Carteret NJ hotels. Find rooms / hotels in Carteret New Jersey United States of America. New Jersey national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. Tips for travel abroad, countrywide or at home. New Jersey folklore, legends, myths, ghosts, monsters and hauntings.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Carteret New Jersey hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong, the Villa D'Este on Lake Como and the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Legends, Myths, Scary Stories, Ghosts, Folklore and Monsters in New Jersey
The kitchen worker and old woman (who likes children and favours room 10) in the Hotel Macomber, Cape May; the many apparitions of the historic Union Hotel, Flemington, including children's shoes that walk by themselves; the fog of Shades of Death Road (bordering Jenny Jump State Forest in Warren County), which follows cars and leaves footprints on them; the duo of snooty Victorian ladies, Esmerelda and Minerva, who are said to haunt the Red Cottage, an inn at 22 Jackson Street, Cape May; Captain Kidd's treasure, hidden on the Shark River (in a feature known as Coffin Island or Money Hill) and guarded by the spirits of six groaning and screaming buccaneers, some in skeletal form; the light orb of Lenape Lane that chases people to Shades of Death Road (pray that the light does not turn red); the apparitions of the Inn of the Hawke in Lambertville; and the horned, bat-winged Jersey Devil of the Pine Barrens, whose screams may be heard even if you are fortunate enough not to see it, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of New Jersey.
Strange phenomena at Ye Olde Centerton Inn in Pittsgrove, including the crying of a little girl; the Lenape spirits of Ghost Lake in Jenny Jump State Forest, possibly the site of a Native American burial ground; the mysteries of Fairy Hole cave, a Native American sacred site near Ghost Lake; the story of Jenny who leapt to her death, from Jenny Jump Mountain, to escape from a Native American warrior; the laughter of invisible children and other ghostly phenomena at the Grenville Hotel in Bay Head; the paranormal phenomena of the Neshanic Inn (formerly Murphy's Crocodile Inn) in Neshanic Station; the nine witches that dwell among the rocks of the Great Falls of the Passaic River; and the spirit of a suicidal jumper, said to haunt the tenth floor of the parking garage in the Trump Taj Mahal hotel in Atlantic City, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in New Jersey.
Reptiles, Birds, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of New Jersey
Timber rattlesnakes, squirrels, groundhogs (woodchucks), coyotes, Northern pine snakes, red cardinals, Eastern tiger salamanders, the densest population of white-tailed deer on the continent, chipmunks, raccoons, blue tailed skinks, Northern black racers, semipalmated sandpipers, red bellied woodpeckers, American goldfinches (the official state birds), red foxes, skunks, great egrets, ruddy turnstones, red knots, garter snakes, whales, white herons, rabbits, bald eagles, beavers, piping plovers, snapping turtles, New Jersey Pine Barrens tree frogs, American woodcocks, wild turkeys, Northern copperheads, dolphins, horseshoe crabs, sanderlings, black rat snakes, blue herons, black bears and turkey vultures are among the wild animals of New Jersey.
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