Myrtle Beach Area SC hotels. Find accommodation / hotels in Myrtle Beach Area South Carolina United States of America. Camelopard presents advice, anecdotes and warnings for travellers. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of South Carolina. South Carolina scary stories, ghosts, hauntings, myths, legends, monsters and folklore.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Myrtle Beach Area South Carolina hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, the Savoy Hotel in London, the Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong and the Mandarin Oriental Macau. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Scary Stories, Ghosts, Folklore, Legends, Myths and Monsters in South Carolina
The ghosts of Junius Brutus Booth (John Wilkes Booth's father) and a prostitute that haunt the Historic Dock Street Theatre in Charleston; 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 terrifying lizard man of Scape Ore Swamp, near Bishopville; the gremlins that haunt the Beaufort County Lbrary; strange phenomena in the historic Hotel Aiken, once called Holley House, including the unexplained sounds of screaming and crying; and the male ghost that lies down next to women in the Battery Carriage House Inn, Charleston, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of South Carolina.
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; 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; 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; the nightmarish hags of the Sea Islands (did they inspire the villainess in Popeye) that, unlike other witches, fear brooms; 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.
National Forests, State Forests, State Parks, National Parks, Nature Reserves and Refuges in South Carolina
Aiken State Park; Poinsett State Park; Redcliffe State Park; Hamilton Branch State Park; Savannah National Wildlife Refuge; Chester State Park; Paris Mountain State Park; Croft State Park; Harrison State Forest; Woods Bay State Park; Myrtle Beach State Park; Hampton Plantation State Park; Huntington Beach State Park with alligators and excellent bird watching; Baker Creek State Park; Oconee State Park; Edisto Beach State Park; Manchester State Forest; the bottomland hardwood forests and associated wildlife of Congaree National Park; Sandhills State Forest; Greenwood State Park; Lee State Park; Ernest Rand Memorial State Forest; Kings Mountain State Park; Keowee Toxaway State Park; Lake Warren State Park; Barnwell State Park; Billy Dreher Island State Park; Sadlers Creek State Park; Sesquicentennial State Park; Rose Hill State Park; Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge; Hunting Island State Park; Francis Marion National Forest; Givhans Ferry State Park; Rivers Bridge State Park; Pleasant Ridge State Park; Poinsett State Forest; Sumter National Forest; USS Yorktown State Park; Santee National Wildlife Refuge; Old Santee Canal State Park; Little Pee Dee State Park; Hickory Knob State Park; Santee State Park; Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge; Table Rock State Park; scenic Caesars Head State Park; Sand Hills State Forest; Colleton State Park; Lynches River State Park; N R Goodale State Park; Andrew Jackson State Park; Cheraw State Park; Lake Wateree State Park; Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge; and Landsford Canal State Park, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of South Carolina.
America is one country that nearly everyone wants to visit at some time in their lives. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Honolulu, Sitka, Kansas City, San Francisco, St Louis, Minneapolis, Santa Fe, Savannah, Indianapolis, Houston, Anchorage, Detroit, Atlanta, Washington DC, Fort Lauderdale, Dallas, New York, Miami, Salt Lake City, Boston, Corpus Christi, Atlantic City, Lake Tahoe, Chicago, Fairbanks, Juneau, Albuquerque, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Diego, Philadelphia, Seattle, Sacramento and Skagway 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 Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon, the Appalachians, the Disney resorts, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Everglades, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Mount Rainier National Park, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the Florida Keys, rodeos, the Ozarks, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Yellowstone National Park, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Glacier Bay National Park, the California coastline, Route 66, Yosemite National Park, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Adirondacks, Bryce Canyon, Mount Rushmore and the Okefenokee Swamp.
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. Travel safely and happily.
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