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Address: 1 Great America Pkwy, Gurnee, IL 60031
Phone Number:
+1 847-249-1776
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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Plenty of fun for kids of all ages... quite expensive... more than $5,00 for a soda - and no outside food or beverage is allowed unless you have a baby or very young child. Plan... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Kathy B
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a great amusement park with so much to do. The rides are very fun, but have long lines. I recommend coming on a week day if possible and not a weekend. The food is overpriced but overall it has been a blast!!

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Thank xer11
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20 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Six Flags Great America is one of the best Six Flags I have ever visited. The rides here are ones I wish I had to ride back in California. From Goliath (Hybrid) to X Flight and all attractions in between this is a way every Six Flags Park should be built. I got a taste of one of the rides... More 

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Thank Ryan H
Beach Park, Illinois
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is in the heart of Gurnee, Illinois. Close to Gurnee Mills Mall and all kinds of restaurants in the area. They have a bus route outside of the park and you can also drop off your children. The security is all over the park and they have several great vendors inside the park like food and games for... More 

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Thank Marlyn J
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of fun for kids of all ages... quite expensive... more than $5,00 for a soda - and no outside food or beverage is allowed unless you have a baby or very young child. Plan on spending at least 4-5 hours to get your money's worth. If you plan on attending more than once in a season buy a season... More 

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Thank Kathy B
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Six flags is always a great place to go! We usually go at least once a year when visiting WI! So much fun!

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North Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very expensive for one day passes and food. Get in on a annual pass or something similar with free parking and you have a party. Tons to do but some of the side vents cost extra. Use your discover for the royal treatment including your own entry gate.

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Thank bgskyman
Round Lake Park, Illinois
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

There are lots to do at this theme park. Great waterpark. Best to go during the week. They have rides for teens, adults & young children. Season pass and dining pass are a great value.

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Thank TRJ3
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

OK, its an amusement park. Are there lots of different rides? Yes. Some theater shows? Yes. Carnival games? Yes. Lots of food/drink vendors? Yes. Will I have to sell my first born to afford a weekend here? YES!!! Unless you buy a season pass, like the locals do, and/or are made of money... this is going be a very costly... More 

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Thank Dave D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

They have everything for every age member of the family, from roller coasters thru water park. Excellent price for all you can share and so many different attractions.

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Thank Rafael S
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17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Way too overcrowded. X flight and Goliath were broken down. Flash pass was worth it. Got on a bunch of rides. They need to get rides working all the time though.Superman was amazing. Viper was surprising awesome. Staff was great Demon sucks now with VR. It took forever even with Flash pass. Left after 30 minutes. It's like Disney: way... More 

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