Zion IL hotels. Find hotels in Zion Illinois United States of America. Illinois national parks, state parks, state forests, national forests, wildlife, sightseeing and/or attractions. Camelopard presents advice, anecdotes and warnings for travellers. Myths, legends, fearsome critters, ghosts, folklore, monsters, hauntings and eerie tales of Illinois.
Camelopard wishes you a comfortable stay in your Zion Illinois hotel. When you get the chance, stay in some of the famous, luxurious and/or historic hotels of your destinations. The Villa D'Este on Lake Como, Claridge's in London, the Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong, the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, the Savoy Hotel in London, the Palace of the Lost City at Sun City in South Africa and the Renaissance Suzhou Hotel in Suzhou China. are among the classic or luxury hotels of the world.
Sights/Places to See and Attractions in Illinois
The Magnificent Mile on Michigan Avenue, Chicago; Navy Pier, Chicago with its Ferris Wheel, entertainments, shops and restaurants; the shores of Lake Michigan; Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford; Millenium Park in Chicago; and the Lincoln Home National Historic Site in Springfield, which preserves the house and neighbourhood in which Abraham Lincoln lived, are among the attractions of Illinois.
Monsters, Legends, Myths, Folklore, Scary Stories and Ghosts in Illinois
The phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; 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 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 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 spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; and gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds, are among the true ghost stories, myths and legends of Illinois.
The moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles; the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; the spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; 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; Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); the long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster; the phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); and the giant serpent of Lake Michigan, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.
America welcomes careful drivers; also pilots and passengers, for that matter. Be as familiar with famous places as you might like to be with famous people. Albuquerque, Dallas, Juneau, Detroit, Seattle, Minneapolis, Skagway, Boston, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Savannah, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Atlantic City, San Francisco, Lake Tahoe, Phoenix, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Santa Fe, Chicago, Corpus Christi, Sitka, New York, Kansas City, Fairbanks, St Louis, Sacramento, Atlanta, Anchorage, Washington DC, San Diego, Miami, Los Angeles, Indianapolis and Honolulu. If you have seen those cities, you have at least seen the most famous ones in the USA. Visiting all fifty states is something that even most Americans cannot manage but it is possible to visit those cities, as well as other iconic destinations such as Rodeos, the California coastline, the Florida Keys, the wild west town of Tombstone, Route 66, the Ozarks, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, the Appalachians, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the Grand Canyon, the Disney resorts, the Everglades, the Okefenokee Swamp, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, Yosemite National Park, Mount Rushmore, the plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, Glacier Bay National Park, the Adirondacks, Bryce Canyon, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, Yellowstone National Park, Niagara Falls and Mount Rainier National Park. Casually mentioning places that you have visited can be as impressive as mentioning the names of celebrities that you have met. We at camelopard.com wish you a pleasant journey in the USA.
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