Naples FL hotels. Reserve accommodation in hotels in Naples Florida United States of America. Monsters, myths, legends, folklore, ghosts and hauntings of Florida. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Florida. Advice for travellers from Camelopard.com.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Naples Florida hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Fasano Hotel e Restaurante Rio in Rio de Janeiro, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, the Renaissance Suzhou Hotel in Suzhou China, the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa, Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech), Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar and the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Florida
The romantic Florida Keys including Key West, once the haunt of pirates; Orlando's Walt Disney World including the Magic Kingdom, the Epcot Center and the Animal Kingdom (where you can go on an African safari); Pensacola; the Fort East Martello Museum and Gardens in Key West; wonderful subtropical beaches bordering the Caribbean Sea; Sanibel Island; Orlando's Sea World and Universal Studios theme parks; the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation with the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Indian Museum; St Petersburg; Gatorland; Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral (once known as Cape Kennedy), from which America's astronauts have been launched; the cobbled streets of St Augustine, the oldest European settlement in the USA; the Art Deco hotels of Miami Beach; Sarasota, winter home of Ringling Brothers Circus and permanent home to their museum; and Tampa Bay with the Busch Gardens amusement park, are among the attractions of Florida.
Monsters, Myths, Folklore, Legends, Scary Stories and Ghosts in Florida
The phantom maid who makes a nuisance of herself in the historic St Francis Inn, St Augstine; the Fairchid Oak of Ormond Beach, haunted my a male spectre, possibly a suicide; ghostly apparitions at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, formerly the Peabody Hotel; the smelly and sasquatch-like Skunk Ape; the gash-throated phantom of Luc Simone Aury that haunts the area outsde of the Amelia Island Museum of History, formerly the Old Jail where he was hanged, in Fernandina Beach (his attempt at suicide failed and his throat was stitched by a surgeon but the long drop of the gallows caused his wound to open and shower the horrified spectators with blood - Aury couldn't have planned it better if he had tried!); the Fountain of Youth, searched for by the conquistador Ponce de Leon; and hauntings at Ocean Key Resort and Spa, Key West, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Florida.
The pink fog of Tomoka State Park that leaves behind only the dismembered skeletons of those it envelops; the White Lady, Julia, who haunts Rolling Acres Road in appropriately named Lady Lake, along with a hooded phantom; the ghost of a former owner that haunts the Inn at New World Landing, Pensacola; the thoroughfare popularly called Bloody Bucket Road and the similarly prefixed bridge and woods in Wauchula where, at night, blood appears in the water below the bridge and the sound of crying babies is heard from the woods (a murderous midwife is said to have been haunted by a bucket that supernaturally filled with the blood of her victims, which she tried to pour out at the bridge); the phantom lighthouse keeper at the St Augustine Lighthouse and Museum; the ghosts of Miss Sunshine Gibson and Captain Wood in the historic, Cracker styled, Gibson Inn in Apalachicola; and the phantom of the Olde Marco Inn on Marco Island, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Florida.
Unexplained phenomena at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Miami (ghostly events are associated with the fact that the hotel was used as a soldiers' hospital during WW2); the ghost of the Jameson Inn, quite modern but already haunted, on Cracker Barrel Drive in Crestview; sewer rats so huge that people have petted them like dogs; strange phenomena at the historic Mary Phifer McKenzie House, part of the Sweetwater Branch Inn in Gainesville; the Wiccademous Grave of the atmospheric shrimping village Fernandina Beach, on Amelia Island, where the spirit of a witch causes the earth to tremble; the numerous ghosts of the Cassadaga Hotel, Cassadaga, which embraces its phantom guests and usually has a professional psychic on hand (spectres include girls Katlin and Sarah, Gentleman Jack with his trademark cigar and a rather naughty ghost called Arthur); and the toilet-lurking Two Striped Telamonia spider, are more weird folklore associated with Florida.
Mysterious orbs and noises at the Historic Hollywood Beach Resort; Umatilla Cemetery with its screaming woman and phantom children; the pink, horned, serpentine monster of the St John's River; the spectre in a top hat that haunts the Vinoy Renaissance Hotel in St Petersburg; the Elusive Muck Monster of Lake Worth Lagoon; unusual hauntings of a Victorian guesthouse, Artist House, in Key West (the turret is said to be haunted, both by Anne, the wife of artist and author Robert Eugene "Gene" Otto and by the malevolent spirit of a sailor doll, also called Robert - the "possessed" doll itself is sometimes displayed in the Fort East Martello Museum or at the Old Post Office and Customhouse and is claimed to be the inpiration for the Chucky movies); spectral lights and other mysterious phenomena at the Indian River Inn & Conference Center in New Smyrna; the Saint Augustine Monster, a real carcass that has never been positively identified; spirits of the Agustin Inn in the St Augustine Historic District, including a man in white, who walks through walls and who may also be the ghostly Chiles who "goes bump in the night"; and the ghost "Vivian" who haunts the Hunter Arms Inn in St Cloud, are yet more strange folktales of Florida.
Almost everyone wants to travel in the USA. How well can you know the USA? Try visiting Fairbanks, Savannah, Juneau, Houston, Honolulu, Santa Fe, Fort Lauderdale, Detroit, Sacramento, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Albuquerque, St Louis, Dallas, Boston, Indianapolis, Corpus Christi, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Sitka, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Chicago, Washington DC, Atlantic City, San Diego, Anchorage, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Phoenix, New York, Lake Tahoe, Seattle, Miami and Skagway. Nobody can see every part of the United States of America but those cities are probably the ones that nearly everybody on earth has heard of. Yellowstone National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Florida Keys, Mount Rainier National Park, the Disney resorts, Yosemite National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, Route 66, Mount Rushmore, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the California coastline, Bryce Canyon, the Adirondacks, the Everglades, the wild west town of Tombstone, the Ozarks, the Appalachians, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Niagara Falls, rodeos, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Glacier Bay National Park and the Grand Canyon are also iconic sights and destinations. Camelopard.com hopes that you find its travel advice and anecdotes helpful or amusing.
Camelopard offers travel advice and suggestsions for accommodation, including hotels in Naples Florida FL. Why not travel and stay in luxury?