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We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Sunrise Florida hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa, the Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the Shangri-La Hotel in Lhasa, the Grand Hyatt Macau, the Mandarin Oriental Pudong in Shanghai and the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. are some of the world's most famous hotels.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Florida
Pensacola; the romantic Florida Keys including Key West, once the haunt of pirates; the Fort East Martello Museum and Gardens in Key West; St Petersburg; Tampa Bay with the Busch Gardens amusement park; the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation with the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Indian Museum; Gatorland; 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; wonderful subtropical beaches bordering the Caribbean Sea; Orlando's Walt Disney World including the Magic Kingdom, the Epcot Center and the Animal Kingdom (where you can go on an African safari); Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral (once known as Cape Kennedy), from which America's astronauts have been launched; Orlando's Sea World and Universal Studios theme parks; the Art Deco hotels of Miami Beach; and Sanibel Island, are among the attractions of Florida.
Legends, Folklore, Monsters, Ghosts, Scary Stories and Myths in Florida
The phantom lighthouse keeper at the St Augustine Lighthouse and Museum; the pink fog of Tomoka State Park that leaves behind only the dismembered skeletons of those it envelops; the ghost of the Jameson Inn, quite modern but already haunted, on Cracker Barrel Drive in Crestview; ghostly apparitions at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, formerly the Peabody Hotel; the Fountain of Youth, searched for by the conquistador Ponce de Leon; the Saint Augustine Monster, a real carcass that has never been positively identified; and hauntings at Ocean Key Resort and Spa, Key West, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Florida.
The smelly and sasquatch-like Skunk Ape; the phantom maid who makes a nuisance of herself in the historic St Francis Inn, St Augstine; the ghost "Vivian" who haunts the Hunter Arms Inn in St Cloud; 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 spectre in a top hat that haunts the Vinoy Renaissance Hotel in St Petersburg; sewer rats so huge that people have petted them like dogs; 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 other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in 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 toilet-lurking Two Striped Telamonia spider; the phantom of the Olde Marco Inn on Marco Island; strange phenomena at the historic Mary Phifer McKenzie House, part of the Sweetwater Branch Inn in Gainesville; the pink, horned, serpentine monster of the St John's River; 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!); and 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), are more weird folklore associated with Florida.
The White Lady, Julia, who haunts Rolling Acres Road in appropriately named Lady Lake, along with a hooded phantom; mysterious orbs and noises at the Historic Hollywood Beach Resort; the Elusive Muck Monster of Lake Worth Lagoon; spectral lights and other mysterious phenomena at the Indian River Inn & Conference Center in New Smyrna; the ghost of a former owner that haunts the Inn at New World Landing, Pensacola; the Fairchid Oak of Ormond Beach, haunted my a male spectre, possibly a suicide; the ghosts of Miss Sunshine Gibson and Captain Wood in the historic, Cracker styled, Gibson Inn in Apalachicola; 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; and 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), are yet more strange folktales of Florida.
Welcome to the United States. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Houston, Chicago, Salt Lake City, Seattle, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Phoenix, Skagway, Juneau, Minneapolis, St Louis, Boston, Las Vegas, Fairbanks, Santa Fe, Sitka, Sacramento, Honolulu, San Diego, Fort Lauderdale, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Dallas, Lake Tahoe, Albuquerque, Atlantic City, New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Detroit, San Francisco, New Orleans, Washington DC, Corpus Christi, Savannah and Anchorage are among the most famous cities in the USA. Other American mainland sites that should not be missed if a visitor to America, or an American for that matter, is to be regarded as well travelled, include Yellowstone National Park, the Appalachians, Niagara Falls, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Mount Rainier National Park, rodeos, the California coastline, Glacier Bay National Park, Mount Rushmore, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Route 66, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Grand Canyon, the Disney resorts, Yosemite National Park, the Ozarks, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Bryce Canyon, the Everglades, the Adirondacks, the wild west town of Tombstone and the Florida Keys.
The United States of America are so enormous that even most Americans cannot "know" all of their own country. Even visiting every state would be a major undertaking. It is possible, however, to visit the iconic places known all over the world, especially through Hollywood movies. Camelopard.com and its staff hope that you enjoy your stay.
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