Vienna IL hotels. Find accommodation / hotels in Vienna Illinois USA. Camelopard presents advice, anecdotes and warnings for travellers. Illinois national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. Illinois cryptozoology, hauntings, monsters, folklore, ghosts, myths and legends.
We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Vienna Illinois hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund, the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong, the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa, the Imperial Hotel in Delhi, Hotel La Mamounia in Marrakesh (Marrakech) and the Mandarin Oriental Pudong in Shanghai. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Legends, Scary Stories, Myths, Monsters, Ghosts and Folklore in Illinois
The giant serpent of Lake Michigan; the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; the phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); the strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; the moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; 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; and the phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
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 nine or more spectres that haunt Original Springs Mineral Spa and Hotel in Okawville, including a former owner and a Lady in White; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); the spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; 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 hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; and the spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
Reptiles, Birds, Mammals and other Wildlife / Fauna of Illinois
Gray foxes, ruby-throated hummingbirds, red-headed woodpeckers, endangered but venomous massasauga snakes, blue jays, timber rattlesnakes, opossums, raccoons, minks, Eastern chipmunks, black-capped chickadees, bald eagles, American badgers, white-tailed deer, occasional bears and wolves from neighbouring states, coyotes, groundhogs, wild turkeys, copperhead snakes, common grackles, red foxes, Eastern cottontail rabbits, prothonotary warblers, cottonmouth snakes and bobcats are among the wild animals of Illinois.
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