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Six Flags Great America

1 Great America Pkwy, Gurnee, IL 60031
+1 847-249-1776
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Either eat at the park or you ride, you can't do both!

It's a great theme park and water park. Excellent rides for all level of thrills or ages. Water... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cox K
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Chicago
COASTERS AFTER DARK FRIDAY JUNE 15 2018

A HORRIBLE experience. arrived at 845 pm to huge crowds and lines galore. the average wait for a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Scott F
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Chicago, Illinois
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This amusement park, located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee, has over 100 rides and attractions.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“flash pass” (215 reviews)
“season pass” (219 reviews)
“raging bull” (196 reviews)
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 yesterday

It's a great theme park and water park. Excellent rides for all level of thrills or ages. Water park is also great. I expect to to be in the long lines for those major rides and wouldn't mind at all the wait time there however,...More

Thank Cox K
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A HORRIBLE experience. arrived at 845 pm to huge crowds and lines galore. the average wait for a ride is 1 1/2 hours same for food lines. drink lines also huge. THERE WAS NO FLASH PASS available after 9pm. even if you were a diamond...More

4  Thank Scott F
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I bought food passes this year for six flags. The 1st day I went there I got in lone at 1:30 for my lunch. I stayed in line till 4:00 when I finally got my food. The 2nd time I went it was a 2...More

1  Thank ronpatty
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great fun packed day at Great America. Recommendations to get the most out of your day: -buy tickets online at least one day prior to going to save time and money -get there 45 minutes before opening time to get a good...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been going here for the past 3 years, and I have noticed that every year, the park is getting worse and worse with fights happening everywhere, and the workers getting more and more strict about little things (Chewing gum, running, etc. ) and...More

4  Thank Adam T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to many amusement parks over the years and Six Flags Great American has never disappointed. The place is clean and friendly staff. I have a blast on the rides and I always make a point to get the fast pass so I...More

2  Thank IndyMedic2006
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After 4 visits to this park since October I can say they have some great attractions for coaster folks and the rest of the family. X Flight, Goliath and Superman are all excellent with several other very good attractions in Raging Bull and Batman the...More

Thank Tator320
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Six Flags is a great bargain if you purchase the season pass and food pass. Buy it in the spring for the upcoming year to save money. They have rides and shows for all ages and the park is really clean.

1  Thank Steve G
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are huge theme park fans so we generally know our way around a theme park. This was our first visit to Great America and although we had fun, it could have been much, much better. We went to Superman at rope drop and after...More

Thank Hokiechip
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After spending $180 on tickets for 3 of us, then having to spend another $26 on parking, the experience didn't live up to them prices, I'll start by saying the rides that we went on apart from the dark knight coaster (don't even bother with...More

1  Thank Jamiehill091989
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Emma M
9 June 2018|
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Response from Steve G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but they would be limited to the kids section.
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adamtravels_1969
9 June 2018|
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Response from LaurelNixon | Reviewed this property |
Not sure - I think you'd need to call their customer service number
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Stacy D
22 May 2018|
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