Calumet City IL hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in Calumet City Illinois USA. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Illinois. Suggestions for your trip by Camelopard.com. Myths, legends, fearsome critters, ghosts, folklore, monsters, hauntings and eerie tales of Illinois.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Calumet City Illinois hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. Claridge's in London, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, the Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi and the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. are some of the world's most famous hotels.
Nature Reserves, National Parks, State Forests, State Parks, National Forests and Refuges in Illinois
Apple River Canyon State Park; the strange geology of Starved Rock State Park; the 280000 acre Shawnee National Forest (there had to be at least one significant wild place in Illinois); Pere Marquette State Park, a pathetic 8000 acres but still the largest state park in Illinois and which permits the licensed shooting of deer, turkeys, raccoons and squirrels within its small boundaries; Beall Woods State Park on the Wabash River; Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge at the confluence of the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers; Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge; and Middle Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Illinois.
Ghosts, Folklore, Scary Stories, Monsters, Legends and Myths in Illinois
The seven bridges on Lebanon Road, Troy, known as The Seven Gates to Hell, protected by ghostly hounds with glowing eyes (it is said that if you drive through all seven "gates" and finish at midnight, you will go straight to hell); the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; the long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; the ghostly screams heard near the post office on the site of the hotel built by sadistic serial killer H H Holmes on West 63rd Street, Chicago; the nine or more spectres that haunt Original Springs Mineral Spa and Hotel in Okawville, including a former owner and a Lady in White; the phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; and the phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests), are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
The moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); the spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; the ghosts of the Mineral Springs Hotel in Alton, including the marble playing child Cassandra who drowned in the swimming pool, the fragrant Jasmine Lady, a drunken artist (who didn't have time to complete the Crystal Room's mural) and the unfortunate George; the strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; the giant serpent of Lake Michigan; and the spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
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 Phoenix, Lake Tahoe, Boston, New York, Chicago, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Albuquerque, Minneapolis, Fort Lauderdale, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Detroit, Sacramento, San Diego, Anchorage, Honolulu, Dallas, Santa Fe, Juneau, Atlanta, Corpus Christi, St Louis, Fairbanks, New Orleans, Sitka, Houston, Atlantic City, Washington DC, Savannah, Miami, Seattle, Kansas City and Skagway you can be regarded as well travelled within the United States. Other world famous USA destinations include The beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Mount Rushmore, the Everglades, the California coastline, the Grand Canyon, the Disney resorts, Yosemite National Park, Glacier Bay National Park, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Florida Keys, Mount Rainier National Park, the Ozarks, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Route 66, the wild west town of Tombstone, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Adirondacks, the Appalachians, Yellowstone National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, Bryce Canyon, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Niagara Falls, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park and rodeos. See as much as you can of the only country in the world that includes territory both in the Arctic and in the tropics. Happy travelling!
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