Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) VA hotels. Find inns, motels or hotels in Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) Virginia USA. Interesting or amusing stories, warnings or travel advice. Ghosts, hauntings, monsters, folklore, cryptozoology, myths and legends of Virginia. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Virginia.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) Virginia hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech), the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa, Claridge's in London, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau and the Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
National Forests, Nature Reserves, State Parks, National Parks, State Forests and Refuges in Virginia
Natural Tunnel State Park; Shenandoah National Park in the Blue Ridge Mountains, with beautiful scenery (take the renowned Skyline Drive) and wildlife such as bears and deer; Lake Anna State Park; Douthat State Park; Belle Isle State Park; Kiptopeke State Park; the "Grand Canyon of the South", Breaks Interstate Park; False Cape State Park; Shenandoah River State Park; Powhatan State Park; the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests in the Appalachian Mountains, extending into Kentucky and West Virginia and with wildlife such as black bears, white-tailed deer and bald eagles; Grayson Highlands State Park; Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge; the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, extending into North Carolina, with wildlife such as bears and otters; Pocahontas State Park; and Wilderness Road State Park, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Virginia.
Scary Stories, Ghosts, Myths, Folklore, Monsters and Legends in Virginia
Card playing pirates and ghostly victims of a Native American attack at Carter's Grove; 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; 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; George, the invisible ghost of Altavista Combined Middle and High School; 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; the magical waters of the underground Lost River below Natural Bridge, which make everyone who drinks from them return; and the phantom boats of the Rappahannock River, including the Black Barge, a portent of Republican victory in the elections of Tappahannock and Essex County, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Virginia.
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 Native American lovers who leapt to their deaths from Jump Mountain, near Lexington; the hatchet wielding Bunny Man (Bunnyman Ghost) of Colchester Overpass (Bunny Man Bridge) near Clifton; the Richmond Vampire, popularly (and perhaps unfairly) associated with the tomb of William Wortham Pool in Holywood Cemetery, Richmond; Lucy, a phantom in the Olde Towne Inn, Manassas, who has the power to levitate people; 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; the hauntings of the Wayside Inn, Middletown, continuously serving its guests, living or spectral, since 1797; and 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), are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Virginia.
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