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Chicago IL hotels. Look for your hotels in Chicago Illinois United States of America. Illinois attractions, sights, wildlife refuges, national and state forests, national and/or state parks. Illinois scary or weird stories, monsters, myths, legends, folklore, hauntings and ghosts. Ghostsafari's wisdom for travellers.

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  • We wish you an enjoyable stay at your chosen Chicago Illinois hotel. The famous and/or historic hotels of the world are major destinations in their own right. The Renaissance Suzhou Hotel in Suzhou China, the Peace Hotel (formerly the renowned Cathay Hotel) in Shanghai, the Four Seasons Hotel Macao Cotai Strip in Macau, the Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town, the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, the Hotel Baur au Lac in Zurich and the Savoy Hotel in London. are among the historic, famous and/or luxurious of the international hotels.

    Mammals, Reptiles, Birds and other Wildlife / Fauna of Illinois

    Endangered but venomous massasauga snakes, white-tailed deer, bobcats, ruby-throated hummingbirds, red foxes, black-capped chickadees, red-headed woodpeckers, prothonotary warblers, occasional bears and wolves from neighbouring states, common grackles, gray foxes, copperhead snakes, groundhogs, timber rattlesnakes, coyotes, Eastern cottontail rabbits, cottonmouth snakes, bald eagles, raccoons, minks, blue jays, Eastern chipmunks, opossums, wild turkeys and American badgers are among the wild animals of Illinois.

    Legends, Folklore, Myths, Monsters, Scary Stories and Ghosts in Illinois

    Gigantic, aggressive thunderbirds; the chatty little ghost Abigail, who haunts the Ruebel Hotel in Grafton; the phantom guests of Desoto House Hotel in Galena (the hotel boasts Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant as former living guests); the red eyed and three legged Enfield Monster; the giant serpent of Lake Michigan; 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 long snouted, hominid, Tuttle Bottoms Monster; and 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, 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); Big Muddy, the Murphysboro mud monster (similar to the Cole Hollow Monster); 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 spirits of Congress Plaza Hotel, Chicago, especially the spectral woman in Room 441; the phantom monks of St Rita of Cascia church, Chicago; the strange phenomena of Robinson Woods, Chicago; the hairy, anthropoid Cole Hollow Monster, or Cohomo; the spirit of a 1920s flapper with bobbed hair that haunts Waldheim Cemetery in Forest Park; and the moans of a suicidal chambermaid, heard on the sixth floor of the Hotel Baker in Saint Charles, are other legendary tales of ghosts and haunted places in Illinois.


    America is one country that nearly everyone wants to visit at some time in their lives. How well can you know the USA? Try visiting Washington DC, New York, Kansas City, Atlanta, Lake Tahoe, Anchorage, Salt Lake City, New Orleans, Corpus Christi, Dallas, Atlantic City, Phoenix, Skagway, Miami, Los Angeles, St Louis, San Diego, Juneau, Honolulu, Chicago, Albuquerque, Detroit, Boston, Santa Fe, Fort Lauderdale, Indianapolis, Minneapolis, Sitka, Seattle, San Francisco, Savannah, Fairbanks, Las Vegas, Philadelphia, Sacramento and Houston. 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 plantations and bayous of the Mississippi Delta, the Okefenokee Swamp, Mount McKinley and fabulous wildlife in Denali National Park, the wild west town of Tombstone, the Disney resorts, Hawaiian volcanoes such as Mauna Loa, the California coastline, Mount Rushmore, Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, the Adirondacks, Native American nations such as the Navajo and the Hopi, rodeos, the Ozarks, the Everglades, the Arctic wilderness of Alaska, the Appalachians, the beach at Waikiki in Hawaii, Glacier Bay National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, Marvellous scenery and sea life in Kenai Fjords National Park, Yosemite National Park, Bryce Canyon, Route 66 and the Florida Keys are also iconic sights and destinations. and its staff hope that you enjoy your stay.

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