Thonotosassa FL hotels. Find accommodation / hotels in Thonotosassa Florida United States of America. Florida scary stories, ghosts, hauntings, myths, legends, monsters and folklore. Alerts, anecdotes and tips for vacationers and business travellers. Florida attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Thonotosassa Florida hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, the PuLi Hotel and Spa in Shanghai, the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar and the Queen Mary in Long Beach. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Birds, Reptiles, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of Florida
Roseate spoonbills, bobcats, Florida softshell turtles, raccoons, feral Burmese pythons, feral Rhesus monkeys on the Silver River, adding to Florida's atmosphere of subtropical paradise, leatherback turtles, feral nine-banded armadillos, rare Florida cougars (also called Florida panthers), muskrats, hawksbill turtles, marsh rabbits, black bears, opossums, gopher tortoises, alligators, pelicans, rare American crocodiles, bald eagles, white-tailed deer, river otters, American flamingos, manatees, loggerhead turtles, feral parakeets, green turtles, dolphins and endangered North Atlantic right whales are among the wild animals of Florida.
Folklore, Legends, Monsters, Ghosts, Scary Stories and Myths in Florida
The toilet-lurking Two Striped Telamonia spider; the Saint Augustine Monster, a real carcass that has never been positively identified; the ghost of a former owner that haunts the Inn at New World Landing, Pensacola; ghostly apparitions at the Hyatt Regency Orlando, formerly the Peabody Hotel; 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 ghosts of Miss Sunshine Gibson and Captain Wood in the historic, Cracker styled, Gibson Inn in Apalachicola; and the smelly and sasquatch-like Skunk Ape, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Florida.
The pink, horned, serpentine monster of the St John's River; the Fountain of Youth, searched for by the conquistador Ponce de Leon; the Elusive Muck Monster of Lake Worth Lagoon; strange phenomena at the historic Mary Phifer McKenzie House, part of the Sweetwater Branch Inn in Gainesville; the phantom lighthouse keeper at the St Augustine Lighthouse and Museum; spectral lights and other mysterious phenomena at the Indian River Inn & Conference Center in New Smyrna; and the ghost "Vivian" who haunts the Hunter Arms Inn in St Cloud, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Florida.
The ghost of the Jameson Inn, quite modern but already haunted, on Cracker Barrel Drive in Crestview; 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); 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); hauntings at Ocean Key Resort and Spa, Key West; 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!); the pink fog of Tomoka State Park that leaves behind only the dismembered skeletons of those it envelops; and mysterious orbs and noises at the Historic Hollywood Beach Resort, 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; 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 Fairchid Oak of Ormond Beach, haunted my a male spectre, possibly a suicide; the phantom maid who makes a nuisance of herself in the historic St Francis Inn, St Augstine; 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); sewer rats so huge that people have petted them like dogs; the spectre in a top hat that haunts the Vinoy Renaissance Hotel in St Petersburg; Umatilla Cemetery with its screaming woman and phantom children; the phantom of the Olde Marco Inn on Marco Island; 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.
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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. We at camelopard.com wish you a pleasant journey in the USA.
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