Newark NJ hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in Newark New Jersey United States of America. New Jersey attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. New Jersey folklore, legends, myths, ghosts, monsters and hauntings. Hints and tips for holidaymakers or business travellers.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Newark New Jersey hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel in Macau, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, the Mandarin Oriental Pudong in Shanghai and the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and other Wildlife / Fauna of New Jersey
Semipalmated sandpipers, New Jersey Pine Barrens tree frogs, bald eagles, ruddy turnstones, black bears, piping plovers, horseshoe crabs, groundhogs (woodchucks), timber rattlesnakes, dolphins, whales, blue tailed skinks, red foxes, red cardinals, red bellied woodpeckers, squirrels, red knots, beavers, raccoons, rabbits, great egrets, white herons, Eastern tiger salamanders, sanderlings, black rat snakes, Northern pine snakes, chipmunks, turkey vultures, blue herons, skunks, snapping turtles, American woodcocks, Northern black racers, Northern copperheads, the densest population of white-tailed deer on the continent, garter snakes, coyotes, wild turkeys and American goldfinches (the official state birds) are among the wild animals of New Jersey.
Folklore, Scary Stories, Ghosts, Monsters, Legends and Myths in New Jersey
The nine witches that dwell among the rocks of the Great Falls of the Passaic River; strange phenomena at Ye Olde Centerton Inn in Pittsgrove, including the crying of a little girl; the laughter of invisible children and other ghostly phenomena at the Grenville Hotel in Bay Head; the Lenape spirits of Ghost Lake in Jenny Jump State Forest, possibly the site of a Native American burial ground; the paranormal phenomena of the Neshanic Inn (formerly Murphy's Crocodile Inn) in Neshanic Station; the horned, bat-winged Jersey Devil of the Pine Barrens, whose screams may be heard even if you are fortunate enough not to see it; the kitchen worker and old woman (who likes children and favours room 10) in the Hotel Macomber, Cape May; and the light orb of Lenape Lane that chases people to Shades of Death Road (pray that the light does not turn red), are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of New Jersey.
The spirit of a suicidal jumper, said to haunt the tenth floor of the parking garage in the Trump Taj Mahal hotel in Atlantic City; the fog of Shades of Death Road (bordering Jenny Jump State Forest in Warren County), which follows cars and leaves footprints on them; the duo of snooty Victorian ladies, Esmerelda and Minerva, who are said to haunt the Red Cottage, an inn at 22 Jackson Street, Cape May; the apparitions of the Inn of the Hawke in Lambertville; the story of Jenny who leapt to her death, from Jenny Jump Mountain, to escape from a Native American warrior; the mysteries of Fairy Hole cave, a Native American sacred site near Ghost Lake; the many apparitions of the historic Union Hotel, Flemington, including children's shoes that walk by themselves; and Captain Kidd's treasure, hidden on the Shark River (in a feature known as Coffin Island or Money Hill) and guarded by the spirits of six groaning and screaming buccaneers, some in skeletal form, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in New Jersey.
Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Salt Lake City, Skagway, Atlanta, Boston, Savannah, Anchorage, New York, San Diego, Detroit, Dallas, Chicago, New Orleans, Miami, Lake Tahoe, Sacramento, Juneau, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, St Louis, Seattle, Kansas City, Sitka, Washington DC, Phoenix, Atlantic City, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, Fairbanks, Houston, Santa Fe, San Francisco, Albuquerque, Honolulu and Corpus Christi 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 Bryce Canyon, the Appalachians, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Grand Canyon, the Adirondacks, the Disney resorts, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the California coastline, the Okefenokee Swamp, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, rodeos, Yellowstone National Park, Route 66, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the wild west town of Tombstone, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the Florida Keys, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Ozarks, Mount Rainier National Park, Glacier Bay National Park, Mount Rushmore, Yosemite National Park, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Everglades and Niagara Falls.
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. Happy travelling!
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