washington DC, San Francisco, Juneau, Atlantic City, Honolulu, Detroit, St Louis, Chicago, Dallas, Corpus Christi, Lake Tahoe, Phoenix, New Orleans, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Houston, Boston, Skagway and Minneapolis 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 The Everglades, Yellowstone National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Florida Keys, the Okefenokee Swamp, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Bryce Canyon, Route 66, the California coastline, rodeos, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Disney resorts, Mount Rainier National Park, the Appalachians, the Ozarks, Niagara Falls, Yosemite National Park, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the Grand Canyon, the Adirondacks, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Mount Rushmore, Glacier Bay National Park 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. Camelopard suggests using well-known companies for your hotel reservations.
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