Discover the top things to do in Gurnee
Situated almost midway between Chicago and Milwaukee, the Country Inn & Suites in Gurnee, IL is an ideal base for visits to Lake Michigan’s western shore and Chicago metro area attractions. Families can find exciting things to do close to the hotel, from the thrilling rides at Six Flags Great America to shopping and entertainment at the Gurnee Mills complex. More interested in outdoor fun? Head to Illinois Beach State Park to play along Lake Michigan’s coast, or hit Bowen Park to enjoy its playgrounds, woods, and skate park. There’s year-round entertainment at Pleasant Prairie RecPlex, while Rollins Savanna Forest Preserve offers 1,200 restored acres with bird-watching opportunities and trails for hiking and snowmobiling. For a bit of history, visit the National Museum of the American Sailor while you tour Naval Station Great Lakes. If you’re planning a day trip to Chicago, you can easily hop on I-94 and be downtown in about 45 minutes.
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