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Six Flags Great America

Just 15 minutes away from affordable Pleasant Prairie hotels, Six Flags Great America offers a fun family attraction guaranteed to astound and amuse. In addition to thrilling rides and waterslides, the park provides electrifying live shows and entertainment. 

Thrill Rides

Welcome to the premier theme park experience for thrill-seekers and adrenaline junkies alike. Rollercoaster aficionados will jump at the opportunity to ride the new Maxx Force, a triple-record-breaking ride. The Maxx Force has the fastest launch time and inversion of any coaster, in addition to the tallest double inversion around! Eager to test your courage? See if you can conquer the Goliath, a wooden roller coaster which features the tallest, steepest drop of any ride in the world. You’ll plunge 180 feet in a heart-racing free fall before banking into high velocity turns and head-over-heels inversions.

Family Friendly 

Six Flags Great America features a variety of family-friendly rides that will inspire wonder and delight in kids and grown-ups alike. Float on the Big Easy Balloons, or whirl about on the whimsical Columbia Carousel, a two-level carousel with ornately carved chariots, horses, and animals in a menagerie of old-fashioned elegance. This is just the beginning — Six Flags Great America offers a wealth of magical rides perfect for the whole family.

Water Park

Looking to beat the heat? Splash-down into Hurricane Harbor, an excitement-soaked waterpark at Six Flags Great America. Coast with the whole family down Castaway Creek, a relaxing lazy river ride that will give you a tour of the park. Challenge the family to a race for the ages on the Wahoo Racer, a head-first toboggan ride down an ultra-slick track with twists and turns galore. When you’re ready for intensity, blast off on the Mega Wedgie, and plunge five stories at 40 mph into a refreshing blast of cool water.

Entertainment

As if their breathtaking rides were not enough, Six Flags regularly hosts special events and live entertainment guaranteed to enchant the whole family. Experience Party Gras, a New Orleans style interactive dance fest with a bright, colorful parade and jazzy, up-tempo music. Or gather in Hometown Square in the evening, and marvel at the scintillating light show and choreographed dance routines of the nightly Block Party. You and the family may even want to take to the floor yourself!

Food and Shopping

When it’s time to take a break from the excitement, Six Flags Great America serves up delicious food and cool beverages. Sit in the shade with your family and enjoy a snack of pretzels and popcorn, or feast on burgers and pizza. Six Flags also offers lighter fare sure as salads and wraps for health-conscious adventurers. Whether you’re looking for that perfect souvenir or need to pick up some sunscreen, the park offers several convenient shops with Six Flags Great America gear and vacation necessities.

Hotels Near Six Flags Great America

A short 15-minute drive to Six Flags Great America, Pleasant Prairie makes the perfect place to lay your head before and after a day of adventure. Your family will enjoy free breakfast, indoor pool, and free Wi-Fi at Holiday Inn Express & Suites and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott. The La Quinta Inn and Super 8 by Wyndham are comfortable for people and pets alike  Newly renovated and the area’s only full-service HIlton, Doubletree offers a variety of rooms, many amenities, accessibility features for guests with disabilities, and adjacent access to the Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlet Mall. Learn more about Pleasant Prairie hotels now.


Whether you crave sensational rides, family-friendly entertainment, or want to cool down with wet and wild adventure, Six Flags Great America is the place to be.

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