Hilton Head Area SC hotels. Reservations for hotels in Hilton Head Area South Carolina United States of America. Strange or scary tales, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends, myths and ghosts of South Carolina. Travel advice suggested by Camelopard. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of South Carolina.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Hilton Head Area South Carolina hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Arena Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, the Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Fasano Hotel e Restaurante Rio in Rio de Janeiro, Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech) and the Savoy Hotel in London. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Monsters, Ghosts, Myths, Legends, Scary Stories and Folklore in South Carolina
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; strange phenomena in the historic Hotel Aiken, once called Holley House, including the unexplained sounds of screaming and crying; 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 ghost that haunts the "Negro balcony" of the Abbeville Opera House; 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; and 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, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of South Carolina.
The gremlins that haunt the Beaufort County Lbrary; the nightmarish hags of the Sea Islands (did they inspire the villainess in Popeye) that, unlike other witches, fear brooms; the male ghost that lies down next to women in the Battery Carriage House Inn, Charleston; the ghosts of Junius Brutus Booth (John Wilkes Booth's father) and a prostitute that haunt the Historic Dock Street Theatre in Charleston; the terrifying lizard man of Scape Ore Swamp, near Bishopville; and the Gray Man of Pawleys Island, a ghost that tries to warn residents of impending storms and hurricanes, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in South Carolina.
Nature Reserves, State Parks, National Forests, National Parks, State Forests and Refuges in South Carolina
Kings Mountain State Park; Sumter National Forest; Lynches River State Park; Landsford Canal State Park; Little Pee Dee State Park; Colleton State Park; Lee State Park; Hunting Island State Park; Poinsett State Park; Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge; Myrtle Beach State Park; Baker Creek State Park; Andrew Jackson State Park; Lake Warren State Park; Edisto Beach State Park; Pleasant Ridge State Park; Croft State Park; Rose Hill State Park; Savannah National Wildlife Refuge; USS Yorktown State Park; Rivers Bridge State Park; Hampton Plantation State Park; Poinsett State Forest; Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge; scenic Caesars Head State Park; the bottomland hardwood forests and associated wildlife of Congaree National Park; Santee State Park; Ernest Rand Memorial State Forest; Oconee State Park; Paris Mountain State Park; Keowee Toxaway State Park; Lake Wateree State Park; Aiken State Park; Billy Dreher Island State Park; Sandhills State Forest; Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge; Redcliffe State Park; Hickory Knob State Park; Table Rock State Park; Chester State Park; Cheraw State Park; Greenwood State Park; Barnwell State Park; Old Santee Canal State Park; Woods Bay State Park; Givhans Ferry State Park; Sadlers Creek State Park; Harrison State Forest; Manchester State Forest; Santee National Wildlife Refuge; Sesquicentennial State Park; N R Goodale State Park; Hamilton Branch State Park; Francis Marion National Forest; Sand Hills State Forest; and Huntington Beach State Park with alligators and excellent bird watching, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of South Carolina.
Some people say that they have no desire to visit America because they have seen so much of it on TV and in the movies. However, there is no substitute for the real thing. 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 Detroit, Houston, Indianapolis, Fairbanks, Anchorage, Corpus Christi, San Francisco, Washington DC, Sitka, New York, Honolulu, Miami, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Juneau, Dallas, Lake Tahoe, Phoenix, Fort Lauderdale, San Diego, Savannah, New Orleans, St Louis, Santa Fe, Philadelphia, Boston, Atlantic City, Minneapolis, Seattle, Chicago, Atlanta, Skagway, Albuquerque, Los Angeles and Kansas City. Then perhaps you can say that you are familiar with the United States of America. The California coastline, Niagara Falls, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Yosemite National Park, Mount Rushmore, Glacier Bay National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone, the Everglades, the Ozarks, the Grand Canyon, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the Adirondacks, rodeos, Route 66, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Appalachians, the Florida Keys, Mount Rainier National Park, Bryce Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, the Disney resorts, the Okefenokee Swamp, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi and Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park are other places, sights or events that can justify your claim to know America. Camelopard.com and its staff hope that you enjoy your stay.
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