Glenview IL hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in Glenview Illinois USA. Camelopard presents advice, anecdotes and warnings for travellers. Folklore, monsters, ghosts, legends, hauntings and myths of Illinois. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Illinois.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Glenview Illinois hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the Hotel Icon in Hong Kong, Claridge's in London, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi, the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana and the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune). are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and other Wildlife / Fauna of Illinois
Common grackles, groundhogs, bald eagles, bobcats, black-capped chickadees, ruby-throated hummingbirds, opossums, Eastern chipmunks, coyotes, American badgers, cottonmouth snakes, raccoons, timber rattlesnakes, blue jays, red-headed woodpeckers, red foxes, wild turkeys, Eastern cottontail rabbits, white-tailed deer, gray foxes, copperhead snakes, prothonotary warblers, endangered but venomous massasauga snakes, occasional bears and wolves from neighbouring states and minks are among the wild animals of Illinois.
Scary Stories, Monsters, Ghosts, Folklore, Myths and Legends in Illinois
The phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); 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 giant serpent of Lake Michigan; the moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; the spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; 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); and the strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
The spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; 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 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 chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; the phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; the long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; and the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
The United States of America has been the most culturally influential country in the world for generations. It is well-known that in Europe you should see London, Paris, Rome, Naples, Florence, Venice and Athens but in the USA you should see Fairbanks, Savannah, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Sitka, Indianapolis, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Anchorage, Sacramento, San Francisco, Fort Lauderdale, Minneapolis, Skagway, Santa Fe, St Louis, Seattle, Honolulu, Boston, Washington DC, New York, Lake Tahoe, Kansas City, Houston, Miami, New Orleans, Corpus Christi, Chicago, Albuquerque, Salt Lake City, Philadelphia, Detroit, San Diego, Juneau, Atlantic City and Dallas. Then perhaps you can say that you are familiar with the United States of America. The plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Glacier Bay National Park, the Ozarks, the Everglades, Yellowstone National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Grand Canyon, the Florida Keys, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Mount Rushmore, the Adirondacks, the Okefenokee Swamp, Mount Rainier National Park, Bryce Canyon, the Disney resorts, Route 66, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, rodeos, Yosemite National Park, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Appalachians, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the California coastline and Niagara Falls are other places, sights or events that can justify your claim to know America. Good luck on your travels.
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