The Land Of
Make Believe amusement park was founded in 1954
by Hermann Maier, a music teacher, who wanted a place
where children and parents alike could participate and
use their imagination. In addition, he
wanted a park
incorporate education and history. Built on 30
plus picturesque acres on a converted dairy farm, The
Land Of Make Believe, was the
park where parents did not need to be spectators.
In many ways
little has changed since Maier opened the doors.
Still a family operated business, Chris Maier, continues
to run the park with his father's
dream in mind. This family has
given other's a place where the kids and parents can
have fun together. You'll find Exciting Rides, Shows,
Attractions, Games, Water Park, and Picnic Area on
the premises. The
Make Believe offers
low prices, short lines, free parking and friendly staff for park visitors.
This 30 acre park is designed for children under 12 years
of age. If you have teenagers who are looking for
very extreme rides, donít expect them to have the time
of their lives at The Land of Make Believe.
kid-friendly rides, a water park area
called Pirate's Cove, and interactive children's
young children, this
place can truly be a magical experience, and the memory
of a lifetime.
Pirate's Cove water park includes a life size pirate
ship, wading pool and an infant water area as well as a
host of exciting rides, including Pirate's Plunge and a
mammoth water slide.
The Land Of
has a variety of family rides to pick from including
Roller Coaster, Tilt-A-Whirl, Civil War Locomotive,
Grand Carousel, Action River
Ride, Buccaneer Pirate & Wading Pool, "Black Hole"
Waterslide, Grand Carousel, and Pirates Fort.
The rides are
complemented by fun learning attractions like the Middle
Earth Theater where children and parents dressed in
costume are the stars, and Old McDonald's Farm complete
wit farm animals.
The Land Of Make
premier family water & amusement park located in New
It is located in the town of Hope, New Jersey, one
hour from the Lincoln Tunnel or George Washington Bridge
in New York, and 90 minutes from Philadelphia.
park is truly a perfect day trip destination for
Ticket prices include
ALL Rides, Shows, Attractions,
Family Picnic Grove, AND Pirate's Cove Water Park!
Method of payments include Cash or Discover ONLY. Check
their official website for pricing details.
Seasons at Land
Of Make Believe
The Land Of Make Believe is open from
Memorial Day to the weekend after Labor Day. It is
open weekends only from Memorial weekend until the
2nd weekend in June. Starting with the 3rd
Saturday in June the park is open to the public daily
from10 am to 6 pm.
Things To Bring On
Your Trip To Land Of Make Believe
- sun glasses
- sun tan lotion
- picnic lunch
Land of Make Believe
The Land of Make Believe has an array of goodies to satisfy
everyone in the family. Burgers, Hot Dogs,
Chicken Sandwiches, Chicken Nuggets, fresh cut Cheese Fries,
or Mama Santa's Pizza can be found in the 9 food areas in
the park. Want something sweet? Try their
homemade rich and creamy Fudge, fresh spun Cotton Candy,
old-fashioned Waffle and Ice Cream Sandwiches or Caramel
are also invited to bring their own picnic lunches and feast
in the spacious picnic grove where there are plenty of
tables for a comfortable meal.