Rockfish Gap Entrance Shenandoah VA hotels. Reservations for hotels in Rockfish Gap Entrance Shenandoah Virginia United States of America. Virginia attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Funny stories, warnings and travel hints. Virginia scary stories, ghosts, hauntings, myths, legends, monsters and folklore.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Rockfish Gap Entrance Shenandoah Virginia hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the Savoy Hotel in London, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, the Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi and the Arena Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Myths, Scary Stories, Folklore, Ghosts, Monsters and Legends in Virginia
The hatchet wielding Bunny Man (Bunnyman Ghost) of Colchester Overpass (Bunny Man Bridge) near Clifton; spooky tales of the Inn at Willow Grove in Orange, haunted by ghostly foosteps and two Confederate soldiers who sit and converse under a tree; hauntings of Woodlawn Plantation, Mount Vernon, including the beautiful and fragrant ghost of Eleanor "Nelly" Custis (near the boxwood trees) and the well in the gift shop that may be a portal to another world; the Richmond Vampire, popularly (and perhaps unfairly) associated with the tomb of William Wortham Pool in Holywood Cemetery, Richmond; the Native American lovers who leapt to their deaths from Jump Mountain, near Lexington; mysteries of the Great Dismal Swamp, including a spectral raft with two occupants, illuminated by a bottle of fireflies, on Lake Drummond (the occupants are the ghosts of a man who went mad with grief and that of his lover, whose spirit the man desperately sought in the swamp); and George, the invisible ghost of Altavista Combined Middle and High School, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Virginia.
Card playing pirates and ghostly victims of a Native American attack at Carter's Grove; the creation, by the Great Spirit, of the Natural Bridge over Cedar Creek, Rockbridge County, for the benefit of the Monacan tribe (their women and children escaped across the bridge while their menfolk were able to defend the narrow path from a larger number of Powhatan warriors); the magical waters of the underground Lost River below Natural Bridge, which make everyone who drinks from them return; the phantom boats of the Rappahannock River, including the Black Barge, a portent of Republican victory in the elections of Tappahannock and Essex County; spooky goings on in the Martha Washington Inn and Spa, Abingdon, including Civil War bloodstains appearing on new carpets and a phantom woman seeking her lover; Lucy, a phantom in the Olde Towne Inn, Manassas, who has the power to levitate people; spirits of the historic and very haunted Cavalier Hotel in Virginia Beach, including a phantom cat and a spectral former employee who tells people that there are ghosts on the higher floors; and the hauntings of the Wayside Inn, Middletown, continuously serving its guests, living or spectral, since 1797, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Virginia.
Birds, Reptiles, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of Virginia
Turkey vultures, skunks, dolphins, green turtles, groundhogs, American black vultures, fin whales, leatherback turtles, Eastern cottontail rabbits, raccoons, loggerhead turtles, black bears, White-tailed deer, humpback whales, bobcats, barred owls, red-tailed hawks, gray foxes, Carolina chickadees, beavers, opossums, bald eagles, wild turkeys, coyotes, river otters, red foxes, Peregrine falcons and martens are among the wild animals of Virginia.
America is one country that nearly everyone wants to visit at some time in their lives. Nobody can visit all of America but if you have seen the cities of Skagway, Philadelphia, Sitka, Honolulu, Corpus Christi, Salt Lake City, Fort Lauderdale, Savannah, Detroit, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Miami, Houston, Albuquerque, Fairbanks, San Francisco, Chicago, Atlantic City, Anchorage, Dallas, Santa Fe, Washington DC, Atlanta, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Las Vegas, Seattle, Phoenix, Kansas City, New York, Lake Tahoe, Juneau, Boston, Indianapolis, San Diego and St Louis you can be regarded as well travelled within the United States. Other world famous USA destinations include Mount Rainier National Park, the Florida Keys, Route 66, the Grand Canyon, the California coastline, Mount Rushmore, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Appalachians, rodeos, Bryce Canyon, the Ozarks, the Disney resorts, Glacier Bay National Park, Niagara Falls, the Everglades, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the wild west town of Tombstone, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Adirondacks, Yellowstone National Park and Yosemite National Park. See as much as you can of the only country in the world that includes territory both in the Arctic and in the tropics. Happy travelling!
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