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Six Flags Great America

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Address: 1 Great America Pkwy, Gurnee, IL 60031
Phone Number: (847) 249-1776
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: This amusement park, located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee, has...
This amusement park, located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee, has over 100 rides and attractions.
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Fun Day with grandchildren

Long wait for top rides! Food overpriced and not good Personnel very nice The Coke deal for the ticket buying online is good but the 10.00 processing fee is crazy

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Heidelberg
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

we had two fun days . wish I was there now everyone had a nice time the kids liked the rides and the adults enjoyed the food. the funnel cake from with ice cream from demon the and the chicken meal and the pull pork sandwich from aunt marthas boarding house , turkey leg that we got from the food... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My BF & I took off work in the middle of the week to visit Six Flags Great America as we assumed that it wouldn't be as busy on a Wednesday well that was NOT the case. I understand that this was not the fault of Six Flags, however on each of the major rides (Superman, X-Flight, Raging Bull) only... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Long wait for top rides! Food overpriced and not good Personnel very nice The Coke deal for the ticket buying online is good but the 10.00 processing fee is crazy

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Bruges
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43 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Usual yearly trip with the extended family. Quality- usual. It is an amusement park. We did yearly passes and used first time. Multiple issues in getting in. Didnt know u had to register online first. Price-some gets unreal. Drink cups for $20. gets silly with large families. Was surprised that the crowds were actually lighter so lines were shorter. Kids... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I was very impressed with how friendly the park employees were. That made our visit much more enjoyable. However, the lines for the rides are extremely long and made me wonder on several occasions if the park was worth the trip and the money to stand in line for the majority of your day. There is a fast pass available... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We went on a Monday in July. Lines were pretty long (Little Dipper & Roaring Rapids 75 minutes). No food or drinks are allowed in the park. They check your bags at the gate. Buying food in the park is VERY expensive ($3.50 for a Bottle of water, $6 for a soft pretzel, $11.50 for a veggie burger). The Cold... More 

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Mayville, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

What happened to the park I used to know when I was a kid? it looks so old and out dated. Where is Bugs Bunny??? The first thing you see when you walk through the gates is the bunny! I think it's time to go back to old school W.B! Put all of the looney toons back in the spotlight... More 

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Burlington, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My 6 year old son and I went to Six Flags on Friday, July 24th. I have been there many times over the years, but it was his first time - he declared it the best day of his life. :) My biggest piece of advice would be to arrive early. Although the park officially "opens" at 10:30, we got... More 

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Zion, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Best Amusement park in the Midwest lots of coasters, rides, food, games and shows most people have fun go during the week because weekends are packed

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The American Eagle and Batman rides are really fun, and there are a good many rides that were great for pre-teens. Nice park layout, and easy to stay engaged for the day and well into the night.

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Address: 1 Great America Pkwy, Gurnee, IL 60031
Phone Number: (847) 249-1776
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Gurnee

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