Kankakee Area IL hotels. Find places to stay / hotels in Kankakee Area Illinois United States of America. Illinois fearsome critters, cryptozoology, ghosts, monsters, legends, hauntings, myths and folklore. Illinois attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Travel advice suggested by Camelopard.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Kankakee Area Illinois hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Villa D'Este on Lake Como, the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa, the Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi, the Porto Bay Rio Internacional Hotel in Rio de Janeiro and the Imperial Hotel in Delhi. are internationally renowned hotels.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Illinois
Millenium Park in Chicago; the shores of Lake Michigan; the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, which preserves the house and neighbourhood in which Abraham Lincoln lived; the Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue, Chicago; Navy Pier, Chicago with its Ferris Wheel, entertainments, shops and restaurants; and Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford, are among the attractions of Illinois.
Myths, Monsters, Folklore, Legends, Ghosts and Scary Stories in Illinois
The spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; the giant serpent of Lake Michigan; the moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; 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; and the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
The phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); 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 strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, 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 hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; 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; 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; and the long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
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