Six Flags Great America Gurnee, IL

1 Great America PkwyGurnee, IL 60031
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Unleash the excitement at Six Flags Great America Chicago, the ultimate destination for thrill-seekers and families alike. Dive into the adventure with over 75 rides, from the towering drops of Goliath to the splashy fun of Hurricane Harbor. The whole family will be thrilled by the new addition in 2024, Sky Striker, a high-flying, soaring adventure.

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Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Gurnee Travel Experts
  • The park is cashless, including parking toll booths, retail stores, and restaurants. Cash-to-card kiosks are available throughout the park if you only have cash.
  • Some rides at Six Flags Great America have height and weight age restrictions, follow the posted guidelines at ride line entrances.
  • The park offers a range of dining options, including burgers, pizza, BBQ, salads, and sweets. Consider dining at less busy times to save time.
  • Stroller and wheelchair rentals are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • For your convenience, storage lockers are available for rent just inside the front gate on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Save money at the park by purchasing a souvenir bottle and get free refills throughout the day.
  • Re-entry to the park is allowed by hand stamp at the exit/re-entry gate.


from Six Flags Great America Chicago
Experience the ultimate in thrills and excitement at Six Flags Great America! Located in Gurnee, Illinois, just outside of Chicago, Six Flags Great America is a sprawling 304-acre amusement park offering a world-class entertainment experience for thrill-seekers of all ages.

With over 75 rides, attractions, and shows, there's something for everyone at Six Flags Great America. Brave the adrenaline-pumping drops and loops of roller coasters like Goliath, Raging Bull, and X Flight, or cool off at Hurricane Harbor water park with thrilling water slides and relaxing lazy rivers.

For younger visitors, Kidzopolis provides pint-sized adventures with kid-friendly rides and attractions. Plus, don't miss out on live entertainment, delicious dining options, and fun-filled events throughout the season.

Whether you're seeking heart-pounding thrills or family-friendly fun, Six Flags Great America promises an unforgettable experience for all!

Six Flags Great America NEW Ride in 2024 — The Sky Striker
Prepare to achieve new altitudes on Sky Striker, a high-flying, soaring adventure. Sky Striker will send you into the clouds as you swing back and forth on its massive pendulum, creating the ultimate stomach-drop feeling as you touch the sky.

Hold on tight as Sky Striker takes you 172 feet into the air, swinging through the sky at speeds of up to 75 miles per hour. Take in unique views of Six Flags Great America as you soar along 130-degree swings of the towering pendulum, nearly going upside down.

As you swing through the clouds you will also spin, adding even another dimension to this maximum-thrills experience. This first-of-its-kind ride for the park creates a freefall sensation like no other. As Sky Striker lowers you back down to earth, you’ll already be raring to go on your next journey through the sky.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Six Flags Great America Chicago

Where is Six Flags Great America located?

Six Flags Great America Chicago is located off I-94 between Chicago and Milwaukee at 1 Great America Parkway, Gurnee, IL 60031.

Are selfie sticks and monopods allowed in the park?

Selfie sticks, monopods, and similar items are not allowed inside Six Flags parks.

Can someone save my place in line?

Guests must adhere to the no-line-saving policy, even if queues are lengthy. Skipping ahead, saving spots, or exiting and rejoining the line is not permitted. Those leaving the line must return to the back if they wish to rejoin. Violations may result in ejection without refund.

What should I wear?

Six Flags Fiesta Great America maintains a family-friendly environment with enforced dress standards for health and safety. Proper attire, including shirts, shorts/pants, and suitable footwear, is required. Clothing with offensive language or graphics is prohibited, and admission may be denied for inappropriate attire deemed by management.

Is re-entering the park allowed if I need to temporarily leave?

Yes, you may leave and re-enter the park on the same day with a hand stamp. Please get your hand stamped and re-enter through the re-entry gate.

When does Six Flags Great America close for the season?

Six Flags Great America typically opens in April and closes at the end of October.

Is Six Flags Great America suitable for small children?

Yes, Six Flags Great America offers exciting rides for kids of all ages. Children ages 2 and under receive free admission.

How much is parking at Six Flags Great America?

Standard parking starts at $40 plus tax per vehicle per day. Preferred parking starts at $50 plus tax.

Are pets allowed?

Please leave your pets at home, pets are not permitted in the park, with the exception of service animals. There is no kennel facility available at Six Flags. Pets may not be left in an unattended vehicle in the parking lot.

Can I bring my own food and beverages into the park?

No outside food, beverages or coolers may be brought into Six Flags Great America. Exceptions are made for guests with special dietary needs including certain food allergies and baby food/formula. Guests should visit the Guest Services building to the right hand side of the main entrance upon arrival for approval to bring in special dietary foods.