5 If you must bring personal items (remember sunscreen, bathing suits and towels for Hurricane Harbor, which is free with paid admission to Six Flags) budget for a locker rental: $9 to $15 per day. Lockers, which accept bills and credit cards, are located throughout the park and in Hurricane Harbor. At the water park, don’t miss the Tornado, a high-speed tube slide worth the climb.
Jennifer DuBose, mom of two, is a columnist at Chicago Parent and featured blogger at ChicagoParent.com.
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