If you are looking for a town where a lot of fun awaits you, head to Gurnee, Illinois, where your days will be filled with lots of exciting things to do for kids of all ages!
Considered as a part of the Chicago metropolitan area, the village of Gurnee packs a lot of punch when it comes to family fun. Inhabited by more than 31, 000 people and covering a total area 13.57 square miles, the city draws in more than 20 million annually, making it the one of the most visited towns in the country.It was named after the 14th Mayor of Chicago, Walter S. Gurnee. The town is just 37 miles from Chicago, Illinois, and 46 miles from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The nearest major airport is Chicago O'Hare International Airport which is 32 miles away.
Gurnee is where you can shop and enjoy a number of activities for the entire family. The Gurnee Mills is one of the largest outlet and value shopping destinations in the state. Established in 1991, Gurnee Mills has a wide selection of shops, restaurants, an indoor zoo, entertainment center and a 20-theater Cineplex. This mall caters to everyone in the family so you need not worry about the kids getting bored. Of course the kids can’t wait to visit the Six Flags Great America! With a number of thrill rides, family rides, and kids’ rides, and water park rides, you are sure to have a lot of exciting and fun time with the kids. It has more than 25 restaurants, 14 shops, and features a number of events scheduled all throughout the year. Aside from Six Flags Great America, you can enjoy water activities at KeyLime Cove, a water park where you can spend hours enjoying wild water rides or a relaxing swim while the little ones enjoy the water playground.
Gurnee might be a small town but it has so much to offer! Consult your travel agent for more details.