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We hope that you enjoy your stay in your De Forest Wisconsin hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Chelsea Hotel in New York, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau, the Langham Shanghai Xintiandi in Shanghai, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune) and the Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Wisconsin
The Circus World Museum in Baraboo; Olbrich Botanical Gardens in Madison; the Sturgeon Bay lighthouse; the fantastic House on the Rock in Spring Green; Taliesin East, Frank Lloyd Wright's home, near Spring Green; the St Croix National Scenic Riverway; the Ice Age National Scenic Trail; the National Railway Museum in Green Bay; the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee; the historic village of Ephraim; the aptly named Land o' Lakes; Apostle Islands National Lakeshore; boating through the beautiful Dells of the Wisconsin River (Wisconsin Dells); Heritage Hill State Historical Park; the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, in Madison; the Cave of the Mounds National Natural Landmark with its beautiful limestone caves; the Geneva Lake Shore Path; the EAA AirVenture Museum in Oshkosh, where the EAA AirVenture airshow is held yearly; the Greek Orthodox Church, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, in Milwaukee; the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison; and Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers football team, in Green Bay, are among the attractions of Wisconsin.
Myths, Scary Stories, Legends, Ghosts, Folklore and Monsters in Wisconsin
The spectral lady in a blue hat and the rather shabby male ghost that haunt the American Club Resort in Kohler; 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; 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 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); a young boy whose spirit haunts the Grand Opera House in Oshkosh, where he died from a fall; 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 beings, possibly fairy folk, who live beneath Sinsinawa Mound; and the ghost of Mr Pfister, who still walks his phantom dog, in the historic and pet friendly Pfister Hotel, in Milwaukee, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Wisconsin.
The apparition of Adam Bobel (Boebel) seen in Central House, Boscobel, the site of his hotel and where Gideons International was founded; the numerous hauntings and psychic phenomena of Manitowoc Place (formerly the Evergreen Inn Hotel) in Manitowoc; the fierce, horned and spined Hodag that may dwell in the woods around Rhinelander; the Beast of Bray Road, possibly a a werewolf, seen near Elkhorn; 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); many ghosts in Marquette University, Milwaukee; ghosts and unearthly screams at the haunted, historic and luxurious Retlaw Plaza Hotel in Fond du Lac; and ghostly chldren who haunt the Menominee Casino Resort and hotel in Keshena, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Wisconsin.
The USA is one of the most developed and technologically advanced countries in the world, yet has preserved much of its wilderness and beautiful scenery. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Miami, Fairbanks, Seattle, Detroit, Phoenix, New York, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Houston, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Fort Lauderdale, Albuquerque, San Francisco, San Diego, Sitka, Philadelphia, Savannah, Las Vegas, Juneau, St Louis, Skagway, Salt Lake City, Santa Fe, Lake Tahoe, Honolulu, Atlanta, Sacramento, Atlantic City, Dallas, Boston, Washington DC, Corpus Christi, New Orleans, Chicago and Anchorage 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 Adirondacks, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Bryce Canyon, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Niagara Falls, the Florida Keys, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, rodeos, Mount Rainier National Park, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the wild west town of Tombstone, the Appalachians, the Ozarks, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the California coastline, the Grand Canyon, Mount Rushmore, Yosemite National Park, the Disney resorts, Glacier Bay National Park, the Everglades, Yellowstone National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, Route 66 and Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi.
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. Visit Camelopard.com again, if not to travel then for another useful travel tip.
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