Charleston Area SC hotels. Find hotels in Charleston Area South Carolina United States of America. Hints and tips for holidaymakers or business travellers. South Carolina attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. South Carolina scary or weird stories, monsters, myths, legends, folklore, hauntings and ghosts.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Charleston Area South Carolina hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Polana Hotel in Maputo, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the Langham Shanghai Xintiandi in Shanghai, Claridge's in London, the Fasano Hotel e Restaurante Rio in Rio de Janeiro, the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa and the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong. are some of the world's most famous hotels.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in South Carolina
The beaches of Hilton Head Island; the USS Yorktown in Charleston; watching birds and alligators in Huntington Beach State Park; the Dupont Planetarium in Aiken; Greenville Zoo; the grand antebellum mansions of Charleston's Historic District; the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston; the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia; Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia; the fine plantations, escpecially near Charleston; historic Fort Sumter in Charleston, where the Civil War began in earnest; Brookgreen Gardens at Huntington Beach; the beautiful sands, golfing and other attractions of Myrtle Beach; and the beautiful panoramas of Caesars Head State Park, are among the attractions of South Carolina.
Legends, Ghosts, Myths, Monsters, Scary Stories and Folklore in South Carolina
The terrifying lizard man of Scape Ore Swamp, near Bishopville; how an estate near Charleston brings ill fortune to its owners since a Native American chief, once the lover of a white woman, avenged her when her white husband betrayed her and tried to sell her land; the ghosts of Junius Brutus Booth (John Wilkes Booth's father) and a prostitute that haunt the Historic Dock Street Theatre in Charleston; the spectral, dwarfish jester Gauche, believed to have been one of Jean Ribault's sixteenth century colonists, that inexplicably haunts Dr Joseph Johnson House ("the Castle") in Beaufort, where it joined in the games of the Danner family children; the nightmarish hags of the Sea Islands (did they inspire the villainess in Popeye) that, unlike other witches, fear brooms; and the Gray Man of Pawleys Island, a ghost that tries to warn residents of impending storms and hurricanes, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of South Carolina.
Strange phenomena in the historic Hotel Aiken, once called Holley House, including the unexplained sounds of screaming and crying; the gremlins that haunt the Beaufort County Lbrary; the male ghost that lies down next to women in the Battery Carriage House Inn, Charleston; the many hauntings of Graniteville Cemetery, including uncanny screams, phantoms that grasp your ankles if you walk on their graves and a ghostly woman who places flowers on the graves of children; the ghosts of two Boston terriers,one of which, in life, saved a boy from drowning, that still play together on the beach and in the surf of Pawleys Island, near the Pelican Inn, which was their home; and the ghost that haunts the "Negro balcony" of the Abbeville Opera House, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in South Carolina.
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