Gurnee, IL

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Six Flags Great America featuring rides
Whether you’re a thrill-seeker or a shopper, you can find something of interest in this charming suburb of Chicago in Lake County, Illinois.

Gurnee is not far from Chicago, but it has its own set of things to do and see. Enjoy the excitement of the dozens of roller coasters and rides at Six Flags Great America. Shop for just about any item imaginable at Gurnee Mills.

Find adventure at Six Flags Great America. Take a spin on the grand double-decker Columbia Carousel. Stroll through the carnival-like atmosphere in the County Fair section. Transport yourself to New Orleans in the Mardi Gras and Orleans Place sections. Experience unparalleled thrills on the Raging Bull roller coaster or the floorless Vertical Velocity. Visit the Yukon Territory section and go on rides themed around the rugged wilderness of Northwest Canada.

Cool off in Hurricane Harbor, the water park located within Six Flags. Speed along the twin Paradise Plunge and Riptide slides. Plummet down the Wipeout or Mega Wedgie rides. Take the whole family on a leisurely float down Castaway Creek. Splash around in Monsoon Lagoon.

Browse through more than 200 stores in Gurnee Mills. Explore the Z-shaped mall, where you can find everything from canoes to coats to couches. Get lunch or dinner in one of the many restaurants inside Gurnee Mills.

Enjoy the beautiful scenery and refreshing water of Lake Michigan, the only one of North America’s Great Lakes that is located entirely within the United States. Drive a few minutes outside Gurnee to Illinois Beach State Park. Take advantage of numerous outdoor recreational opportunities, from hiking to camping to swimming to boating. Enjoy the weather on the sandy beach.

Find Gurnee near the shores of Lake Michigan about 40 miles (65 kilometers) north of Chicago. Its two main attractions, Six Flags Great America and Gurnee Mills, make the town a popular destination for visitors. For a more metropolitan atmosphere, drive south to Chicago or north to Milwaukee.

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Chicago Gurnee
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Chicago Gurnee
2.5 out of 5
5688 Northridge Rd, Gurnee, IL, 60031
The price is $64 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
$64
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Gurnee. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the family amenities ...
3.6/5 Good! (1,015 reviews)
"The property is undergoing some renovations at the moment, but over was clean and comfortable for a night stay."

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2023

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Chicago Gurnee
Great Wolf Lodge Illinois
Great Wolf Lodge Illinois
3 out of 5
1700 Nations Dr, Gurnee, IL, 60031
The price is $150 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
$150
per night
Feb 6 - Feb 7
Stay at this 3-star family-friendly resort in Gurnee. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 6 indoor pools. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy beds ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (585 reviews)
"Amazing"

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2022

Great Wolf Lodge Illinois
Baymont by Wyndham Gurnee
Baymont by Wyndham Gurnee
2.5 out of 5
5430 Grand Ave, Gurnee, IL, 60031
Fully refundable
The price is $76 per night from Feb 12 to Feb 13
$76
per night
Feb 12 - Feb 13
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Gurnee. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the comfy rooms in ...
3.6/5 Good! (1,019 reviews)
"I like the quietness, And breakfast and the pool.. I didn't like that the jacuzzi was not up and running.."

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2023

Baymont by Wyndham Gurnee
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Pet-friendly Hotel Near Metropolis Performing Arts Center! FREE Parking, Pool!
Pet-friendly Hotel Near Metropolis Performing Arts Center! FREE Parking, Pool!
Arlington Heights, IL
Stay at this vacation home in Arlington Heights. Enjoy free breakfast, a fitness center, and onsite parking. Popular attractions Wolff's Flea Market and Kemper ...
Pet-friendly Hotel Near Metropolis Performing Arts Center! FREE Parking, Pool!
Family Townhome available - 2 Bedroom, 1.5 bath, tv, kitchen, appliances, I94
Family Townhome available - 2 Bedroom, 1.5 bath, tv, kitchen, appliances, I94
Waukegan, IL
Stay at this golf vacation home in Waukegan. Enjoy free WiFi, onsite parking, and a garden. Popular attractions Naval Base Great Lakes and Six Flags Great America ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (7 reviews)
Short stay
"Four of us stayed here overnight. We were pleasantly surprised by how spacious this place is. Everything was clean and comfy. Loved the ease of accessing the home. Communication with the owner was prompt and very helpful. The neighborhood is quiet and seemed safe. Overall great stay for what we ..."

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2022

Family Townhome available - 2 Bedroom, 1.5 bath, tv, kitchen, appliances, I94
1BR APT in Quiet Arlington Neighborhood
1BR APT in Quiet Arlington Neighborhood
2.5 out of 5
202 N Salem Ave, Arlington Heights, IL, 60005
Stay at this apartment in Arlington Heights. Enjoy Netflix, a TV, and digital TV. Popular attractions Metropolis Performing Arts Center and Arlington International ...
1BR APT in Quiet Arlington Neighborhood
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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