Fox Lake IL hotels. Reservations for hotels in Fox Lake Illinois United States of America. Illinois national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. Tips for travel abroad, countrywide or at home. Myths, legends, fearsome critters, ghosts, folklore, monsters, hauntings and eerie tales of Illinois.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Fox Lake Illinois hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech), the beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, the Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong, the Menger Hotel in San Antonio and the Chelsea Hotel in New York. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
State Parks, State Forests, National Parks, National Forests, Nature Reserves and Refuges in Illinois
Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge at the confluence of the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers; Pere Marquette State Park, a pathetic 8000 acres but still the largest state park in Illinois and which permits the licensed shooting of deer, turkeys, raccoons and squirrels within its small boundaries; Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge; Middle Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge; Beall Woods State Park on the Wabash River; Apple River Canyon State Park; the 280000 acre Shawnee National Forest (there had to be at least one significant wild place in Illinois); and the strange geology of Starved Rock State Park, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Illinois.
Legends, Myths, Scary Stories, Monsters, Folklore and Ghosts in Illinois
The long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms 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 nine or more spectres that haunt Original Springs Mineral Spa and Hotel in Okawville, including a former owner and a Lady in White; the spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; the phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); 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; the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; and Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster), are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
The giant serpent of Lake Michigan; the phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; the moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; the spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; the strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; and 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, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
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