As the Community of Opportunity, Gurnee's municipal government structure provides full time police, fire, and public works services to 31,000 residents and over 100,000 visitors daily to our community. Gurnee is home to Gurnee Mills Mall, Six Flags Great America / Hurricane Harbor Water Park, and Great Wolf Lodge and Waterpark. Gurnee is located in Lake County, IL, approximately 15 miles south of the Wisconsin state line and 30 miles north of downtown Chicago and is accessible by Interstate 94 or US Route 41.
Whatever you want in a getaway destination, Gurnee has it all in one place; extraordinary shopping, world-class entertainment and distinctive accommodations. Visit Gurnee Mills and shop an amazing 220 stores along with many entertainment venues and themed restaurants. Six Flags Great America offers thrilling rides, spectacular shows and Hurricane Harbor, boasting hundreds of wild and wet water activities for all ages.