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Great Getaway!

If you like roller coasters this is the place! Husband and I came for the day to take a break from... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wrennay
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Wisconsin
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Great rides

I’ve been going to SFGA for decades, but this was my first time with my wife, who had never been... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
mrk4th
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Chicago
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This amusement park, located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee, has over 100 rides and attractions.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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1 Great America Pkwy, Gurnee, IL 60031
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+1 847-249-1776
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Park was dirty, staff is unprofessional, and many of the rides not operating. Last visit was over 6 years ago and was same experience.

1  Thank Brett J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As Stl members we decided to try great America. Tried to upgrade passes and dining upon arrival to no avail. Must be done at home park. Needless to say our basic dining pkg wouldn’t work so paid lots of cash for something we had already...More

1  Thank Suzanne J
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you like roller coasters this is the place! Husband and I came for the day to take a break from work and parenthood. Had a Great Day!

Thank Wrennay
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I’ve been going to SFGA for decades, but this was my first time with my wife, who had never been on a roller coaster in her life. Weather was perfect on a Wednesday in July. We got there at opening and for the first two...More

Thank mrk4th
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love rollercoasters enough to wait in line an hour plus this is your place. Lots of rides, lots of lines. On a hot summer day you can do a couple water rides or of course the water park. The food is typical park...More

2  Thank mbdennis
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sigh. I just echo everyone else here. The rides are great. The food is terrible and overpriced and take SO long to get. I mean the food lines are so slow. Each meal is $15. I don't understand what takes so long to dump a...More

2  Thank andwhite1
Reviewed 1 week ago

How do you pay for new roller coasters? Raise prices on everything from parking (now $26) to soda ($4.50 per bottle) to candy ($5.00 per 10 oz bag). But the crowds keep coming! This is one of six flags' best parks thanks to the original...More

2  Thank Jim580
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every staff member seemed like they were very unhappy with their job. Long lines 15 dollars for a beef sandwich with generic cheese . Waited almost an hour for refills on the free refil soda(which was 18.00) I paid 170 for flash pass when 5...More

2  Thank liz g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Many great rides here plus water park. The 100 degree weather put a negative spin on the amusement rides but still fun. The Joker and Superman are alright as well as the three on West side by water park part. Overall alright but parking at...More

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrive early to get a good parking spot and get through the entry lines quickly. Many areas had shade which was fantastic on a hot day. We visited on a Sunday. Short lines all morning. Were able to ride all the rides we wanted to...More

2  Thank Jennifer K
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