The village of Gurnee is one of the top tourist destinations in the Chicago Metropolitan Area of Illinois. Families with children are drawn to Gurnee hotels by the village's huge theme park, and shopping enthusiasts by its expansive shopping mall. Dozens of parks and playgrounds in Gurnee also make it a great place for families to consider when looking for Chicago hotels.
Out and About in Gurnee
Hotels near Gurnee give you easy access to one of the top family destinations in the region: Six Flags Great America and Hurricane Harbor. This huge theme park offers 14 roller coasters for thrill-seekers, rides designed just for younger children, and a 20-acre water park. It's generally open from late April until the end of October. Gurnee also has an indoor water park. Find cheap hotels in Gurnee, and you'll have extra cash to spend at Gurnee Mall, one the village's major attractions. With more than 200 stores ranging from high-end department stores to discount racks, it's one of the largest indoor shopping malls in the state. The mall also features an entertainment complex with a movie theater, indoor ice rink, mini-golf course, and laser tag. You won't want to lug armfuls of shopping bags back to your hotel on foot, so look into Gurnee car rentals and make the journey easy. Other tourist attractions in Gurnee include an antiques market, a button museum, and several public golf courses.
Eating and Drinking
Outside of Six Flags and Gurnee Mall, discover the greatest assortment of dining establishments in the village along Grand Avenue and Milwaukee Avenue. Restaurant options include steakhouses, pizza places, several Italian restaurants, ice cream parlors, a brewery, and, for those with a sweet tooth, a unique chocolate-themed restaurant. If you're ready to see the sights of Gurnee, let Travelocity help you bundle your flight and hotel together. Booking both at the same time can save you up to $537.