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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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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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Waukegan, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

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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24 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

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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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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
12 helpful votes 12 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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gurnee, illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Pass for the year is a great value. Waterpark is a big perk for the warm weather!!! Park is always kept clean!

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Gurnee, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Excellent place to go with the kids. Rides are great, food is great. Workers and all people are very friendly

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