Piedmont SC hotels. Find rooms / hotels in Piedmont South Carolina United States of America. Advice for keeping safe on your journey. South Carolina fearsome critters, cryptozoology, ghosts, monsters, legends, hauntings, myths and folklore. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of South Carolina.
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Attractions and Sights/Places to See in South Carolina
The beaches of Hilton Head Island; the grand antebellum mansions of Charleston's Historic District; the Dupont Planetarium in Aiken; Brookgreen Gardens at Huntington Beach; the South Carolina Aquarium in Charleston; the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia; the fine plantations, escpecially near Charleston; Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in Columbia; Greenville Zoo; the beautiful panoramas of Caesars Head State Park; the USS Yorktown in Charleston; historic Fort Sumter in Charleston, where the Civil War began in earnest; the beautiful sands, golfing and other attractions of Myrtle Beach; and watching birds and alligators in Huntington Beach State Park, are among the attractions of South Carolina.
Legends, Ghosts, Myths, Monsters, Folklore and Scary Stories in South Carolina
The ghost that haunts the "Negro balcony" of the Abbeville Opera House; the ghosts of Junius Brutus Booth (John Wilkes Booth's father) and a prostitute that haunt the Historic Dock Street Theatre in Charleston; 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 terrifying lizard man of Scape Ore Swamp, near Bishopville; 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; and the nightmarish hags of the Sea Islands (did they inspire the villainess in Popeye) that, unlike other witches, fear brooms, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of South Carolina.
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 male ghost that lies down next to women in the Battery Carriage House Inn, Charleston; strange phenomena in the historic Hotel Aiken, once called Holley House, including the unexplained sounds of screaming and crying; the gremlins that haunt the Beaufort County Lbrary; 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; 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.
The USA has always welcomed friendly travellers from all over the world. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Atlantic City, San Diego, Boston, Savannah, Indianapolis, Honolulu, Detroit, Albuquerque, Salt Lake City, New Orleans, Skagway, Kansas City, St Louis, Phoenix, Atlanta, Miami, Dallas, Las Vegas, Seattle, Minneapolis, Sacramento, Fort Lauderdale, Sitka, Corpus Christi, Fairbanks, San Francisco, Juneau, Chicago, Santa Fe, Los Angeles, Washington DC, New York, Anchorage, Lake Tahoe, Houston and Philadelphia 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 Yellowstone National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, the California coastline, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, the Ozarks, rodeos, the Florida Keys, Niagara Falls, Mount Rushmore, the Everglades, Yosemite National Park, the Appalachians, Route 66, Bryce Canyon, the wild west town of Tombstone, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the Disney resorts, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Adirondacks, the Grand Canyon, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta and Glacier Bay National Park.
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. We at camelopard.com wish you a pleasant journey in the USA.
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