Melrose MN hotels. Search for hotels in Melrose Minnesota USA. Minnesota folklore, legends, myths, ghosts, monsters and hauntings. Tips for travel abroad, countrywide or at home. Minnesota attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Melrose Minnesota hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, the Renaissance Suzhou Hotel in Suzhou China, Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech), the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau, the Chelsea Hotel in New York and the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa. are some of the world's most famous hotels.
National Forests, State Forests, State Parks, National Parks, Nature Reserves and Refuges in Minnesota
Big Bog State Recreation Area with moose, black bears and wolves; Maplewood State Park; Big Fork State Forest; Blue Mounds State Park with its herd of bison; the huge Superior National Forest with bears, lynx, moose and several hundred wolves; Minnesota Valley State Recreation Area; Scenic State Park; Split Rock Lighthouse State Park; Chengwatana State Forest; Banning State Park with bears, beavers and other animals; Savanna Portage State Park with gray wolves, moose and black bears; Finland State Forest; Tettegouche State Park with waterfalls, beavers, moose, bears and wolves; Bear Head Lake State Park with beavers, moose, wolves and bears; Chippewa National Forest; Jay Cooke State Park; Mille Lacs Kathio State Park; Itasca State Park, the oldest and largest in Minnesota, with wildlife such as timber wolves; George H Crosby Manitou State Park; Judge C R Magney State Park with the mysterious Devil's Kettle waterfall as well as bears, moose and wolves; Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge; Wild River State Park; Voyageurs National Park with moose, timber wolves, beavers and black bears; and Fond du Lac State Forest, are among the national or state parks, forests and refuges of Minnesota.
Legends, Myths, Monsters, Ghosts, Scary Stories and Folklore in Minnesota
Tales of the giant lumberjack Paul Bunyan, whose statue in Brainerd is animated (there are also statues of Paul and his blue ox Babe in Bemidji); Native American stories about the wendigo, a ghoulish, insatiable, man-eating manitou that was sometimes a mutated, cannibalistic human; the mischievious, monkey-like argopelter that throws sticks at people; the spiritual significance of the pipestone quarries in Pipestone National Monument, where the clay is stained reddish by the blood of bison (buffalo) eaten by the Great Spirit, where the first man and woman were created from the clay, where thunderbirds nest and where, beneath granite boulders, the spirits of two Native American shaman women called Tsomecostee and Tsomecostewondee dwell and may still be consulted by those who go there for their pipe clay; ghostly footsteps heard on the Washington Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis (the poet John Berryman and others have leapt to their deaths from the bridge); the unexplained geological mystery of the Devil's Kettle waterfall and pothole; the story of Winona, who leapt to her death near the town named after her (it was once called Keoxa) because her father would not let her marry the man she loved (are all Winonas unlucky in love?); and the sad tale of Wenonah (also spelled Winonah, Wynonah or Winona and meaning first-born), who used a knife to take her own life near Fort Snelling when, prompted by an envious woman, a jealous suitor falsely condemned her during the Feast of the Virgins, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Minnesota.
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