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Virtual Tour of Six Flags Great America
Experience the thrills before you go...


Six Flags has 16-thrilling coasters that you have to ride (that is unless you're under the height limit). By late spring, the number will be 17 coasters as Maxx Force, the Gurnee park's newest ride wiill be unveiled this spring! Continue here for the Kid's Guide if you or someone in your family doesn't meet the height restrictions.

Enjoy the ride at Six Flags Great America and Hurricane Harbor as we provide a first-hand virtual look at many of the rides the Gurnee amusement park has to offer.

The Tour

Here is the grand Georama walking tour of the entire Gurnee amusement park with Director of Park Operations & Media Professional, Dameon Nelson. Continue here to see Six Flags Great America's map. 

Maxx Force

The 2019 coaster is called Maxx Force. This magnificent piece of equipment is slated to be the fastest acceleration roller coaster in North America taking riders from 0-78 mph in under two seconds, It also will become the tallest inversion riide in the world as well the fastest inversion coaster in the world. Maxx Force opens in late spring/early summer. Below is a rendering of the new ride.

Mardi Gras Hangover

Six Flags Great America's newest coaster, the Mardi Gras Hangover, is the world's largest loop coaster. The ride features 32 face-off style seats (like THE JOKER) and thrill enthusiasts have the opportunity to view fellow riders' reactions on the daring coaster riding at 360-degree revolutions. 

THE JOKER Free-Fly Coaster

THE JOKER, is one of the most unique attractions as the ride features innovative magnetic technology and unique swiveling vehicles. On this wicked new adventure, you'll soar outside the confines of the track in wing cars facing other riders.


This beast of a ride is the Guinness Book of World Record's tallest and steepest wooden roller coaster. Goliath once was the fastest wooden roller coaster,. However,"Lighting Rod" a wooden ride in Pigeon Forge, Tennesee's amusement park called Dollywood now owns the title of swiftest wooden coaster. Take the Goliath challenge!

The Demon

This high-speed looping coaster was one of the first coasters in the world to feature a double corkscrew. This version of the Demon was Rage of the Gargoyles; which was a virtual reality transformation of the roller coaster. The Rage of the Gargoyles has since discontinued. However, you can still get a feel for the timeless coaster with this video. 


Defy gravity on this ground-breaking wing coaster which features cutting-edge technology. You are clear for takeoff on X-Flight.

The Whizzer

This spiral lift coaster has been delighting riders since the park opened in 1975. The Whizzer is usually the first roller coaster many first-time thrill- seekers experience.

Riptide Bay 

From towering slides that ride at 40 miles per hour, to surfing, to inner tubing to just playing or relaxing in the pool, Hurricane Harbor has all the thrills and relaxation you're looking for during Lake County's hot and humid summers. Continue here to learn more about Hurricane Harbor. 


The Viper

Bolting down eleven incredible drops at 50 mph, the Viper will challenge even the bravest snake charmers. In this video, the coaster is riding backward. Enjoy the wooden ride!

Batman: The Ride

The masked superhero takes you on a menacing ride of relentless loops and twists. Batman has is not fond of the idea that THE JOKER is his neighbor! 

More Rides at Six Flags Great America

Many rides are featured in this video including, the Columbia Carousel, the Little Dipper Roller Coaster, Buccaneer Battle, MagiQuest, Hurricane Harbor, the Viper, Raging Bull, V2, SUPERMAN: Ultimate Flight, Giant Drop and the Demon.

 Continue here to see more of Six Flags Great America and Hurricane Harbor's videos. 




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No matter which route you take, all roads lead to fun in Lake County, Illinois, which is located halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Lake County is home to 170 lakes and rivers, 30,000 acres of lush forest preserves, miles of hiking and biking trails, Six Flags Great America, Naval Station Great Lakes, Ravinia Festival and sandy beaches along Lake Michigan's shoreline. Family adventure is around every turn and awaits you in Lake County.
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