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Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Princeton Florida hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, Claridge's in London, the beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau, the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau, the Mandarin Oriental Pudong in Shanghai and the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Legends, Ghosts, Myths, Monsters, Scary Stories and Folklore 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 ghost "Vivian" who haunts the Hunter Arms Inn in St Cloud; the spectre in a top hat that haunts the Vinoy Renaissance Hotel in St Petersburg; 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); Umatilla Cemetery with its screaming woman and phantom children; the phantom of the Olde Marco Inn on Marco Island; and 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), 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; strange phenomena at the historic Mary Phifer McKenzie House, part of the Sweetwater Branch Inn in Gainesville; 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; the pink, horned, serpentine monster of the St John's River; the ghost of the Jameson Inn, quite modern but already haunted, on Cracker Barrel Drive in Crestview; and the Fountain of Youth, searched for by the conquistador Ponce de Leon, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Florida.
The toilet-lurking Two Striped Telamonia spider; 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 Saint Augustine Monster, a real carcass that has never been positively identified; sewer rats so huge that people have petted them like dogs; 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!); mysterious orbs and noises at the Historic Hollywood Beach Resort; and ghostly apparitions at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, formerly the Peabody Hotel, are more weird folklore associated with 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; the phantom maid who makes a nuisance of herself in the historic St Francis Inn, St Augstine; the Elusive Muck Monster of Lake Worth Lagoon; the White Lady, Julia, who haunts Rolling Acres Road in appropriately named Lady Lake, along with a hooded phantom; 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); the smelly and sasquatch-like Skunk Ape; spectral lights and other mysterious phenomena at the Indian River Inn & Conference Center in New Smyrna; the Fairchid Oak of Ormond Beach, haunted my a male spectre, possibly a suicide; the ghost of a former owner that haunts the Inn at New World Landing, Pensacola; and hauntings at Ocean Key Resort and Spa, Key West, are yet more strange folktales of Florida.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Florida
Wonderful subtropical beaches bordering the Caribbean Sea; the romantic Florida Keys including Key West, once the haunt of pirates; Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral (once known as Cape Kennedy), from which America's astronauts have been launched; the Fort East Martello Museum and Gardens in Key West; the cobbled streets of St Augustine, the oldest European settlement in the USA; Sarasota, winter home of Ringling Brothers Circus and permanent home to their museum; Gatorland; Sanibel Island; Tampa Bay with the Busch Gardens amusement park; Orlando's Walt Disney World including the Magic Kingdom, the Epcot Center and the Animal Kingdom (where you can go on an African safari); the Art Deco hotels of Miami Beach; Pensacola; Orlando's Sea World and Universal Studios theme parks; St Petersburg; and the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation with the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Indian Museum, are among the attractions of Florida.
Some people say that they have no desire to visit America because they have seen so much of it on TV and in the movies. However, there is no substitute for the real thing. Be as familiar with famous places as you might like to be with famous people. Albuquerque, Lake Tahoe, Honolulu, Houston, Savannah, Dallas, Minneapolis, Santa Fe, Fort Lauderdale, Boston, New Orleans, Atlantic City, San Francisco, Sacramento, Philadelphia, Juneau, Fairbanks, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Corpus Christi, San Diego, Seattle, New York, Skagway, Anchorage, Indianapolis, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, Miami, Washington DC, Las Vegas, Sitka, Kansas City and St Louis. If you have seen those cities, you have at least seen the most famous ones in the USA. Visiting all fifty states is something that even most Americans cannot manage but it is possible to visit those cities, as well as other iconic destinations such as The Appalachians, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Disney resorts, Bryce Canyon, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Ozarks, the Adirondacks, Niagara Falls, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Mount Rainier National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone, Route 66, rodeos, the Everglades, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Glacier Bay National Park, the California coastline, the Grand Canyon, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Florida Keys, Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite National Park and Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa. Casually mentioning places that you have visited can be as impressive as mentioning the names of celebrities that you have met. Camelopard.com and its staff hope that you enjoy your stay.
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