Fontana WI hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in Fontana Wisconsin United States of America. Myths, legends, fearsome critters, ghosts, folklore, monsters, hauntings and eerie tales of Wisconsin. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Wisconsin. Advice for travellers from Camelopard.com.
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Legends, Monsters, Ghosts, Scary Stories, Myths and Folklore in Wisconsin
The spectral lady in a blue hat and the rather shabby male ghost that haunt the American Club Resort in Kohler; the beings, possibly fairy folk, who live beneath Sinsinawa Mound; 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 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 apparition of Adam Bobel (Boebel) seen in Central House, Boscobel, the site of his hotel and where Gideons International was founded; many ghosts in Marquette University, Milwaukee; 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; and ghosts and unearthly screams at the haunted, historic and luxurious Retlaw Plaza Hotel in Fond du Lac, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Wisconsin.
A young boy whose spirit haunts the Grand Opera House in Oshkosh, where he died from a fall; the numerous hauntings and psychic phenomena of Manitowoc Place (formerly the Evergreen Inn Hotel) in Manitowoc; 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); ghostly chldren who haunt the Menominee Casino Resort and hotel in Keshena; 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); the ghost of Mr Pfister, who still walks his phantom dog, in the historic and pet friendly Pfister Hotel, in Milwaukee; the fierce, horned and spined Hodag that may dwell in the woods around Rhinelander; and the Beast of Bray Road, possibly a a werewolf, seen near Elkhorn, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Wisconsin.
Birds, Reptiles, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of Wisconsin
Trumpeter swans, Blandings turtles, Yellow-throated warblers, bald eagles, black bears, thrushes, chipmunks, northern harriers, eastern meadowlarks, red crossbills, sparrows, red-winged blackbirds, common ravens, beavers, turkey vultures, sandhill cranes, black terns, garter snakes, cottontail rabbits, reintroduced elk, mourning doves, gray jays, muskrats, timber rattlesnakes, barred owls, minks, increasing numbers of moose, yellow-crowned night-herons, bull snakes, prothonotary warblers, wild turkeys, common loons, Bell's vireos, woodcocks, introduced ring-necked pheasants, Caspian terns, otters, gray wolves, blue-winged warblers, boreal chickadees, evening grosbeaks, yellow headed blackbirds, marsh wrens, blue jays, foxes, raccoons, squirrels, Acadian flycatchers, white-tailed deer, fishers, Kentucky warblers, sedge wrens, pileated woodpeckers, green herons, endangered Eastern massasauga rattlesnakes, black-backed woodpeckers, grouse, bobcats, martens, bobolinks, coyotes, ospreys, northern cardinals, brown thrashers, white-winged crossbills, black-capped chickadees, ducks and cerulean warblers are among the wild animals of 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. Be as familiar with famous places as you might like to be with famous people. Atlanta, New York, Savannah, Lake Tahoe, Santa Fe, Houston, Los Angeles, Boston, Seattle, Albuquerque, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, Salt Lake City, Anchorage, Kansas City, Phoenix, Detroit, Indianapolis, San Francisco, San Diego, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Las Vegas, Sacramento, Dallas, St Louis, Juneau, Atlantic City, Corpus Christi, Skagway, Honolulu, Fairbanks, New Orleans, Minneapolis, Miami and Sitka. If you have seen those cities, you have at least seen the most famous ones in the USA. Visiting all fifty states is something that even most Americans cannot manage but it is possible to visit those cities, as well as other iconic destinations such as The Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Yosemite National Park, Route 66, Mount Rushmore, the Adirondacks, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the California coastline, the Everglades, Niagara Falls, the Ozarks, the wild west town of Tombstone, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, the Appalachians, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Florida Keys, the Okefenokee Swamp, Glacier Bay National Park, the Disney resorts, Bryce Canyon, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta and rodeos. Casually mentioning places that you have visited can be as impressive as mentioning the names of celebrities that you have met. Good luck on your travels.
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