Streamwood IL hotels. Find inns, motels or hotels in Streamwood Illinois United States of America. Advice for keeping safe on your journey. Strange or scary tales, folklore, hauntings, monsters, legends, myths and ghosts of Illinois. Sights, attractions, wildlife, national and state parks and/or forests of Illinois.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Streamwood Illinois hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau, Raffles Hotel in Singapore where the Singapore Sling was invented in the hotel's Long Bar, the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles, the Imperial Hotel in Delhi, the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa and the Grand Coloane Beach Resort in Macau. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Illinois
The shores of Lake Michigan; the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, which preserves the house and neighbourhood in which Abraham Lincoln lived; Millenium Park in Chicago; Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford; the Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue, Chicago; and Navy Pier, Chicago with its Ferris Wheel, entertainments, shops and restaurants, are among the attractions of Illinois.
Folklore, Legends, Ghosts, Scary Stories, Monsters and Myths in Illinois
The phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; the long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster; 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 nine or more spectres that haunt Original Springs Mineral Spa and Hotel in Okawville, including a former owner and a Lady in White; the moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; and the spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
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 chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; the strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; the spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; 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 guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); the giant serpent of Lake Michigan; the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; and Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster), are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
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