Yahoo! Travel has announced its “The Best Amusement Park in Every State” with Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier taking top honors in California.
The two-acre amusement park with its 12 rides, 14 midway games, an oceanfront food plaza and beachside retail shops was recognized as: “In a state so packed with great amusement parks, Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier stands out for fun, atmosphere, and the sheer joy of playing on this famous landmark.”
As a lead to the story, which can be viewed at https://www.yahoo.com/travel/the-best-amusement-park-in-every-state-123614807942.html, Yahoo! stated, “We have a national love affair with water slides, bumper cars, and screaming rollercoasters. There is nothing that completes our summer travel agenda quite like a visit to an amusement park. Whether you like tiny home-grown parks or gargantuan theme parks, Yahoo Travel has got you covered. We went in search of the most amazing amusement parks the country has to offer in each state. Here is our list to keep you park hopping from coaster to coaster.”
Accoring to Cisionpoint, Yahoo! Travel reaches more than 261,000 unique visitors per month and was created as a comprehensive travel guide and offers complete destination information to help consumers through every step of the travel planning cycle.
“The recognition is a testament to our caring employees and our commitment to getting it right for our guests. Pacific Park focuses on providing our visitors with an authentic amusement expeirence,” said Jeff Klocke, Vice President at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier. “It’s a very special two acres that helps bring in more than 8 million visitors annually to the Pier. It’s a privlege to be a part of the Santa Monica community and a distinct tourist destination in the state.”
Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier, LA’s only admission free amusement park, offers 12 amusement rides, 14 midway games, an oceanfront food plaza and beachside retail shops.
In addition to the Pacific Wheel, the world’s only solar-powered Ferris wheel, Pacific Park’s signature rides include The West Coaster, a steel roller coaster that races 55 feet above the Santa Monica Bay; and Inkie’s Air Lift Balloon Ride, the high-flying, family-sharing kids’ ride.
For additional information and hours of operation, call 310.260.8744, visit www.pacpark.com.