Mahomet IL hotels. Reservations for hotels in Mahomet Illinois United States of America. Illinois national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. Camelopard presents advice, anecdotes and warnings for travellers. Illinois cryptozoology, hauntings, monsters, folklore, ghosts, myths and legends.
We hope that you enjoy your stay in your Mahomet Illinois hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa, the Langham Shanghai Xintiandi in Shanghai, the Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong and the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Reptiles, Birds, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of Illinois
Gray foxes, red-headed woodpeckers, white-tailed deer, coyotes, bald eagles, cottonmouth snakes, endangered but venomous massasauga snakes, Eastern chipmunks, black-capped chickadees, wild turkeys, ruby-throated hummingbirds, minks, blue jays, opossums, Eastern cottontail rabbits, American badgers, bobcats, copperhead snakes, common grackles, groundhogs, timber rattlesnakes, prothonotary warblers, raccoons, occasional bears and wolves from neighbouring states and red foxes are among the wild animals of Illinois.
Scary Stories, Ghosts, Folklore, Myths, Legends and Monsters in Illinois
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; the strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; the phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; the spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; the long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster; and the phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
The chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; 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 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 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 giant serpent of Lake Michigan; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; 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; and Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster), are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
The USA is one of the most developed and technologically advanced countries in the world, yet has preserved much of its wilderness and beautiful scenery. 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 Atlantic City, Salt Lake City, Indianapolis, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Kansas City, Miami, Corpus Christi, Houston, Santa Fe, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, St Louis, Anchorage, Las Vegas, Sacramento, Savannah, New Orleans, Atlanta, Honolulu, San Diego, Boston, Phoenix, Lake Tahoe, Skagway, Juneau, Sitka, Fairbanks, Detroit, Minneapolis, Albuquerque, New York, Dallas, Washington DC and Seattle. Then perhaps you can say that you are familiar with the United States of America. The Okefenokee Swamp, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, the Adirondacks, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the California coastline, Glacier Bay National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, rodeos, Yosemite National Park, Mount Rushmore, the Everglades, the Appalachians, the Florida Keys, Route 66, the Grand Canyon, Niagara Falls, the Ozarks, the Disney resorts, Bryce Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone and Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park are other places, sights or events that can justify your claim to know America. We at camelopard.com wish you a pleasant journey in the USA.
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