North Chicago IL hotels. Search for hotels in North Chicago Illinois United States of America. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Illinois. Hints and tips for holidaymakers or business travellers. Hauntings, monsters, ghosts, legends, folklore and myths of Illinois.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your North Chicago Illinois hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Chelsea Hotel in New York, the Goldeneye Hotel (once the home of James Bond author Ian Fleming) in Jamaica's Oracabessa Bay, the Langham Shanghai Xintiandi in Shanghai, the Cascades Hotel at Sun City in South Africa, the Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes and the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Illinois
Navy Pier, Chicago with its Ferris Wheel, entertainments, shops and restaurants; the Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue, Chicago; the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, which preserves the house and neighbourhood in which Abraham Lincoln lived; Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford; Millenium Park in Chicago; and the shores of Lake Michigan, are among the attractions of Illinois.
Folklore, Monsters, Myths, Scary Stories, Ghosts and Legends in Illinois
The spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; 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 phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); the moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); the strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; and the giant serpent of Lake Michigan, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
The hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; the spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; 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 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 long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms 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; and the phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
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