The City of Gurnee, IL
The city of Gurnee is located in the state of Illinois in Lake County and has a population of 30,571 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Gurnee is Chicago, approximately 29 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Gurnee, including Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Outback Steakhouse, KFC, Culvers of Gurnee and International House of Pancakes. For a larger selection of Gurnee restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Gurnee Golf Courses and/or Amusement Parks, including the Six Flags Great America, Bittersweet Golf Club, Foss Park Golf Course, Midlane Country Club(Back/Front Course at Midlane Country Club ) and Heather Ridge Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Gurnee please click on the Attractions tab above. The following 5 airports are located in or near Gurnee:
- Chicago DuPage Airport (DPA)
- Chicago Executive Airport (PWK)
- Chicago O'Hare Intl. Airport (ORD)
- Kenosha Regional Airport (ENW)
- Waukegan Regional Airport (UGN)
Gurnee, Illinois Climate and WeatherIn the month of September, Gurnee experiences an average high temperature of 73 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in September are usually about 52 degrees with an average rainfall of 3.4 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Gurnee with daytime temperatures averaging 78 degrees in the summer, and 32 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Gurnee to receive an average of 1.68 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 3.7 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 102 degrees in the summer and as low as -27 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Gurnee should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 58 degrees, and nighttime lows of 39.
Gurnee, Illinois Attractions
1ABA Museum of Law - Chicago,
The ABA Museum of Law, opened in November 1996 in Chicago, Illinois by the American Bar Association, is the only national museum that focuses on the role of law and the legal profession in America and throughout the world. Its goal is to engage the public in the legal system and make it relevant in their lives. In an effort to increase understanding of lawyers and the work they do, the museum highlights lawyers who were well-known for other work as well as well-known trials.
2Addison Golf Course - Addison,
The Addison Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in DuPage County Illinois. Built in 1958, this Addison course is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 630-628-9713. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 19W250 Army Trl Blvd, Addison, IL 60101
3Allstate Arena - , Rosemont,
Allstate Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Rosemont, Illinois.
4Alpine Valley Resort (Meadow/Sugar Creek Course at Alpine Valley Resort) - , East Troy,
The Alpine Valley Resort is a 27 hole resort golf course in Walworth County Wisconsin. is open apr 1 to nov 1. For tee time information call the pro shop at 262-642-7374. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: Hwy D, East Troy, WI 53120
5Alumni Hall - DePaul University - Chicago,
Alumni Hall was a 5,308-seat multi-purpose arena in Chicago, Illinois. The arena opened in 1956 to replace DePaul Auditorium, the school's prior on-campus gym. It was home to all the DePaul University Blue Demons men's basketball team from 1956 until they moved to the Rosemont Horizon. The women's team played all their home games at Alumni Hall from 1974 to 2000, while the men's team played occasional games there.
6Antioch Golf Club - Antioch,
The Antioch Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Lake County Illinois. Built in 1954, this Antioch course is open all year. Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 847-395-3004. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 40150 N Route 59, Antioch, IL 60002
7Apple Orchard Golf Course - Bartlett,
The Apple Orchard Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in DuPage County Illinois. Built in 1960, this Bartlett course designed by David Gill is open apr 1 to oct 30. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 630-540-4807. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 696 W Stearns Rd, Bartlett, IL 60103
8Arboretum Golf Club - Buffalo Grove,
The Arboretum Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Lake County Illinois. Built in 1990, this Buffalo Grove course designed by Dick Nugent is open mar 1 to dec 1. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 847-913-1112. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.
Address: 401 Half Day Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089
9Arlington Lakes Golf Club - Arlington Heights,
The Arlington Lakes Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Cook County Illinois. Built in 1979, this Arlington Heights course designed by Garrett & David Gill is open mar 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 5 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 847-577-3030. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1211 S New Wilkes Rd, Arlington Heights, IL 60005
10Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago,
The Art Institute of Chicago is an encyclopedic fine art museum that is situated in Chicago, Illinois's Grant Park. The Art Institute has one of the world's most notable collections of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art in its permanent collection. Its diverse holdings also include significant American art, Old Master's, European and American decorative arts, Asian art and modern and contemporary art.
Gurnee, Illinois Hotels
Gurnee, Illinois Restaurants
This is a list of Gurnee Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Breakfast & Brunch Restaurants, Steak & Barbecue Restaurants and Japanese Restaurants. Happy Dining!
Published August 30, 2012
Six fantastic reasons for your family to visit Chicago with the best attractions from museums and aquariums, to parks and zoos.
Published August 22, 2011
Come explore the treasures of Chicago's best family museums from America's first planetarium to the exciting children's museum exhibits, to vast nature collections
Published December 13, 2010
There are plenty of family attractions to visit in Chicago. Some free outdoor attractions include the 50 foot Crown Fountain, the Buckingham Fountain and Wrigley Field.
Published December 9, 2010
Chicago Illinois is the go-to family destination for exciting urban activities from the Hancock Center to the Chicago Children's Museum to the Navy Pier's family attractions.