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We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Holcombe Wisconsin hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Queen Mary in Long Beach, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, Claridge's in London, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara, the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay and the Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel in Rio de Janeiro. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Reptiles, Mammals, Birds and other Wildlife / Fauna of Wisconsin
Black bears, mourning doves, Blandings turtles, increasing numbers of moose, red-winged blackbirds, evening grosbeaks, foxes, blue jays, prothonotary warblers, coyotes, woodcocks, minks, introduced ring-necked pheasants, raccoons, barred owls, Yellow-throated warblers, black-capped chickadees, sparrows, cottontail rabbits, green herons, Caspian terns, endangered Eastern massasauga rattlesnakes, eastern meadowlarks, ospreys, black terns, Acadian flycatchers, fishers, turkey vultures, Kentucky warblers, beavers, yellow-crowned night-herons, Bell's vireos, gray wolves, northern harriers, brown thrashers, bull snakes, wild turkeys, muskrats, bobcats, trumpeter swans, sandhill cranes, garter snakes, timber rattlesnakes, northern cardinals, bobolinks, cerulean warblers, red crossbills, common loons, white-winged crossbills, marsh wrens, thrushes, reintroduced elk, yellow headed blackbirds, pileated woodpeckers, sedge wrens, blue-winged warblers, white-tailed deer, gray jays, ducks, common ravens, grouse, chipmunks, black-backed woodpeckers, boreal chickadees, bald eagles, otters, squirrels and martens are among the wild animals of Wisconsin.
Monsters, Legends, Scary Stories, Myths, Folklore and Ghosts in Wisconsin
Many ghosts in Marquette University, Milwaukee; 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 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; the spectral lady in a blue hat and the rather shabby male ghost that haunt the American Club Resort in Kohler; a young boy whose spirit haunts the Grand Opera House in Oshkosh, where he died from a fall; 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); 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; and the numerous hauntings and psychic phenomena of Manitowoc Place (formerly the Evergreen Inn Hotel) in Manitowoc, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Wisconsin.
The apparition of Adam Bobel (Boebel) seen in Central House, Boscobel, the site of his hotel and where Gideons International was founded; the fierce, horned and spined Hodag that may dwell in the woods around Rhinelander; ghosts and unearthly screams at the haunted, historic and luxurious Retlaw Plaza Hotel in Fond du Lac; ghostly chldren who haunt the Menominee Casino Resort and hotel in Keshena; 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); the Beast of Bray Road, possibly a a werewolf, seen near Elkhorn; the ghost of Mr Pfister, who still walks his phantom dog, in the historic and pet friendly Pfister Hotel, in Milwaukee; and the beings, possibly fairy folk, who live beneath Sinsinawa Mound, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Wisconsin.
So you want to see America. Being familiar with the USA is as important in the modern Grand Tour as familiarity with Europe. San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, Santa Fe, Skagway, Detroit, San Diego, Washington DC, Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Albuquerque, Sacramento, Honolulu, Minneapolis, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Boston, Juneau, Fairbanks, New Orleans, Los Angeles, Kansas City, Fort Lauderdale, Anchorage, Chicago, Salt Lake City, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Savannah, Houston, Indianapolis, Miami, Seattle, New York, Sitka, Phoenix and St Louis 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 Mount Rushmore, the Florida Keys, the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the California coastline, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the Okefenokee Swamp, Yosemite National Park, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the wild west town of Tombstone, rodeos, Niagara Falls, Route 66, Yellowstone National Park, the Appalachians, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Glacier Bay National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, the Disney resorts, the Ozarks, the Adirondacks, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park and the Everglades.
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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