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New Coaster Planned for Six Flags Great America in 2018

Shortly before Fright Fest presented by SNICKERS kicked off in 2017, the Gurnee amusement park announced a new coaster planned for Six Flags Great America in 2018. The structure is slated to open in summer 2018. This addition to the Gurnee amusement park is the 16th coaster to join BATMAN: The Ride, Raging Bull, Goliath, X-Flight, American Eagle, […]

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Conquer a Goliath Coaster at Six Flags Great America

If you’re seeking the thrill of a lifetime, look no further than Six Flags Great America in Gurnee, Ill. Today, the amusement park’s newest roller coaster, Goliath, opens to the public. Yesterday, a few members of the Lake County team were able to preview the appropriately-named Goliath roller coaster. Goliath will change everything you think you […]

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The Must Do’s and See’s of Lake County 2014

2014 is your year! Can you feel it?  It holds excitement and adventure around every corner!  It’s the year of new things and no regrets! The fun part of it all?  You don’t always need a plane ticket to discover a memory you’ll carry with you forever.  There are plenty of new things to try, […]

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Save & Splurge: 25+ Ideas for a Frugal Family Vacation

Why travel across the country for a vacation, when memories are waiting right here in Lake County?  In this blog, guest blogger Zena from LetsLassoTheMoon.com tells about her family’s vacation to Lake County, and when splurging is worth it!   Save & Splurge: 25+ Ideas for a Frugal Family Vacation   Some say there is a […]

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World Record Setting Roller Coaster Coming to Six Flags!

That’s right! You heard me.  Coaster enthusiasts rejoice!  We’re talking the tallest, steepest and fastest wooden roller coaster in the world. And it’s coming to Gurnee in 2014! The craziest thing about this coaster?  The the thing goes upside down… twice.  Oh, and there’s no shoulder restraints.  We’re talking over 70 miles an hour with […]

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