Florence SC hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in Florence South Carolina USA. South Carolina national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. Strange or scary tales, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends, myths and ghosts of South Carolina. Camelopard's wisdom for travellers.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Florence South Carolina hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China, the Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, the Villa D'Este on Lake Como, the Polana Hotel in Maputo and the Chelsea Hotel in New York. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in South Carolina
The Dupont Planetarium in Aiken; watching birds and alligators in Huntington Beach State Park; historic Fort Sumter in Charleston, where the Civil War began in earnest; the USS Yorktown in Charleston; the beautiful sands, golfing and other attractions of Myrtle Beach; the beaches of Hilton Head Island; Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia; the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston; Brookgreen Gardens at Huntington Beach; the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia; the grand antebellum mansions of Charleston's Historic District; the fine plantations, escpecially near Charleston; the beautiful panoramas of Caesars Head State Park; and Greenville Zoo, are among the attractions of South Carolina.
Scary Stories, Legends, Monsters, Myths, Folklore and Ghosts in South Carolina
The Gray Man of Pawleys Island, a ghost that tries to warn residents of impending storms and hurricanes; 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; strange phenomena in the historic Hotel Aiken, once called Holley House, including the unexplained sounds of screaming and crying; the ghost that haunts the "Negro balcony" of the Abbeville Opera House; the nightmarish hags of the Sea Islands (did they inspire the villainess in Popeye) that, unlike other witches, fear brooms; and the male ghost that lies down next to women in the Battery Carriage House Inn, Charleston, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of South Carolina.
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 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; 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 terrifying lizard man of Scape Ore Swamp, near Bishopville; and the gremlins that haunt the Beaufort County Lbrary, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in South Carolina.
So you want to see America. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Salt Lake City, Seattle, San Francisco, St Louis, Indianapolis, Miami, Kansas City, Juneau, Fort Lauderdale, Fairbanks, Atlantic City, Phoenix, Washington DC, Sitka, Detroit, Anchorage, Skagway, Las Vegas, Dallas, Lake Tahoe, Sacramento, Atlanta, Honolulu, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Santa Fe, Houston, Philadelphia, Chicago, Corpus Christi, Albuquerque, New York, Los Angeles, Savannah, Boston and San Diego 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 Adirondacks, the Florida Keys, Mount Rainier National Park, Yellowstone National Park, rodeos, the California coastline, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Niagara Falls, Yosemite National Park, the Everglades, Route 66, Bryce Canyon, the Appalachians, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the Ozarks, the Grand Canyon, Mount Rushmore, the Disney resorts, Glacier Bay National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, the wild west town of Tombstone and Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa.
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. From camelopard.com, a heartfelt Bon Voyage!
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