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We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Pittsburgh Pennsylvania hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Savoy Hotel in London, the Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi, the Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa, the Venetian Macao Resort Hotel in Macau and the Renaissance Suzhou Hotel in Suzhou China. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Pennsylvania
The rides and entertainments of Hershey Park, Hershey; the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg; Hershey's Chocolate World in Hershey; scenic rides on the steam trains of the the Strasburg Rail Road; the spectacular Pennsylvania State Capitol in Harrsburg; the attractive town of Intercourse, with its shops specialising in local crafts and products and where you can learn about the Amish, Hutterite and Mennonite communities; the Valley Forge National Historic Park; the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia's Independence National Historic Park; the Gettysburg National Military Park; Dutch Wonderland amusement park in Lancaster; the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh; and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, are among the attractions of Pennsylvania.
Monsters, Scary Stories, Folklore, Myths, Ghosts and Legends in Pennsylvania
The ghosts of the historic Riverside Inn in Cambridge Springs, who waltz to spectral music or cheekily join guests in bed; the haunted Century Inn in Scenery Hill; the spirit of chocolate supremo Mr Hershey himself, still haunting the Hershey Hotel in Hershey; the terrors of St Peter's Church Cemetery, Philadelphia, including ghosts of Native Americans, a black man in eighteenth century dress and a carriage and horses that career through the graveyard into the church; the several ghosts in Bucksville House Bed & Breakfast in Kintnersville, including the man in a black hat who stands at the foot of a bed; and the manifestation of the Virgin Mary to save her painting, which hung in St Mary's Immaculate Conception church in Johnstown, from the flood which devastated the city in 1889 (in 2013 it was donated by the Benedictine Sisters to the Johnstown Heritage Association and now hangs in the Grand Halle, on the site of the original church) (incidentally, a 1926 silent movie called The Johnstown Flood starred Janet Gaynor and featured Gary Cooper, Clark Gable and Carole Lombard as extras), are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Pennsylvania.
The phantoms of numerous prisoners in Eastern State Penitentiary, closed to living prisoners but not to tourists, in Philadelphia (a "Lady in White", the Soap Lady, haunts a cell on the second floor); the ghosts of Moonshine Church and cemetery in Fort Indiantown Gap; the spirits of the seventeenth century King George II Inn (which claims to be the oldest inn in the USA) in Bristol, including a man in a top hat; the crock of gold in southern Chester County, hidden by a British spy who died just before he could reveal its whereabouts; the evil eye of Molly "Mom" Rinker, a witch and revolutionary spy whose lookout was Mom Rinker's Rock in Fairmount Park, near Wissahickon Creek in Philadelphia; and Mitche, the manitou of Mauch Chunk (Bear Mountain) who created the chasm of the Lehigh River, just so a lake would burst its bounds and drown the warrior chief Onoko and his bride, whose love and happiness the manitou resented, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Pennsylvania.
America is one of the largest, most most varied and most interesting countries in the world. Nobody can visit all of America but if you have seen the cities of Skagway, Las Vegas, Houston, Salt Lake City, Boston, Chicago, New Orleans, Savannah, Juneau, Anchorage, St Louis, San Diego, Kansas City, Fairbanks, Sitka, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Santa Fe, New York, Corpus Christi, Atlanta, Seattle, Honolulu, Albuquerque, Dallas, Minneapolis, Miami, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Atlantic City, Washington DC, Sacramento, Indianapolis, Lake Tahoe, San Francisco and Phoenix you can be regarded as well travelled within the United States. Other world famous USA destinations include Rodeos, the Everglades, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the California coastline, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Glacier Bay National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Florida Keys, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Ozarks, Bryce Canyon, the Disney resorts, Mount Rushmore, the Okefenokee Swamp, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Adirondacks, Mount Rainier National Park, Route 66, the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, Yosemite National Park, Niagara Falls and the Appalachians. See as much as you can of the only country in the world that includes territory both in the Arctic and in the tropics. Whether you travel America for business or pleasure, enjoy your journey.
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