Waukegan Gurnee IL hotels. Reservations for hotels in Waukegan Gurnee Illinois United States of America. Ghosts, hauntings, monsters, folklore, cryptozoology, myths and legends of Illinois. Illinois national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. Advice for travellers from Camelopard.com.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Waukegan Gurnee Illinois hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Peninsula Hotel in Hong Kong (featuring in the Clark Gable movie Soldier of Fortune), the Mandarin Oriental Pudong in Shanghai, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d'Antibes, the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong, the Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong and the Hotel Lisboa and its famous casino in Macau. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.
Legends, Myths, Ghosts, Folklore, Scary Stories and Monsters in Illinois
The phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; the spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; the giant serpent of Lake Michigan; the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; the phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); and the moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
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 red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); 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 spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; the strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, 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 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 long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
Reptiles, Mammals, Birds and other Wildlife / Fauna of Illinois
Eastern cottontail rabbits, ruby-throated hummingbirds, minks, bald eagles, American badgers, gray foxes, copperhead snakes, cottonmouth snakes, red-headed woodpeckers, Eastern chipmunks, prothonotary warblers, groundhogs, bobcats, occasional bears and wolves from neighbouring states, timber rattlesnakes, raccoons, red foxes, wild turkeys, blue jays, black-capped chickadees, common grackles, opossums, endangered but venomous massasauga snakes, white-tailed deer and coyotes are among the wild animals of Illinois.
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