Carlyle Lake IL hotels. Find hotels in Carlyle Lake Illinois USA. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Illinois. Folklore, monsters, ghosts, legends, hauntings and myths of Illinois. Tips for travel abroad, countrywide or at home.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Carlyle Lake Illinois hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China, the Fasano Hotel e Restaurante Rio in Rio de Janeiro, the Savoy Hotel in London, Claridge's in London and the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune). are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Scary Stories, Monsters, Folklore, Ghosts, Myths and Legends in Illinois
The moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; the giant serpent of Lake Michigan; 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 spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; and 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, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
Gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; the strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; the phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; the long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster; the phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; 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 spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; and the nine or more spectres that haunt Original Springs Mineral Spa and Hotel in Okawville, including a former owner and a Lady in White, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
Birds, Mammals, Reptiles and other Wildlife / Fauna of Illinois
Coyotes, occasional bears and wolves from neighbouring states, ruby-throated hummingbirds, cottonmouth snakes, bald eagles, bobcats, blue jays, endangered but venomous massasauga snakes, prothonotary warblers, wild turkeys, red-headed woodpeckers, red foxes, black-capped chickadees, timber rattlesnakes, white-tailed deer, Eastern chipmunks, copperhead snakes, American badgers, groundhogs, raccoons, minks, Eastern cottontail rabbits, opossums, gray foxes and common grackles are among the wild animals of Illinois.
Camelopard travel advice may be useful all over the world but you have chosen a page related to the USA. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Fort Lauderdale, Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Skagway, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City, Sacramento, San Diego, Honolulu, Houston, Kansas City, New York, Corpus Christi, Indianapolis, Juneau, Boston, Minneapolis, Anchorage, San Francisco, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Savannah, Detroit, Miami, Chicago, Dallas, Phoenix, Lake Tahoe, Seattle, Fairbanks, St Louis, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Atlantic City, Sitka and New Orleans 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 plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the wild west town of Tombstone, Yellowstone National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Grand Canyon, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Bryce Canyon, Mount Rainier National Park, the Disney resorts, the Everglades, the Appalachians, Mount Rushmore, rodeos, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Ozarks, the California coastline, the Florida Keys, the Adirondacks, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Yosemite National Park, Niagara Falls, Route 66, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska and Glacier Bay National Park.
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. Camelopard.com and its staff hope that you enjoy your stay.
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