HOPE TWP., NJ - The Land of Make Believe is in some pretty good company, according to a recently published national story.
The family-owned Land of Make Believe, in Hope, NJ, was named the state's most iconic amusement park in an article posted on mediafeed.org that highlighted the most iconic parks in America.
With this distinction, Land of Make Believe finds itself in the company of some major amusement park players including Florida's Disney World, Ohio's Cedar Point, California's Knotts Berry Farm, Virginia's Kings Dominion, Texas's Six Flags over Texas and Missouri's Siver Dollar City.
Under the leadership of owner Christopher Maier, the Land of Make Believe has become a 5 Star award winning regional Amusement and Water Park.
"To be included in the same breath as Disney World, Knotts Berry Farm and Cedar Point is something to be very proud of," said Maier. "We've always strived to be 'wholesome, safe and affordable' and something unique and special. It's a great feeling to know that others feel that we are just that."
The article states: "Whether you're looking for world record extreme thrills, local gems, or water park family fun, the United States has the most amusement parks in the world to choose from. Year-round, America's theme parks make for great day trips, a thrilling part of any vacation, and a great screen-free way to spend quality time together. Discover the magic in the Most Iconic Amusement Park in Every State!"
In highlighting Land of Make Believe it says, "Dedicated to providing affordable family fun for over 70 years, Land of Make Believe offers 35 rides and attractions perfect for kids 13 and under. The best amusement park in the northern part of the state offers free parking and welcomes guests to enjoy packed lunches in one of their numerous picnic areas."