Fulton IL hotels. Reservations for hotels in Fulton Illinois USA. Advice for keeping safe on your journey. Illinois scary stories, ghosts, hauntings, myths, legends, monsters and folklore. Illinois national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Fulton Illinois hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, Christian's Hotel in Luoyang China, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech), the Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau and the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles. are some of the world's most famous hotels.
Legends, Scary Stories, Ghosts, Monsters, Myths and Folklore in Illinois
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 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 long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster; the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; the giant serpent of Lake Michigan; the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; the strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; 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 chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; 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 nine or more spectres that haunt Original Springs Mineral Spa and Hotel in Okawville, including a former owner and a Lady in White; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; 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 phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; the spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; and the moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Illinois
Navy Pier, Chicago with its Ferris Wheel, entertainments, shops and restaurants; the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, which preserves the house and neighbourhood in which Abraham Lincoln lived; the shores of Lake Michigan; Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford; Millenium Park in Chicago; and the Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue, Chicago, are among the attractions of Illinois.
Almost everyone wants to travel in the USA. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. Honolulu, Albuquerque, Atlantic City, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Savannah, Boston, Seattle, Minneapolis, Las Vegas, Sacramento, Miami, Kansas City, Philadelphia, St Louis, New Orleans, Phoenix, Anchorage, Houston, Fairbanks, New York, Corpus Christi, Lake Tahoe, Santa Fe, Sitka, Detroit, Atlanta, San Diego, Salt Lake City, Dallas, Washington DC, Juneau, Indianapolis, Fort Lauderdale and Skagway 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, the Disney resorts, the Ozarks, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Mount Rainier National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone, the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Yosemite National Park, the Appalachians, the California coastline, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the Everglades, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Adirondacks, rodeos, the Okefenokee Swamp, the Florida Keys, Glacier Bay National Park, Bryce Canyon, Route 66, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa and Mount Rushmore.
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. Happy travelling!
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