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“Great Time”

Six Flags Great America
Ranked #2 of 14 things to do in Gurnee
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: This amusement park, located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee, has over 100 rides and attractions.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Anchorage, Alaska
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94 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Great Time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

Kids had a great tiem - not busy - we were able to ridae every ride with minimal wait - A great park - look forward to returning

Visited May 2014
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Wauconda, Illinois
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“a wonderful time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

it was a great way to spend the day with family and friends. we had many different ages and likes and dislikes and for the most part we were able to keep the group happy.

Visited June 2014
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Always a good time....”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

Expect long lines/wait times on weekends. The BEST time to go is on a weekday. It's pricey, so always check for discount coupons and BOGOs. If you live nearby you might want to consider a season pass that includes parking!

Visited June 2014
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Aurora, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good time had by all!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

With action rides and a safe environment to trust kids on their own, Great America was a definite hit. Kids got the thrills and fun, we parents got the safety and enjoyment of the park and rides. A nice place to spend all day. One of the few places you can still allow your teens to spend a day.

Visited June 2014
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Shorewood, Illinois
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Six Flags/Goliath review”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014

Went to Six Flags on Friday and had a great time. We got there around 2:00 and got on Raging Bull within 15 minutes. The lines for everything except Goliath were pretty short. Since we are season pass holders we figured we'd wait to ride Goliath when the Coasters after Dark started. At around 7:00 the fog started rolling in and we figured we shouldn't wait much longer to get in line. Had about a 2-hour wait, but it was worth it!! Goliath is AMAZING! It did break down throughout the day and once when we were in line, but that's expected with a new ride. Definitely a must ride on your next visit. It's smooth, fast and very thrilling. It was foggy and dark when we went, which added to the excitement, since we couldn't really see anything. We didn't do the water park this time, but there is a $5 charge this year if you are not a season pass holder (excluding thrill pass). Overall it was a great day.

Visited June 2014
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