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Du Quoin IL hotels. Book rooms in hotels in Du Quoin Illinois USA. Illinois scary stories, ghosts, hauntings, myths, legends, monsters and folklore. Suggestions for your trip by Camelopard.com. Illinois attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks.

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    We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Du Quoin Illinois hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China, the Grand Hyatt Macau, the Polana Hotel in Maputo and the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau. are internationally renowned hotels.

    Legends, Ghosts, Scary Stories, Folklore, Myths and Monsters in Illinois

    The spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; the nine or more spectres that haunt Original Springs Mineral Spa and Hotel in Okawville, including a former owner and a Lady in White; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); 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 phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; the moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; 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 strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; 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 chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; 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); 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.

    Reptiles, Mammals, Birds and other Wildlife / Fauna of Illinois

    Red-headed woodpeckers, common grackles, Eastern chipmunks, red foxes, raccoons, timber rattlesnakes, endangered but venomous massasauga snakes, American badgers, cottonmouth snakes, groundhogs, minks, black-capped chickadees, white-tailed deer, bobcats, occasional bears and wolves from neighbouring states, coyotes, opossums, bald eagles, copperhead snakes, Eastern cottontail rabbits, wild turkeys, prothonotary warblers, blue jays, ruby-throated hummingbirds and gray foxes 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. Minneapolis, Fairbanks, Houston, Corpus Christi, San Francisco, Seattle, St Louis, Juneau, Lake Tahoe, Atlantic City, San Diego, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, Savannah, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, Anchorage, New Orleans, Skagway, Santa Fe, Dallas, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Albuquerque, Washington DC, Sitka, Honolulu, New York, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, Miami, Phoenix and Las Vegas 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 Niagara Falls, Mount Rainier National Park, Mount Rushmore, Route 66, the wild west town of Tombstone, the California coastline, the Appalachians, rodeos, Yellowstone National Park, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Grand Canyon, Glacier Bay National Park, the Everglades, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Disney resorts, the Ozarks, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Bryce Canyon, the Adirondacks, the Florida Keys, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the Okefenokee Swamp, Yosemite National Park and Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords 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. We hope that you enjoy your hotel.

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