Marshalltown Area IA hotels. Search for hotels in Marshalltown Area Iowa USA. Iowa myths, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends and ghosts. Camelopard's wisdom for travellers. Iowa national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Marshalltown Area Iowa hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa, the Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the Villa D'Este on Lake Como, the Queen Mary in Long Beach, the Hotel Metropole in Hanoi and the Imperial Hotel in Delhi. are some of the world's most famous hotels.
Legends, Folklore, Scary Stories, Ghosts, Myths and Monsters in Iowa
The well dressed ghost, believed by some to be Al Capone, in the Hotel Julien Dubuque; ghosts including a gypsy queen, accompanied by crows, in Union Township Cemetery, Algona; the ghost of a little girl in the Hawkeye Theatre, Fort Dodge; the spectre of a little girl that signals visitors to leave Hickory Hill Cemetery in Charlotte; the spectre of a woman in evening dress and the ghost of Cary Grant in Hotel Blackhawk, Davenport; unexplained phenomena in the Grand Opera House, Dubuque; and the phantom Native Americans that still chase the ghost of Mrs Lott in Vegors Cemetery, Lehigh, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Iowa.
The White Lady haunting the Granger House Museum in Marion; the dragon that created Spirit Canyon on the Big Sioux River; the snapping turtle the size of a car in Big Blue lake, Mason City; the ghosts of a well dressed man and a lady in white at The Hotel Ottumwa in Ottumwa; how a Native American girl called White Cloud is buried at Lover's Leap, Elkader, where she leapt to her death after mistakenly believing that her white lover had been forced to jump; the Van Meter Visitor, a giant, bat-like, light-emitting creature, freed from its subterranean lair by coal miners, that terrorised the town of Van Meter in 1903 and which might be reawakened someday (the entrance of the mine was dynamited to shut in the monster but the townsfolk had better pray that the price of coal does not climb much higher); and the Mud Man, a humanoid creature apparently made of mud, that inhabits the area near the Metz Railroad Trestle Bridge in Newton (part of a human skull was recently found in the vicinity), are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Iowa.
State Forests, National Parks, National Forests, State Parks, Nature Reserves and Refuges in Iowa
Loess Hills State Forest; Mark Twain National Wildlife Refuge; De Soto National Wildlife Refuge; Hawkeye Wildlife Area; Stephens State Forest; Union Slough National Wildlife Refuge; Big Creek State Park; Lennon Mills Wildlife Area; Shimek State Forest; Yellow River State Forest; and Hayden Prairie Wildlife Area, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Iowa.
America is one country that nearly everyone wants to visit at some time in their lives. 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 Salt Lake City, Sitka, Chicago, Houston, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Fairbanks, Boston, Philadelphia, New York, Honolulu, St Louis, Minneapolis, Dallas, Fort Lauderdale, Detroit, Indianapolis, Kansas City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Albuquerque, New Orleans, Washington DC, Miami, Corpus Christi, Savannah, San Diego, Juneau, Santa Fe, Skagway, Seattle, Sacramento, Atlantic City, Anchorage, Atlanta and Lake Tahoe. Then perhaps you can say that you are familiar with the United States of America. Yosemite National Park, Niagara Falls, the Everglades, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the wild west town of Tombstone, Mount Rushmore, the Grand Canyon, rodeos, the Okefenokee Swamp, Glacier Bay National Park, Bryce Canyon, the Ozarks, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, the Appalachians, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Yellowstone National Park, the California coastline, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Route 66, the Disney resorts, the Florida Keys, the Adirondacks 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. By the way, you will find other Camelopard tips, hints, anecdotes or warnings on other pages of the website.
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