Holiday Your Way with Gurnee Attractions

Brown paper packages tied up with strings, these are a few of my favorite things in Gurnee

Extreme Flight Simulation

Extreme Flight Simulation provides individuals with frequent flyer miles in the Gurnee facility's airplane simulator. Take off, coast and land as this soaring simulator accurately reproduces the flight deck of the 737 NG. The aerodynamic attraction is open to the public, and no flight experience is needed. But wait - there's more. Lose yourself in the Gurnee space's Virtual Reality Gaming Lounge highlighted by 40+ experiences. 

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Marcus Theatres at Gurnee Mills

Be the first to check out this state-of-the-art cinema's latest holiday or renowned movie. Zaffiro's, the onsite eatery offers delectable fare and beverage options.

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Launch Trampoline Park Gurnee - formerly Jump America

Launch Gurnee

Jump for joy at this indoor fun and fitness trampoline emporium. The venue features a ton of trampolines, two dodgeball courts and a foam jumping pit. The perfect place for your kids between the holiday shopping.

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Lake Carina Forest Preserve 

The Lake County Forest Preserve entity provides all of the holiday feels, especially when there's snow on the evergreens. Lake Carina Forest Preserve is highlighted by a fishing pier, access to the trails, an off-leash dog park, the perfect place for cross country skiing, nature observation and more. During the warm months, there is access into the Des Plaines River via canoe launch. But when it gets a little brisker, bring your rod and tacklebox for choice ice fishing. 

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Great Wolf Lodge Illinois

Great Wolf Lodge Illinois

Ahhhwooooo! The wolf has risen. Your little slip and sliders can have some holiday fun in the Northwoods-themed park and accommodation. Whatever the temperature may be outside, it’s always a comfortable 84 degrees in the Gurnee resort. Your woodsy adventure starts and ends with the 80,000-square-foot facility with water slides, a river to be lazy on, a wave pool, a kiddie area and so much more. Great Wolf Lodge is also highlighted by mini-golf, an arcade, a bowling alley, fun and games with the Wolf characters and so much more. Venture to the Gurnee facility for a fam glamping experience. Mosquitos aren't invited.

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Top Shelf Ice Arena

This state-of-the-art ice arena center is located inside Gurnee Mills. It’s an opportunity to slap shot like Chicago Blackhawk’s star Jonathan Toews. Whatever your favorite activity is on the ice, invite friends and family to create memories to twirl, twizzle and triple lutz on Lake County's newest indoor ice arena.

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World of Illumination: Arctic Adventure at Six Flags Great America

World of Illumination at Six Flags Great America

A holiday celebration returns Six Flags Great America. World of Illumination, a light display that makes spirits bright experience, provides it's Arctic Adventure drive-through. Your host, is none other than Beti the Yeti, your shy but amiable tour guide to the illuminating outing is in cahoots with the man in the big red suit. Families will be immersed in an astounding snowflake tunnel, synced up to your favorite holiday tunes. The light display on a whole showcases over a million lights, while your drive will be about 20-30 minute experience complemented by your radio. On select days, visitors can go through the Six Flags Great America doors to ride the dolled up Columbia Carousel. Wasselers can also enjoy the eats and drinks from the Carousel Market and marvel at the park staple's lights. 
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For other holiday happenings in Lake County, continue here. For more about the Village of Gurnee, click here.


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