Maywood IL hotels. Find rooms / hotels in Maywood Illinois United States of America. Illinois myths, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends and ghosts. Illinois national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. Anecdotes, hints, tips and warnings by Camelopard.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Maywood Illinois hotel. Seasoned travellers will become acquainted with the famous hotels in their destinations. The Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles, the Sofitel Rio de Janeiro Copacabana, the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong, the Villa D'Este on Lake Como, the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the beautiful and historic San Ysidro Ranch in Santa Barbara and the Polana Hotel in Maputo. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
State Parks, National Forests, State Forests, Nature Reserves, National Parks and Refuges in Illinois
Middle Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge; Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge at the confluence of the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers; Pere Marquette State Park, a pathetic 8000 acres but still the largest state park in Illinois and which permits the licensed shooting of deer, turkeys, raccoons and squirrels within its small boundaries; Apple River Canyon State Park; Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge; the 280000 acre Shawnee National Forest (there had to be at least one significant wild place in Illinois); Beall Woods State Park on the Wabash River; and the strange geology of Starved Rock State Park, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Illinois.
Ghosts, Monsters, Legends, Myths, Scary Stories and Folklore in Illinois
The moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; 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 chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); the strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; the long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster; and the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
The giant serpent of Lake Michigan; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; 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 phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; the spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; 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; and 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, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
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