Six Flags Great America Across from Hotel’s Location
From the adrenaline rush of the thrill rides at Six Flags to the serenity of Lake Michigan, you and your family are sure to have a memorable time during your stay in Gurnee, Illinois—and the Country Inn & Suites is close to it all. You can find Six Flags Great America just across from the hotel’s location, and the popular shopping destination Gurnee Mills Mall only minutes away. (Shoppers won’t want to miss the hotel’s Shop N’ Stay Getaway offer
!) The village of Gurnee is located about halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee, so take a day trip to experience the big city before returning to the comfort of your room or suite. If you’re visiting the area to attend a graduation at the Great Lakes Naval Base, contact the hotel to inquire about special rates.
Be sure to visit the following attractions:
- Downtown Chicago (45 miles)
Take a day trip to Chicago to marvel at the city’s many skyscrapers, galleries, museums and parks. Catch a game at one of the nation’s best sports cities, and be sure to try the famous deep-dish pizza.
- Downtown Milwaukee (40 miles)
Take a brewery tour, explore the Harley Davidson Museum or Discovery World, stroll down the Riverwalk or catch an exciting seasonal event at the “City of Festivals.”
- Genesee Theatre (6.1 miles)
Spend an evening at this beautifully restored historic theatre, where you can catch a film, a local production or a national comedy or musical act.
Phone: +1 (847) 263-6300
- Great Lakes Naval Base (6.5 miles)
This complex on the shores of Lake Michigan is home of the US Navy’s largest training station and only basic training (boot camp) facility.
- Gurnee Mills Mall (0.5 miles)
You can spend an entire day exploring one of the biggest shopping centers in Illinois. This indoor mall features 200 stores, a movie theater, the Rainforest Café and even an indoor ice skating rink.
Phone: +1 (847) 263-7500
- Lake Michigan (8 miles)
A short drive from the hotel brings you to the shores of Lake Michigan, where you can enjoy boating, fishing, water sports or simply relax and take in the view.
- Pleasant Prairie RecPlex
Get a day pass to one of the nation’s largest recreation facilities, which includes an ice arena, several swimming pools, a children’s waterpark and an 18,000-square-foot exercise center.
Phone: +1 (262) 947-0437
- Rink Side Family Entertainment Center (2 miles)
Burn off some energy and win prizes while you do! Located at Gurnee Mills Mall, this entertainment complex includes an ice rink, an arcade, laser tag, “Glow Golf” and more.
Phone: +1 (847) 856-1064
- Six Flags Great America Amusement Park (Adjacent to the hotel)
Test your courage on thrilling coasters such as Demon and Superman: Ultimate Flight, or enjoy kid-friendly rides such as the world’s tallest carousel. In the summers, beat the heat at the Hurricane Harbor water park.
Phone: +1 (847) 249-2133
- Tempel Farms - Tempel Lipizzans (6 miles)
Get acquainted with the noble snow-white Lipizzan—the oldest horse breed of Europe, carefully bred and protected at this facility. Visit a dressage performance to watch precise and elegant horsemanship.
Phone: +1 (847) 623-7272
- Waukegan Sports Park and Field House (3.3 miles)
This 721-acre property includes golf courses, soccer fields, tennis courts, multiple playgrounds, an outdoor swimming pool and recreation centers, as well as a nature preserve.
Phone: +1 (847) 782-3300