Sleepy Eye MN hotels. Find inns, motels or hotels in Sleepy Eye Minnesota USA. Myths, legends, fearsome critters, ghosts, folklore, monsters, hauntings and eerie tales of Minnesota. Advice for keeping safe on your journey. Wildlife, state and national forests and parks, attractions and/or sights of Minnesota.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Sleepy Eye Minnesota hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the Renaissance Suzhou Hotel in Suzhou China, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, the Mandarin Oriental Macau, the Excelsior Hotel in Hong Kong near the famous noonday gun, the Mandarin Oriental Pudong in Shanghai and the New Stanley Hotel in Nairobi. are internationally renowned hotels.
Birds, Reptiles, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of Minnesota
Weasels, skunks, golden-crowned kinglets, wild turkeys, beavers, yellow-rumped warblers, white-tailed deer, spotted sandpipers, muskrats, brown creepers, timber rattlesnakes, wood turtles, magnolia warblers, sandhill cranes, great horned owls, snowshoe hares, red squirrels, ruffed grouse, fishers, southern red-backed voles, Blanding's turtles, hermit thrushes, barred owls, pine grosbeaks, Blackburnian warblers, masked shrews, American martens, red crossbills, ovenbirds, turkey vultures (also called turkey buzzards), Canadian lynx, red foxes, river otters, black-throated green warblers, red-tailed hawks, boreal chickadees, common ravens, great blue herons, ospreys, trumpeter swans, coyotes, broad-winged hawks, veeries, gray jays, Eastern chipmunks, winter wrens, bald eagles, common mergansers, meadow voles, black-capped chickadees, American kestrels, peregrine falcons, minks, red-eyed vireos, herring gulls, sharp-tail grouse, red-breasted nuthatches, gray wolves (timber wolves), raccoons, black bears, hummingbirds, Eastern wood pewees, least flycatchers, white-throated sparrows, least chipmunks, reintroduced bison, moose, common loons and Northern flying squirrels are among the wild animals of Minnesota.
Ghosts, Monsters, Scary Stories, Myths, Legends and Folklore in Minnesota
Ghostly footsteps heard on the Washington Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis (the poet John Berryman and others have leapt to their deaths from the bridge); 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); the unexplained geological mystery of the Devil's Kettle waterfall and pothole; 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; 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?); Native American stories about the wendigo, a ghoulish, insatiable, man-eating manitou that was sometimes a mutated, cannibalistic human; 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.
Welcome to the United States. How well can you know the USA? Try visiting Lake Tahoe, Sitka, Houston, Kansas City, Santa Fe, Atlantic City, Minneapolis, Miami, Fairbanks, Indianapolis, Boston, Honolulu, Juneau, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Corpus Christi, Skagway, San Diego, Philadelphia, Fort Lauderdale, St Louis, Los Angeles, Albuquerque, Detroit, Salt Lake City, Atlanta, Phoenix, Washington DC, New Orleans, New York, Sacramento, Dallas, Chicago, Savannah, Seattle and Anchorage. Nobody can see every part of the United States of America but those cities are probably the ones that nearly everybody on earth has heard of. The wild west town of Tombstone, Mount Rushmore, the Florida Keys, the California coastline, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, the Everglades, the Ozarks, Yosemite National Park, Glacier Bay National Park, the Adirondacks, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Okefenokee Swamp, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Yellowstone National Park, the Disney resorts, Mount Rainier National Park, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, rodeos, Niagara Falls, Route 66 and the Appalachians are also iconic sights and destinations. By the way, you will find other Camelopard tips, hints, anecdotes or warnings on other pages of the website.
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