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We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Florida City Florida hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, the Villa D'Este on Lake Como, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund and the Grand Hyatt Macau. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Florida
Orlando's Walt Disney World including the Magic Kingdom, the Epcot Center and the Animal Kingdom (where you can go on an African safari); the romantic Florida Keys including Key West, once the haunt of pirates; Orlando's Sea World and Universal Studios theme parks; Sanibel Island; the Art Deco hotels of Miami Beach; wonderful subtropical beaches bordering the Caribbean Sea; Sarasota, winter home of Ringling Brothers Circus and permanent home to their museum; the Fort East Martello Museum and Gardens in Key West; Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral (once known as Cape Kennedy), from which America's astronauts have been launched; Pensacola; Tampa Bay with the Busch Gardens amusement park; Gatorland; St Petersburg; the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation with the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Indian Museum; and the cobbled streets of St Augustine, the oldest European settlement in the USA, are among the attractions of Florida.
Monsters, Ghosts, Folklore, Scary Stories, Legends and Myths in Florida
Sewer rats so huge that people have petted them like dogs; ghostly apparitions at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, formerly the Peabody Hotel; the ghost of the Jameson Inn, quite modern but already haunted, on Cracker Barrel Drive in Crestview; strange phenomena at the historic Mary Phifer McKenzie House, part of the Sweetwater Branch Inn in Gainesville; the Wiccademous Grave of the atmospheric shrimping village Fernandina Beach, on Amelia Island, where the spirit of a witch causes the earth to tremble; unusual hauntings of a Victorian guesthouse, Artist House, in Key West (the turret is said to be haunted, both by Anne, the wife of artist and author Robert Eugene "Gene" Otto and by the malevolent spirit of a sailor doll, also called Robert - the "possessed" doll itself is sometimes displayed in the Fort East Martello Museum or at the Old Post Office and Customhouse and is claimed to be the inpiration for the Chucky movies); and the Fountain of Youth, searched for by the conquistador Ponce de Leon, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Florida.
Umatilla Cemetery with its screaming woman and phantom children; the phantom lighthouse keeper at the St Augustine Lighthouse and Museum; unexplained phenomena at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Miami (ghostly events are associated with the fact that the hotel was used as a soldiers' hospital during WW2); the Saint Augustine Monster, a real carcass that has never been positively identified; the Elusive Muck Monster of Lake Worth Lagoon; spirits of the Agustin Inn in the St Augustine Historic District, including a man in white, who walks through walls and who may also be the ghostly Chiles who "goes bump in the night"; and the gash-throated phantom of Luc Simone Aury that haunts the area outsde of the Amelia Island Museum of History, formerly the Old Jail where he was hanged, in Fernandina Beach (his attempt at suicide failed and his throat was stitched by a surgeon but the long drop of the gallows caused his wound to open and shower the horrified spectators with blood - Aury couldn't have planned it better if he had tried!), are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Florida.
The pink fog of Tomoka State Park that leaves behind only the dismembered skeletons of those it envelops; the ghost of a former owner that haunts the Inn at New World Landing, Pensacola; the spectre in a top hat that haunts the Vinoy Renaissance Hotel in St Petersburg; the Fairchid Oak of Ormond Beach, haunted my a male spectre, possibly a suicide; spectral lights and other mysterious phenomena at the Indian River Inn & Conference Center in New Smyrna; the thoroughfare popularly called Bloody Bucket Road and the similarly prefixed bridge and woods in Wauchula where, at night, blood appears in the water below the bridge and the sound of crying babies is heard from the woods (a murderous midwife is said to have been haunted by a bucket that supernaturally filled with the blood of her victims, which she tried to pour out at the bridge); and the ghost "Vivian" who haunts the Hunter Arms Inn in St Cloud, are more weird folklore associated with Florida.
The phantom of the Olde Marco Inn on Marco Island; the pink, horned, serpentine monster of the St John's River; the ghosts of Miss Sunshine Gibson and Captain Wood in the historic, Cracker styled, Gibson Inn in Apalachicola; the White Lady, Julia, who haunts Rolling Acres Road in appropriately named Lady Lake, along with a hooded phantom; the phantom maid who makes a nuisance of herself in the historic St Francis Inn, St Augstine; the toilet-lurking Two Striped Telamonia spider; mysterious orbs and noises at the Historic Hollywood Beach Resort; hauntings at Ocean Key Resort and Spa, Key West; the smelly and sasquatch-like Skunk Ape; and the numerous ghosts of the Cassadaga Hotel, Cassadaga, which embraces its phantom guests and usually has a professional psychic on hand (spectres include girls Katlin and Sarah, Gentleman Jack with his trademark cigar and a rather naughty ghost called Arthur), are yet more strange folktales of Florida.
Camelopard travel advice may be useful all over the world but you have chosen a page related to the USA. It is well-known that in Europe you should see London, Paris, Rome, Naples, Florence, Venice and Athens but in the USA you should see Minneapolis, Miami, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Fort Lauderdale, San Francisco, New Orleans, Dallas, Honolulu, Detroit, Sitka, Seattle, Las Vegas, Indianapolis, Atlantic City, Fairbanks, Atlanta, Santa Fe, Phoenix, Lake Tahoe, Savannah, St Louis, Houston, Anchorage, Boston, Sacramento, Corpus Christi, Washington DC, Salt Lake City, San Diego, Juneau, Albuquerque, Philadelphia, Chicago, Skagway and New York. Then perhaps you can say that you are familiar with the United States of America. The Disney resorts, the Grand Canyon, Niagara Falls, Route 66, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Bryce Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the wild west town of Tombstone, rodeos, Glacier Bay National Park, Mount Rushmore, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Ozarks, Yosemite National Park, the California coastline, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Florida Keys, the Everglades, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Appalachians, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Adirondacks, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska and Yellowstone National Park are other places, sights or events that can justify your claim to know America. Good luck on your travels.
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