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Gurnee Guide: Let's Go Play

By: Jonathan Jones 09/28/2016

Play and stay in Gurnee as this portion of our Guide to Gurnee brings you to the festivals and other events this fine town throws annually.

goliath-twist-shoutSix Flags Great America and Hurricane Harbor 542 N. Route 21

Scream with delight at Six Flags Great America and companion park Hurricane Harbor. The thrills and chills you seek are here with 14 heart-pounding roller coasters and the new 4D thrill ride JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis. By next season – there will be a 15th rollercoaster called the JOKER to add to the DC Comic rides that include two BATMAN rides, SUPERMAN and JUSTICE LEAGUE: Battle for Metropolis. Don’t forget to take the Goliath challenge – a coaster that is the Guiness Book of World Records certified tallest, steepest and fastest wooden roller coaster.

Jump America 880 Lakeside Dr.

Imagine a room of trampolines where you can defy gravity for an entire day. This 16,000 square foot facility is full of tarampolines, two dodgeball courts, a foam jumping pit, kids zone and so much more. The Gurnee jumping factory is not just for kids aged four years old and up, it’s great for big kids or adults too. Schedule your birthday, party, day camp, school event, civic and community and coporate gatherings at Jump America.

Tilt Studio at Rink Side - Click to EnlargeTilt Studio at Rink Side in Gurnee Mills 6170 W. Grand Ave.

Sick and tired of shopping? Looking to up your game so you can register a hat trick in your next game? Want to escape reality and hunt down villains in a video game? Tilt Studio at Rinkside has all of these features. From a state of the art entertainment center to a regulation-sized ice skating rink, 180 video and interactive games, laser tag, 18 holes glow  in the dark mini golf, Tilt Studio has it all. Host your group events or birtyda parties at the Gurnee Mills facility and their several party packages will knock your skates off. Not to mention, besides all of the amenities, they do make a mean pizza.

Bittersweet Golf Club - Click to EnlargeBittersweet Golf Club 875 Almond Rd.

Challenging and scenic 18-hole golf course that offers the public a fantastic practice facility with lighted driving range and natural grass tees. PGA golf instructors on staff to help improve your game. In addition, we can help you plan the perfect golf outing, small wedding or special event. Or stop by the Fireside Grill for breakfast, lunch, dinner or Friday fish fry.

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