(8:37 am EST) -- Great Wolf Lodge's 17th location is set to open on July 1, 2018.

Located in Gurnee, Illinois, just outside of Chicago, it will be the water park resort chain's first location in the state of Illinois. It is located at the former KeyLime Cove Water Park Resort.

Aside from the indoor water park, families can expect to find an arcade, ropes course, Story Time, Scooops Spa, mini-golf and a rock climbing wall.

Great Wolf Lodge Gurnee is offering 30-percent off standard rates for reservations booked by March 9; valid for stays through Dec. 30, 2018. Overnight rates include access to the water park. For more information, visit Great Wolf Lodge Gurnee.

--Amanda Norcross

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