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Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Port Saint Lucie Florida hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong, the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, the Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa and the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Florida
Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral (once known as Cape Kennedy), from which America's astronauts have been launched; the romantic Florida Keys including Key West, once the haunt of pirates; St Petersburg; Gatorland; wonderful subtropical beaches bordering the Caribbean Sea; Pensacola; the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation with the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Indian Museum; Tampa Bay with the Busch Gardens amusement park; the Fort East Martello Museum and Gardens in Key West; the Art Deco hotels of Miami Beach; Orlando's Walt Disney World including the Magic Kingdom, the Epcot Center and the Animal Kingdom (where you can go on an African safari); Orlando's Sea World and Universal Studios theme parks; the cobbled streets of St Augustine, the oldest European settlement in the USA; Sanibel Island; and Sarasota, winter home of Ringling Brothers Circus and permanent home to their museum, are among the attractions of Florida.
Ghosts, Legends, Myths, Monsters, Folklore and Scary Stories in Florida
The Wiccademous Grave of the atmospheric shrimping village Fernandina Beach, on Amelia Island, where the spirit of a witch causes the earth to tremble; strange phenomena at the historic Mary Phifer McKenzie House, part of the Sweetwater Branch Inn in Gainesville; the Saint Augustine Monster, a real carcass that has never been positively identified; 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); sewer rats so huge that people have petted them like dogs; the ghost "Vivian" who haunts the Hunter Arms Inn in St Cloud; and 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), are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Florida.
The ghost of a former owner that haunts the Inn at New World Landing, Pensacola; the phantom of the Olde Marco Inn on Marco Island; Umatilla Cemetery with its screaming woman and phantom children; the Fountain of Youth, searched for by the conquistador Ponce de Leon; the phantom lighthouse keeper at the St Augustine Lighthouse and Museum; the ghost of the Jameson Inn, quite modern but already haunted, on Cracker Barrel Drive in Crestview; and the ghosts of Miss Sunshine Gibson and Captain Wood in the historic, Cracker styled, Gibson Inn in Apalachicola, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Florida.
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"; 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 Elusive Muck Monster of Lake Worth Lagoon; the smelly and sasquatch-like Skunk Ape; the toilet-lurking Two Striped Telamonia spider; the phantom maid who makes a nuisance of herself in the historic St Francis Inn, St Augstine; and the White Lady, Julia, who haunts Rolling Acres Road in appropriately named Lady Lake, along with a hooded phantom, are more weird folklore associated with Florida.
Mysterious orbs and noises at the Historic Hollywood Beach Resort; ghostly apparitions at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, formerly the Peabody Hotel; 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 Fairchid Oak of Ormond Beach, haunted my a male spectre, possibly a suicide; spectral lights and other mysterious phenomena at the Indian River Inn & Conference Center in New Smyrna; the pink, horned, serpentine monster of the St John's River; 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); hauntings at Ocean Key Resort and Spa, Key West; the pink fog of Tomoka State Park that leaves behind only the dismembered skeletons of those it envelops; and the spectre in a top hat that haunts the Vinoy Renaissance Hotel in St Petersburg, are yet more strange folktales of Florida.
Almost everyone wants to travel in the USA. Nobody can visit all of America but if you have seen the cities of San Francisco, Dallas, Washington DC, Savannah, New York, Fairbanks, Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Santa Fe, Detroit, Atlantic City, Boston, Minneapolis, Atlanta, San Diego, Fort Lauderdale, New Orleans, Miami, St Louis, Phoenix, Honolulu, Anchorage, Skagway, Juneau, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, Philadelphia, Albuquerque, Sitka, Seattle, Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago and Corpus Christi you can be regarded as well travelled within the United States. Other world famous USA destinations include Yellowstone National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, Mount Rushmore, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Bryce Canyon, the wild west town of Tombstone, rodeos, the Disney resorts, Niagara Falls, the California coastline, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Glacier Bay National Park, the Grand Canyon, the Adirondacks, the Everglades, the Appalachians, the Ozarks, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Yosemite National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, Route 66 and the Florida Keys. See as much as you can of the only country in the world that includes territory both in the Arctic and in the tropics. We at camelopard.com wish you a pleasant journey in the USA.
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