Riverside RI hotels. Search for hotels in Riverside Rhode Island United States of America. Hauntings, monsters, ghosts, legends, folklore and myths of Rhode Island. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Rhode Island. Interesting or amusing stories, warnings or travel advice.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Riverside Rhode Island hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai, the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, the Polana Hotel in Maputo, the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong, the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa and the Mandarin Oriental Macau. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Rhode Island
Cornelius Vanderbilt's mansion The Breakers in Newport; the lighthouses and beaches of Block Island; Roger Williams National Memorial; the Cliff Walk, Newport; the Herreshoff Marine Museum in Bristol; the WaterFire celebrations in Providence; the late Doris Duke's mansion, now a picturesque museum, in Newport; Scarborough State Beach; the Benefit Street Mile of History in Providence; The Elms in Newport, styled after a French chateau; East Matunuck State Beach; Slater Mill Historic Site in Pawtucket; Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence; and Touro Synagogue National Historic Site, are among the attractions of Rhode Island.
Monsters, Myths, Legends, Folklore, Scary Stories and Ghosts in Rhode Island
Strange phenomena, including the sounds of a ghostly party, in the Hotel Viking, Newport; the true story of how Mercy Brown's body was disinterred as a suspected vampire (apparently confirmed by a lack of decoposition) and had the heart removed and burned to ashes that were fed to her brother (her suspected victim - he died anyway); ghosts including a pipe-smoking man in a topper at the Ruffstone Tavern, North Providence; sounds of a ghostly celebration in the Pilgrim House Inn, Newport, as well as the spectre of a girl seen looking out of windows; and the modern folklore created by H P Lovecraft, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Rhode Island.
A shuck or barghest (barguest), a spectral black dog, in Fort Wetherill State Park; the active, cigar smoking ghost of Providence City Hall, possibly the spirit of a former mayor; a phantom woman, who sometimes vents her frustration by breaking plates, in the picturesque Castle Hill Inn, Newport; ghosts of a stablehand and drowned little girls in Colt State Park; a number of ghosts in the seventeenth century White Horse Tavern in Newport; and several ghosts in the Newport Beach Hotel & Suites, Middletown, including a poltergeist called "the jester" in the kitchen, a man in a top hat and a little girl in golden shoes and a blue dress who wants to play with other children, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Rhode Island.
The USA is one of the most developed and technologically advanced countries in the world, yet has preserved much of its wilderness and beautiful scenery. Be as familiar with famous places as you might like to be with famous people. Phoenix, Fairbanks, Salt Lake City, Corpus Christi, Atlanta, Atlantic City, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, Fort Lauderdale, Albuquerque, Santa Fe, New Orleans, Las Vegas, Houston, Detroit, Miami, San Francisco, Seattle, Dallas, Anchorage, Kansas City, San Diego, Honolulu, Savannah, Sacramento, Skagway, Philadelphia, St Louis, New York, Juneau, Los Angeles, Chicago, Sitka, Boston, Washington DC and Lake Tahoe. 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 Mount Rainier National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Bryce Canyon, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Disney resorts, the Everglades, Glacier Bay National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Ozarks, Mount Rushmore, Niagara Falls, Route 66, the California coastline, the wild west town of Tombstone, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Adirondacks, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Florida Keys, the Appalachians, rodeos, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the Grand Canyon, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii and Yosemite National Park. Casually mentioning places that you have visited can be as impressive as mentioning the names of celebrities that you have met. Good luck on your travels.
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