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Six Flags Great America
Six Flags Great America
Chicago, Illinois
 
 

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Family Rides

Family fun is what we're all about at Six Flags. So get ready to let loose and laugh. From the highest heights to the gentlest adventures, we've got plenty of rides you can enjoy together. 

 

  • Big Easy Balloons rotating mid air on a clear bright day

    Mardi Gras

    Minimum Height: None with adult

    Whirl through the sky over Mardi Gras on this revolving hot air balloon float-a-thon.

  • Buccaneer Battle
    Closed for the Season

    County Fair

    Minimum Height: 36" with adult

    A mutiny is brewing at Six Flags Great America. Jump in your boat and aim your soaker gun.

  • teen couple in geometric patterned teacup on Chubasco

    Southwest Territory

    Minimum Height: None with adult

    This tea party’s out of control on a teacup-style spin-a-rama. The more you twist, the harder you spin!

  • Columbia Carousel overlooking the clear blue Reflection Pond on a bright sunny day

    Carousel Plaza

    Minimum Height: None with adult

    Step back in time and choose your ride on this restored old time classic carousel, a favorite for all ages.

  • blue Condor cars rotating high in the sky with guests

    Orleans Plaza

    Minimum Height: 42" with adult

    Spread your wings and take to the sky as these birds of a feather flock together on this family favorite.

  • Woman on Fiddlers Fling in blue car

    County Fair

    Minimum Height: 36" with adult

    A dizzying scrambler-type ride that is certain to whip you into a frenzy!

  • Hometown Fun Machine

    Hometown Square

    Minimum Height: 36" with adult

    You won’t be able to tell backwards from forwards once you’ve whirled on this thrill machine.

  • Two girls splashing down Logger's Run
    Closed for the Season

    Yukon Territory

    Minimum Height: None with adult

    This water flume will take you on a thrilling descent into a swirling lagoon.

  • Cow spotted Ricochet cars swinging midair with guests

    Southwest Territory

    Minimum Height: 42" with adult

    Can you handle being spun around and hurled up and down all at the same time?

  • River Rocker full of guests swinging mid-air

    Southwest Territory

    Minimum Height: 36" with adult

    Feel the high-flying rush as your swinging canoe sets sail, swinging high and low on waves of excitement.

  • Family in yellow raft floating down Roaring Rapids
    Closed for the Season

    Mardi Gras

    Minimum Height: 36" with adult

    Brave the current on the ultimate white-water river rafting experience!

  • Woman riding Rue le Dodge orange bumper car

    Orleans Place

    Minimum Height: 42" with adult

    No need for brakes as you put your pedal to the metal on this classic, clobbering, bumper car smash-up!

  • Red train engine coming into the station
    Closed for the Season

    Hometown Square & County Fair

    Minimum Height: None

    Take a round trip scenic adventure through the park on this classic locomotive.

  • Bright red train Engine on Scenic Railway
    Closed for the Season

    Hometown Square

    Minimum Height: None

    Take a round trip scenic adventure through the park on this classic locomotive.

  • Sky Trek Tower
    Closed for the Season

    Carousel Plaza

    Minimum Height: None

    See the great view from an elevation of 330 feet.

  • THE DARK KNIGHT entrance with BATMAN in the foreground

    Orleans Place

    Minimum Height: 42" with adult

    Chase THE JOKER deep underground on GOTHAM’s abandoned subway.

  • The Lobster off center with blue sky in the background

    Hometown Square

    Minimum Height: 36" with adult

    Can this octopus shake the lobster?

  • Red and green cars swirling onTriple Play

    Hometown Square

    Minimum Height: 36" with adult

    You’ll get triple the twists and triple the dizzies on this whirlwind of a ride!

  • Whirligig

    Yankee Harbor

    Minimum Height: 48"

    Swing through the air on this chair lift spinning gracefully through the sky.

  • Wide shot of Whizzers lift hill when the ride opened

    Hometown Square

    Minimum Height: 36"

    This spiral lift coaster has been delighting riders since the park’s opening.

  • Two ladies coming down water flume in orange Yankee Clipper boat
    Closed for the Season

    Yankee Harbor

    Minimum Height: None with adult

    This water flume will take you on a thrilling descent into a swirling lagoon.

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