Surfside Beach SC hotels. Find hotels in Surfside Beach South Carolina USA. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of South Carolina. Advice for keeping safe on your journey. Strange or scary tales, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends, myths and ghosts of South Carolina.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Surfside Beach South Carolina hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, the Belmond Copacabana Palace in Rio de Janeiro, the Arena Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau and the Renaissance Suzhou Hotel in Suzhou China. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
State Forests, National Parks, State Parks, National Forests, Nature Reserves and Refuges in South Carolina
Rivers Bridge State Park; Redcliffe State Park; Givhans Ferry State Park; Keowee Toxaway State Park; Santee State Park; Old Santee Canal State Park; Sumter National Forest; Hunting Island State Park; scenic Caesars Head State Park; Woods Bay State Park; the bottomland hardwood forests and associated wildlife of Congaree National Park; Edisto Beach State Park; Landsford Canal State Park; Andrew Jackson State Park; Santee National Wildlife Refuge; Huntington Beach State Park with alligators and excellent bird watching; Billy Dreher Island State Park; Ernest Rand Memorial State Forest; Poinsett State Park; Carolina Sandhills National Wildlife Refuge; Sesquicentennial State Park; Aiken State Park; Cheraw State Park; Hampton Plantation State Park; Hamilton Branch State Park; Baker Creek State Park; Rose Hill State Park; Greenwood State Park; Lake Wateree State Park; Lake Warren State Park; Francis Marion National Forest; Oconee State Park; Colleton State Park; Sandhills State Forest; Manchester State Forest; Lynches River State Park; Table Rock State Park; USS Yorktown State Park; Barnwell State Park; Sand Hills State Forest; Savannah National Wildlife Refuge; Paris Mountain State Park; Chester State Park; N R Goodale State Park; Sadlers Creek State Park; Kings Mountain State Park; Myrtle Beach State Park; Poinsett State Forest; Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge; Croft State Park; Hickory Knob State Park; Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge; Lee State Park; Little Pee Dee State Park; Pleasant Ridge State Park; and Harrison State Forest, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of South Carolina.
Monsters, Myths, Ghosts, Scary Stories, Folklore and Legends in South Carolina
The spectral, dwarfish jester Gauche, believed to have been one of Jean Ribault's sixteenth century colonists, that inexplicably haunts Dr Joseph Johnson House ("the Castle") in Beaufort, where it joined in the games of the Danner family children; the gremlins that haunt the Beaufort County Lbrary; the ghosts of Junius Brutus Booth (John Wilkes Booth's father) and a prostitute that haunt the Historic Dock Street Theatre in Charleston; the many hauntings of Graniteville Cemetery, including uncanny screams, phantoms that grasp your ankles if you walk on their graves and a ghostly woman who places flowers on the graves of children; the nightmarish hags of the Sea Islands (did they inspire the villainess in Popeye) that, unlike other witches, fear brooms; and how an estate near Charleston brings ill fortune to its owners since a Native American chief, once the lover of a white woman, avenged her when her white husband betrayed her and tried to sell her land, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of South Carolina.
The ghosts of two Boston terriers,one of which, in life, saved a boy from drowning, that still play together on the beach and in the surf of Pawleys Island, near the Pelican Inn, which was their home; strange phenomena in the historic Hotel Aiken, once called Holley House, including the unexplained sounds of screaming and crying; the Gray Man of Pawleys Island, a ghost that tries to warn residents of impending storms and hurricanes; the ghost that haunts the "Negro balcony" of the Abbeville Opera House; the male ghost that lies down next to women in the Battery Carriage House Inn, Charleston; and the terrifying lizard man of Scape Ore Swamp, near Bishopville, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in South Carolina.
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. Savannah, Salt Lake City, Philadelphia, Atlantic City, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Honolulu, Anchorage, Indianapolis, San Francisco, Santa Fe, Dallas, Minneapolis, Miami, Chicago, Los Angeles, Lake Tahoe, Fairbanks, Detroit, St Louis, San Diego, Seattle, New Orleans, Kansas City, Washington DC, Phoenix, New York, Skagway, Juneau, Atlanta, Sacramento, Corpus Christi, Albuquerque, Las Vegas and Sitka. 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 The Adirondacks, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Bryce Canyon, Route 66, the wild west town of Tombstone, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Glacier Bay National Park, the Grand Canyon, the Okefenokee Swamp, the California coastline, the Florida Keys, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Yellowstone National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, Niagara Falls, rodeos, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Yosemite National Park, the Disney resorts, the Ozarks, the Everglades, the Appalachians, Mount Rushmore and the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta. Casually mentioning places that you have visited can be as impressive as mentioning the names of celebrities that you have met. Camelopard suggests using well-known companies for your hotel reservations.
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