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Address: I-94 at Rte. 132 East., Gurnee, IL 60031
Phone Number: 847/249-4636
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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Utter Madness

We visited as a group of 6 adults and 3 children for Fright Fest October 2014. I was surprised at how insanely packed the place got by nightfall. Just seas of people. I would... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
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Juneau, Alaska, United States
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Chicago, Illinois
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253 reviews 253 reviews
99 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Go here every season the staff are always professional and attentive the park is always clean always something fun to do here

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

my friends and i got on the x2 we had to pay for the lockers and didnt have cash on us it took us 1 hour and 45min to get to the front of the line so we didnt wasnt to risk going down and getting money. we lost our phones we went up to multiple people to ask them... More 

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Waukegan, Illinois
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Six Flags in Gurnee, Illinois is the best amusement park in Illinois. If you have been searching for fun and excitement look no further because you have found it. From roller coasters to water slides Six Flags has it all.

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Lemont, Illinois
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103 reviews 103 reviews
25 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Six Flags is a great time for all ages. My older kids absolutely love coming here. When they were little they liked it too. Great roller coasters and they are offering healthier food options now. If you like to be spooked, go during Fright Fest!

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Rochester, Wisconsin
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Not impressed at all. We gave it another try after not going there for a few years, and were totally unimpressed. If you are a highsc hool student who wants to get away from the parents for a day, have at it, but for others, it's crowded, smelly, and expensive.

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Orland Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We enjoyed the park. The wait times were long but we anticipated that. For the best experience visit two days to really get the best benefit of the park.

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Juneau, Alaska, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We visited as a group of 6 adults and 3 children for Fright Fest October 2014. I was surprised at how insanely packed the place got by nightfall. Just seas of people. I would definitely recommend a Flash Pass, it is worth every penny. The oldest child of the group was separated from the rest of us ( do not... More 

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Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

With no other attraction in the area Six Flags Great America does not seem to care the wait for ONE ride is over an hour long. They know it is over an hour long as they post signs. Six Flgs solution................pay more money and you can skip the line

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Chicago, Illinois
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141 reviews 141 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Love Great America so much to do. Whenever I go I spend the whole day their. Lots to do for all ages and I love riding the giant wood rollercoaster. Lots of food places to satisfy everyones taste

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Chicago, Illinois, Usa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

You can't beat the value for a full day of fun. Great rides, friendly staff. Could be cleaner, but I'm not complaining. Really the ticket prices, food prices, season pass prices are a deal. This is not Orlando. You shouldn't compare it to Orlando. It's Gurnee, IL and it is good fun. So you should go. And wear your sunscreen.

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