Summit NJ hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in Summit New Jersey United States of America. New Jersey attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Hints and tips for holidaymakers or business travellers. New Jersey folklore, legends, myths, ghosts, monsters and hauntings.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Summit New Jersey hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa, the Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Chelsea Hotel in New York, the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town and Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in New Jersey
The Great Falls of the Passaic River; the quaint Victorian resort of Cape May; Newark Museum; Atlantic City's famous Boardwalk; historic Princeton University; the battleship New Jersey; the casinos of Atlantic City; historic Ellis Island, shared by New York; the Thomas Edison National Historical Park; Jersey City Museum; the streets of Atlantic City, the original for the game of Monopoly; Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton; sailing on the schooner Yankee, from Cape May; and the Adventure Aquarium in Camden, are among the attractions of New Jersey.
Folklore, Myths, Legends, Monsters, Ghosts and Scary Stories in New Jersey
Captain Kidd's treasure, hidden on the Shark River (in a feature known as Coffin Island or Money Hill) and guarded by the spirits of six groaning and screaming buccaneers, some in skeletal form; the apparitions of the Inn of the Hawke in Lambertville; the duo of snooty Victorian ladies, Esmerelda and Minerva, who are said to haunt the Red Cottage, an inn at 22 Jackson Street, Cape May; the nine witches that dwell among the rocks of the Great Falls of the Passaic River; strange phenomena at Ye Olde Centerton Inn in Pittsgrove, including the crying of a little girl; the light orb of Lenape Lane that chases people to Shades of Death Road (pray that the light does not turn red); the kitchen worker and old woman (who likes children and favours room 10) in the Hotel Macomber, Cape May; and the paranormal phenomena of the Neshanic Inn (formerly Murphy's Crocodile Inn) in Neshanic Station, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of New Jersey.
The spirit of a suicidal jumper, said to haunt the tenth floor of the parking garage in the Trump Taj Mahal hotel in Atlantic City; the horned, bat-winged Jersey Devil of the Pine Barrens, whose screams may be heard even if you are fortunate enough not to see it; the many apparitions of the historic Union Hotel, Flemington, including children's shoes that walk by themselves; the laughter of invisible children and other ghostly phenomena at the Grenville Hotel in Bay Head; the fog of Shades of Death Road (bordering Jenny Jump State Forest in Warren County), which follows cars and leaves footprints on them; the Lenape spirits of Ghost Lake in Jenny Jump State Forest, possibly the site of a Native American burial ground; the story of Jenny who leapt to her death, from Jenny Jump Mountain, to escape from a Native American warrior; and the mysteries of Fairy Hole cave, a Native American sacred site near Ghost Lake, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in New Jersey.
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