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    We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Macon Georgia hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Polana Hotel in Maputo, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the Chelsea Hotel in New York, the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau and the Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel in Rio de Janeiro. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.

    Scary Stories, Ghosts, Monsters, Legends, Myths and Folklore in Georgia

    The statue of little Gracie Watson in Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, which is said to weep blood if anyone steals the presents which are sometimes left on her grave; the elderly woman whose ghost haunts the grand, antebellum Hay House in Macon; The velociraptor-like Georgia Raptor; the strange phenomena in John W Woolfolk House (Colonial Apartments), sometimes called The House of a Thousand Cadavers, in Columbus (the house contains private dwellings so do not be a nuisance); the vengeful old woman who at night led several unsuspecting Native Americans to their doom at Toccoa Falls; the Natchez princess Nacoochee, who killed herself for love and who is said to be interred with her paramour in the eponymous Nacoochee Mound; the phantom of Edwin Booth, brother of Abraham Lincoln's asassin, in Springer Opera House, Columbus; and the revellers of Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, who do not realise that the plantation house burned down long ago, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Georgia.

    The spectres of Confederate officers and their ladies who still promenade on the River Walk, Augusta; a cave, near the source of the Hiwassee River, containing many human skulls whose former owners haunted a farmer, who had foolishly removed them, until he wisely put them back; the female spectre of the town square, Savannah, who sometimes follows people around (she is seeking her baby who was born just before the woman was hanged for murder); the many hauntings (some in animal form) of Towns County, where the Hiwassee (Hiawassee) River forms on Rocky Mountain; Altamaha-ha, the green sea serpent that haunts the area near the Altamaha River estuary; a stream that rejuvenates all who bathe in it (is its source the Fountain of Youth in Florida?); the headless horseman of Whitmire in Hall County, sometimes heard rather than seen, who rides straight at his victims before disappearing; and the pillar on Broad Street, Augusta, to which slaves were once chained and which causes the death of anyone who attempts to remove it, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Georgia.

    Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Georgia

    Broxton Rocks; Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta; Pebble Hill Plantation; the Gone With the Wind Museum in Marietta; the World of Coca Cola in Atlanta; Stone Mountain Park with attractions such as giant carvings of American presidents; Atlanta's Fox Theater; Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, the largest in the world; Callaway Gardens; the Bavarian architecture and festivals of Alpine Helen; Zoo Atlanta; the cobbled streets and colonial architecture of Savannah Historic District; Warm Springs; the Ohoopee Sand Dunes; the Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site; historic Madison, which even General Sherman could not bear to burn; and Margaret Mitchell House and Museum in Atlanta, are among the attractions of Georgia.


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

    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, a heartfelt Bon Voyage!

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