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Six Flags Great America

I-94 at Rte. 132 East., Gurnee, IL 60031
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Ranked #1 of 9 Attractions in Gurnee
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: This amusement park, located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee, has over 100 rides and attractions.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Mequon, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

We just had a family day at Six Flags Great America, and I have to give them this: it's kept clean, the safety features work, and seem up-to-date, and the service was impeccable. Managers and staff walk the park, picking up garbage as they go, and periodically asking folks if they need any help. The rides were great, you definitely... More

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Belleville, wi
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Great rides, go early and go directly to your favorite ride. I think the rides are great and a lot of variety. My only complaint , I think they need to improve on loading single riders, there are too many empty seats on the rides, while people are waiting in lines for an hour on average. They have single rider... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Park is clean, rides are safe and fun, employees are friendly. Great value for the money! I go with my daughter at least twice a year for the last 18 years. I love the time with her and all the fun rides we can go on from when she was little to now being an adult.

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We loved X Flight. It is a smooth ride, and was enjoyed by all members of our family, from ages 15 - 56. We also enjoyed Whizzer, which is a bonafied rollercoaster, but not too scary for younger persons. The park does an excellent job ensuring the safety of all riders.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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212 reviews 212 reviews
108 attraction reviews
314 helpful votes 314 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Warning, this is a very long review. I really wanted to give Six Flags a rating of 2, but our kids did have fun overall and wanted to give it a 4. Thus, the compromise of 3. Expense: First off, everyone knows amusement parks are expensive; however, if you do not purchase additional "flash passes," you will spend most of... More

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Racine, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The park was clean and the staff was friendly. There were a lot of rides for my 4 and 5 year old to go on. We all had a great time.

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This park really really really is extremely clean. The staff each and everyone of them-- no matter who you are , security or not have garbage picker uppers and everyone works together to keep the park clean. The staff is really friendly. Even though the lines are long, it really is worth it. The park has a lot to offer... More

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Greenwood, Indiana
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Lots of fun. Something for everyone to do. Most enjoyable rides. Safe and clean park. X Flight a cool experience. Looks scary but is alot of fun. Batman is really cool too. Can spend whole day on rides without even going to waterpark. Must do place for families of all ages.

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Oneida, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I love Six Flags Great America! It's one of the cleanest parks, it's family friendly yet so big it has a lot of variety! If you're ever bored ride on down to Gurnee, IL and ride the thrills of your life! Get the butterflies, laugh your butt off and get the wind pushed across your faces! Don't forget to try... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This park has rides starting with kids rides to teens, young adults, adults and family rides. There is plenty of choices wether it's rides or water parks. There is also a vierty of good choices, beverages and most definitely snacks. Most importantly you will create countless amounts of memories.

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