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by krawz5
Sat Aug 19, 2006 10:12 am
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: First Visit Date and Memories
Replies: 29
Views: 21717

Gurnee-about 1977. I don't think we went the first year but definately the 2nd year they were open. I was 6 and remember tickets being $7.95. I remember going on smaller rides like Triple Play and The Fun Machine with my mom. I also remember going to the "kiddie section" and I can't remember the nam...
by krawz5
Sat Jun 17, 2006 7:01 am
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Admission Prices
Replies: 10
Views: 8814

An adult ticket at Gurnee this year is $54.00!!!!!!!!!!!! Kids tickets are about $10 less. Wippty Do. And parking!!!! Parking is $15!!!!!!! I do remember it being $7.95 and then it going up to $12.95, and then when it was up to $25 when I was in high school we all thought THAT was insane. Thank good...
by krawz5
Mon Jun 12, 2006 4:49 pm
Forum: Remembering Marriott's GREAT AMERICA
Topic: Weekend Trip to Chicago brings back memories and questions.
Replies: 11
Views: 8747

I was just at Great America in Gurnee myself over the weekend. I remember going there when it first opened up and paying only $7.00 to get in!!!!! I, too, have NEVER ridden the Eagle backwards. I also don't remember a dancefloor at all. I took my 6 year old on The Demon. He LOVES the Wizzer and he's...