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    Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Franklinton North Carolina hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. Claridge's in London, the Arena Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa, the Royal Tulip Rio de Janeiro, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong, the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong and the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana. are some of the world's most famous hotels.

    Attractions and Sights/Places to See in North Carolina

    Ocean Isle Beach; Mingo Falls near Cherokee; Sunset Beach; Raleigh, the state capital; the North Carolina Zoo; Winston-Salem; Greensboro; the Whalehead Club, a former hunting lodge in the Outer Banks, which now houses a museum in its art nouveau building; Bald Head Island; the Wright Brothers National Memorial at Kill Devil Hills near Kitty Hawk; Oconaluftee Indian Village in Cherokee; Durham; Charlotte, the state's biggest city; Currituck Beach Light, a working lighthouse in Corolla Village; Wilmington and Cape Fear; and the Great Smoky Mountains, are among the attractions of North Carolina.

    Folklore, Ghosts, Monsters, Scary Stories, Myths and Legends in North Carolina

    The headless ghost of Blackbeard the pirate who swims at Teach's Hole, Ocracoke Island; the angelic warriors who battled on winged horses at Chimney Rock, confirming the truth of the War in Heaven; the two men and a woman, spectres, who still haunt the Thalian Hall theater in Wilmington; the burning ghost ship seen near Ocracoke Island, a spectral reminder that a ship's crew murdered their passengers for gold and then destroyed the evidence; the well documented but mysterious Brown Mountain lights, believed by some to be connected with UFOs and alien abductions; the ghost of conductor Joe Baldwin, killed by a train, whose lantern light may still be seen at Maco; the fierce phantom hound of Valle Crucis; the phantom, filmed in 1967, seen in Wilmington's Price-Gause House; the pre-Columbian white tribe, descendants of Jonah, who inhabited the land near Looking Glass Rock; and the feline, vampiristic Beast of Bladenboro, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of North Carolina.

    The mischievious Pink Lady of Grove Park Inn, Asheville, who is a spirit but not a gin cocktail; Devil's Courthouse (sometimes Court House) near Brevard, where Cherokee legend asserts that Satan sits in judgment; Boojum of Eaglenest Mountain (Eagle Nest Mountain), a sasquatch said to guard a treasure of gemstones and presumably named after Lewis Carroll's snark; the duellist and the lady whose spirits haunt the New Hanover County Library in Wilmington; not Dracula but Jutaculla (Judaculla), a slant-eyed giant that dwells in the caves of Devil's Courthouse and/or Tanasee Bald (Tannasee Bald) in the appropriately named Transylvania County (Tanasee Bald extends into Haywood County, where the bigfoot-like Boojum prowls); the Cameron Village Sewer Blob, also known as the Poop Monster; the Black Eyed Kid of Triangle Town Center in Raleigh; the musical water sprite in the pools of the French Broad River, east of Asheville, who dooms those it lures, not indifferently like the lorelei but with the deliberate malevolence of a siren; the spirits of appropriately named Cape Fear, including Confederate General William Whiting in Fort Fisher, south of Wilmington; and the face that appears if you gaze into a spring of the Great Balsam Mountains, which may not be your own but the hideous visage of a Cherokee woman, cursed by a manitou because of her flirtatiousness, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in North Carolina.


    America is one of the largest, most most varied and most interesting countries in the world. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Albuquerque, Corpus Christi, Philadelphia, Dallas, Indianapolis, New Orleans, Chicago, Santa Fe, Las Vegas, Houston, Savannah, Phoenix, Sitka, Washington DC, Atlantic City, Juneau, Fort Lauderdale, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Miami, New York, Seattle, Lake Tahoe, Minneapolis, Honolulu, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, Fairbanks, Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, St Louis, Skagway, San Diego and Anchorage 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 Appalachians, Bryce Canyon, the Ozarks, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Everglades, Yellowstone National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, Mount Rainier National Park, the Adirondacks, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, rodeos, Glacier Bay National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Route 66, Niagara Falls, the Disney resorts, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Yosemite National Park, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Mount Rushmore, the Florida Keys, the Grand Canyon, the California coastline and the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii.

    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. By the way, you will find other Camelopard tips, hints, anecdotes or warnings on other pages of the website.

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