Antigo WI hotels. Reservations for hotels in Antigo Wisconsin United States of America. Wisconsin myths, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends and ghosts. Alerts, anecdotes and tips for vacationers and business travellers. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Wisconsin.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Antigo Wisconsin hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai, the Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi, Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech) and the Grand Hyatt Macau. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Legends, Myths, Scary Stories, Monsters, Ghosts and Folklore in Wisconsin
The legend of Maiden Rock, one of the sites said to be where the Native American maiden Winona leapt to her death because her father forbade her marriage to the man she loved; the mischievious spirit of "Agatha", the cigar smoking ghost of William Karsten, the playful spectre of little Billy Karsten, as well as other hauntings and psychokinetic manifestations, at the Karsten Hotel (The Historic Karsten Inn) in Kewaunee; the Beast of Bray Road, possibly a a werewolf, seen near Elkhorn; the beings, possibly fairy folk, who live beneath Sinsinawa Mound; many ghosts in Marquette University, Milwaukee; the spectral lady in a blue hat and the rather shabby male ghost that haunt the American Club Resort in Kohler; tall tales of the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan and his blue ox, Babe (scholars regard Wisconsin as his true home and the earliest collected stories were probably in "Legends of Paul Bunyan, Lumberjack" published by the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters); and the numerous hauntings and psychic phenomena of Manitowoc Place (formerly the Evergreen Inn Hotel) in Manitowoc, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Wisconsin.
A young boy whose spirit haunts the Grand Opera House in Oshkosh, where he died from a fall; the carnivorous, forest dwelling hidebehind, which can conceal itself anywhere (you are safe if you drink beer around the campfire, as the hidebehind loathes the taste of alcohol); the apparition of Adam Bobel (Boebel) seen in Central House, Boscobel, the site of his hotel and where Gideons International was founded; ghostly chldren who haunt the Menominee Casino Resort and hotel in Keshena; ghosts and unearthly screams at the haunted, historic and luxurious Retlaw Plaza Hotel in Fond du Lac; the ghost of Mr Pfister, who still walks his phantom dog, in the historic and pet friendly Pfister Hotel, in Milwaukee; the fierce, horned and spined Hodag that may dwell in the woods around Rhinelander; and giant, finned serpents, as well as spirits and a powerful manitou, in Devil's Lake (Da-wa-kah-char-gra) where the Ho-Chunk nation still celebrate their spiritual rites, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Wisconsin.
State Parks, State Forests, Nature Reserves, National Forests, National Parks and Refuges in Wisconsin
Lakeshore State Park in Milwaukee; Jackson Marsh Wildlife Area; French Creek Wildlife Area; Joel Marsh Wildlife Area with game such as deer, black bears and turkeys; Trempealeau National Wildlife Refuge; Columbus Wetland Public Hunting Grounds; Jefferson Marsh Wildlife Area; Hackmatack National Wildlife Refuge; Copper Falls State Park with its gorge and waterfalls; Richard Bong State Recreation Area; the large Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest with wildlife such as beavers and black bears as well as wilderness areas such as Rainbow Lake, Porcupine Lake, Whisker Lake, Blackjack Springs and Headwaters; Newport State Park, designated as a wilderness; Buckhorn State Park; Cylon Marsh Wildlife Area; Straight Lake State Park; Tiffany Wildlife Area; Kohler-Andrae State Park with woodlands, dunes and golden beaches; Yellowstone Lake State Park; Dewey Marsh Wildlife Area; Cylon Wildlife Area; Apostle Islands National Lakeshore; Killsnake Wildlife Area; Sheboygan Marsh Wildlife Area; Kickapoo River Wildlife Area; Greenwood Wildlife Area; Lake Wissota State Park; Big Bay State Park, on Madeline Island, with its long beach; Peninsula State Park; Waterloo Wildlife Area; Ackley Wildlife Area with beavers, bears and other wildlife; Allenton Marsh Wildlife Area; Van Loon Wildlife Area; Natural Bridge State Park; Amnicon Falls State Park with its covered bridge and waterfalls; Augusta Wildlife Area with wildlife such as bears and deer; Whittlesey Creek National Wildlife Refuge; Big Swamp Wildlife Area; Gravel Island National Wildlife Refuge; Collins Marsh Wildlife Area; Menominee River State Park and Recreation Area; Lake Kegonsa State Park; Wyalusing State Park; Albany Wildlife Area; Devil's Lake State Park, rich in folklore and named for its Ice Age endorheic (having no outlet) lake; the Kickapoo Valley Reserve; Harrington Beach State Park; Jaeger's Island Wildlife Area; Green Bay National Wildlife Refuge; Wolf River Wildlife Area; Rock Island State Park; Avon Bottoms Wildlife Area; Mirror Lake State Park; Wildcat Mountain State Park, overlooking the Kickapoo Valley; and Buckhorn Wildlife Area, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Wisconsin.
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