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We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Warm Springs Georgia hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong, the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the Langham Shanghai Xintiandi in Shanghai and the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Scary Stories, Legends, Myths, Ghosts, Monsters and Folklore in Georgia
A cave, near the source of the Hiwassee River, containing many human skulls whose former owners haunted a farmer, who had foolishly removed them, until he wisely put them back; the vengeful old woman who at night led several unsuspecting Native Americans to their doom at Toccoa Falls; the pillar on Broad Street, Augusta, to which slaves were once chained and which causes the death of anyone who attempts to remove it; the statue of little Gracie Watson in Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, which is said to weep blood if anyone steals the presents which are sometimes left on her grave; the Natchez princess Nacoochee, who killed herself for love and who is said to be interred with her paramour in the eponymous Nacoochee Mound; a stream that rejuvenates all who bathe in it (is its source the Fountain of Youth in Florida?); the elderly woman whose ghost haunts the grand, antebellum Hay House in Macon; and the headless horseman of Whitmire in Hall County, sometimes heard rather than seen, who rides straight at his victims before disappearing, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Georgia.
Altamaha-ha, the green sea serpent that haunts the area near the Altamaha River estuary; the revellers of Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, who do not realise that the plantation house burned down long ago; the strange phenomena in John W Woolfolk House (Colonial Apartments), sometimes called The House of a Thousand Cadavers, in Columbus (the house contains private dwellings so do not be a nuisance); The velociraptor-like Georgia Raptor; the female spectre of the town square, Savannah, who sometimes follows people around (she is seeking her baby who was born just before the woman was hanged for murder); the many hauntings (some in animal form) of Towns County, where the Hiwassee (Hiawassee) River forms on Rocky Mountain; the phantom of Edwin Booth, brother of Abraham Lincoln's asassin, in Springer Opera House, Columbus; and the spectres of Confederate officers and their ladies who still promenade on the River Walk, Augusta, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Georgia.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Georgia
Callaway Gardens; the Bavarian architecture and festivals of Alpine Helen; the Gone With the Wind Museum in Marietta; the cobbled streets and colonial architecture of Savannah Historic District; Margaret Mitchell House and Museum in Atlanta; historic Madison, which even General Sherman could not bear to burn; the World of Coca Cola in Atlanta; the Martin Luther King Jr National Historic Site; Pebble Hill Plantation; Stone Mountain Park with attractions such as giant carvings of American presidents; Atlanta's Fox Theater; Broxton Rocks; Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta; the Ohoopee Sand Dunes; Zoo Atlanta; Warm Springs; and Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, the largest in the world, are among the attractions of Georgia.
Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Juneau, Indianapolis, San Diego, Atlantic City, Fairbanks, Sitka, Chicago, Boston, Phoenix, Miami, Albuquerque, Seattle, Dallas, Skagway, San Francisco, Atlanta, Kansas City, Honolulu, Las Vegas, Fort Lauderdale, Washington DC, Houston, New York, Savannah, St Louis, Lake Tahoe, Corpus Christi, Philadelphia, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Anchorage, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis, New Orleans, Santa Fe and Detroit 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 The Adirondacks, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Mount Rushmore, the California coastline, Yosemite National Park, the Ozarks, Yellowstone National Park, Glacier Bay National Park, the Disney resorts, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, rodeos, the Grand Canyon, Route 66, the Florida Keys, the Everglades, the wild west town of Tombstone, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Mount Rainier National Park, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Appalachians, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Niagara Falls, Bryce Canyon and the Arctic wilderness of Alaska.
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.
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