Fort Meade MD hotels. Find rooms / hotels in Fort Meade Maryland USA. Advice for travellers from Camelopard.com. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Maryland. Hauntings, monsters, ghosts, legends, folklore and myths of Maryland.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Fort Meade Maryland hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, the Villa D'Este on Lake Como, the Chelsea Hotel in New York, the Savoy Hotel in London, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, the Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi and the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Myths, Scary Stories, Folklore, Ghosts, Legends and Monsters in Maryland
The fearsome snallygaster, a tentacled predatory bird or dragon that stalks the Blue Ridge Mountains; the protective spirit of Madeline Dahlgren who haunts the historic Old South Mountain Inn in Boonsboro; the several hauntings of the sloop USS Constellation in Baltimore, including sailors, officers, a surgeon's assistant and a former watchman; the story of the Native American maiden of Indian Head, who swam for two miles across the Potomac to prove that she would risk her life to reach her lover, a captive of her chief held at a point on the Virginia bank; and the werewolf-like dewayo (dwayyo), seen in the vicinity of Middletown and, appropriately, Wolfsville, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Maryland.
The lady in gray who haunts the Edgar Allan Poe House in Baltimore; the ghostly games of bowls, played at Oyster Point, between Captain Kidd (who had committed himself to Satan by burying his bible) and his demonic companions; the lady in white who haunts the Yellow Turtle Inn in New Windsor; the goatman of Beltsville, possibly a mad scientist who was a victim of one of his own experiments, who swings his axe at passing cars; and the modern myth of the Blair Witch of Burkittsville, created by moviemakers, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Maryland.
Birds, Reptiles, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of Maryland
Robins, cormorants, skuas, godwits, storm-petrels, cuckoos, glossy ibises, blackbirds, catbirds, great egrets, terns, kestrels, razorbills, black-necked stilts, kingsnakes, goldeneyes, turkey vultures, jaegers, barn owls, green herons, coots, kites, hawks, red-headed woodpeckers, bobolinks, swifts, gadwalls, nighthawks, horseshoe crabs, black racers, American black vultures, ospreys, shearwaters, voles, sanderlings, shrikes, coyotes, American black ducks, American crows, great horned owls, mallards, tundra swans, stilts, scoters, Canada geese, whimbrels, river otters, cowbirds, raccoons, fulmars, screech owls, belted kingfishers, American white ibises, hummingbirds, little blue herons, copperheads, warblers, curlews, sparrows, vireos, bluebirds, gannets, mute swans, mockingbirds, barnacle geese, white-tailed deer, horned larks, snowy egrets, gulls, wrens, brown creepers, kittiwakes, pileated woodpeckers, meadowlarks, snowy owls, fox squirrels, loons, common dolphins, wigeons, Atlantic bottle nose dolphins, sandpipers, murres, snow geese, nuthatches, thrushes, mergansers, white-footed mice, red foxes, swallows, rails, American goldfinches, fish crows, thrashers, orchard orioles, canvasbacks, towhees, American woodcocks, cardinals, lapwings, wild turkeys, Baltimore orioles, plovers, dowitchers, turnstones, wood ducks, puffins, boobies, sandhill cranes, flycatchers, brown pelicans, mourning doves, purple finches, darters, martins, tanagers, chickadees, grebes, merlins, sapsuckers, peregrine falcons, American white pelicans, pipits, gallinules, kinglets, trumpeter swans, titmice, bald eagles, redpolls, great blue herons, black bears, harriers, phalaropes, American oystercatchers, pine siskins, cornsnakes, whippoorwills (whip-poor-wills), timber rattlesnakes, muskrats, waxwings, buntings, cottontail rabbits, dickcissels, night herons, American avocets, ravens, golden eagles, ruffed grouse and grosbeaks are among the wild animals of Maryland.
The USA is one of the most developed and technologically advanced countries in the world, yet has preserved much of its wilderness and beautiful scenery. 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 Boston, San Francisco, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Washington DC, Minneapolis, Salt Lake City, Miami, Atlantic City, Albuquerque, Atlanta, Detroit, Kansas City, Savannah, Fairbanks, Corpus Christi, Skagway, Dallas, Los Angeles, Anchorage, Philadelphia, New Orleans, Honolulu, New York, Lake Tahoe, Las Vegas, Houston, Phoenix, Santa Fe, Sacramento, Seattle, Juneau, Sitka, Indianapolis, St Louis and San Diego. Then perhaps you can say that you are familiar with the United States of America. The Appalachians, Glacier Bay National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Niagara Falls, the California coastline, the wild west town of Tombstone, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Bryce Canyon, rodeos, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Mount Rushmore, the Ozarks, the Grand Canyon, Route 66, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Everglades, the Disney resorts, Mount Rainier National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Florida Keys, the Adirondacks, Yellowstone National Park and Yosemite National Park are other places, sights or events that can justify your claim to know America. Visit Camelopard.com again, if not to travel then for another useful travel tip.
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