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Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Cary Illinois hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, the Grand Hyatt Macau, the Arena Copacabana Hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, the beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara and the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong. are internationally renowned hotels.
Myths, Monsters, Folklore, Scary Stories, Ghosts and Legends in Illinois
The long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster; the spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; the phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); the spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; 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 strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; 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.
The giant serpent of Lake Michigan; the moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; the phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); 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 red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; and the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Illinois
Millenium Park in Chicago; the Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue, Chicago; Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford; the shores of Lake Michigan; the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, which preserves the house and neighbourhood in which Abraham Lincoln lived; and Navy Pier, Chicago with its Ferris Wheel, entertainments, shops and restaurants, are among the attractions of Illinois.
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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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