Gurnee is a village in Illinois. It's best known as the home of the Six Flags Great America amusement park.

Get in

By car

Interstate 94, a north-south artery linking Chicago and Milwaukee, runs right through Gurnee. Gurnee is also accessible via US 41, US 45 and Illinois 21.

By train

Two Metra lines serve Gurnee, albeit indirectly. The Union Pacific North Line between Kenosha and the Ogilvie Transportation Center in downtown Chicago serves Waukegan, and the North Central Service between Antioch and Chicago Union Station serves Grayslake. Washington Street links the two stations, with Gurnee in between.

By bus

Several Pace bus lines serve the Gurnee area, including the 565 which runs from the right near the Metra station in Waukegan all the way to the Gurnee Mills area.

By plane

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is the closest airport to Gurnee. Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport is the next closest.

Get around

Grand Avenue, which is part of Illinois State Route 132, is the main strip of the town. Six Flags Great America and the Gurnee Mills Mall are both located on Grand. Washington Street is the other primary east-west thoroughfare.





Gurnee has a wide variety of chain and local restaurants and eateries.


Go next

Routes through Gurnee

Milwaukee Kenosha  W  E  Waukegan Chicago
Milwaukee Kenosha  N  S  Waukegan Chicago

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