Metropolis IL hotels. Find accommodation / hotels in Metropolis Illinois United States of America. Travel advice suggested by Camelopard. Illinois cryptozoology, hauntings, monsters, folklore, ghosts, myths and legends. Illinois national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Metropolis Illinois hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Claridge's in London, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau, the Polana Hotel in Maputo and the Renaissance Suzhou Hotel in Suzhou China. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Attractions and Sights/Places to See in Illinois
Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford; the Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue, Chicago; the shores of Lake Michigan; Navy Pier, Chicago with its Ferris Wheel, entertainments, shops and restaurants; the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, which preserves the house and neighbourhood in which Abraham Lincoln lived; and Millenium Park in Chicago, are among the attractions of Illinois.
Legends, Ghosts, Scary Stories, Monsters, Myths and Folklore in Illinois
Gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; the giant serpent of Lake Michigan; 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 phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; and the long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
The spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; 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; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); 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 moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; 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 spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; and 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), are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
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