Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) IL hotels. Search for hotels in Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) Illinois USA. Illinois folklore, legends, myths, ghosts, monsters and hauntings. Advice for keeping safe on your journey. Illinois attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Chicago Midway Airport (MDW) Illinois hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. Claridge's in London, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Villa D'Este on Lake Como, the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong, the Grand Hyatt Macau, the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town and the Renaissance Suzhou Hotel in Suzhou China. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Scary Stories, Ghosts, Legends, Myths, Monsters and Folklore in Illinois
The phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); the long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster; the spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; 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; the giant serpent of Lake Michigan; and 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), are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); the moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; the strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; 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; 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; and the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Illinois
The Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, which preserves the house and neighbourhood in which Abraham Lincoln lived; Navy Pier, Chicago with its Ferris Wheel, entertainments, shops and restaurants; Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford; the shores of Lake Michigan; the Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue, Chicago; and Millenium Park in Chicago, are among the attractions of Illinois.
You cannot claim to have seen the world unless you have travelled in the USA. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Fairbanks, Las Vegas, Kansas City, Albuquerque, St Louis, Sitka, Santa Fe, Miami, Chicago, Boston, Phoenix, Dallas, Anchorage, Detroit, Houston, Atlantic City, Lake Tahoe, Savannah, Minneapolis, San Francisco, Skagway, Washington DC, Honolulu, Seattle, Fort Lauderdale, Atlanta, San Diego, New Orleans, New York, Corpus Christi, Sacramento, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Juneau and Salt Lake City 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 Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone, Yosemite National Park, Mount Rushmore, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Glacier Bay National Park, the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Everglades, the Florida Keys, the Appalachians, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Adirondacks, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the Disney resorts, the California coastline, Route 66, rodeos, the Ozarks, Bryce Canyon and Niagara Falls.
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. By the way, you will find other Camelopard tips, hints, anecdotes or warnings on other pages of the website.
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