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American Heartland: Discovering the Spectacular $2B Theme Park and Resort

By Nick Eyman - July 26, 2023 | The Future American Heartland Theme Park & Resort

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Calling all thrill seekers and amusement park enthusiasts! Get ready to experience the ride of a lifetime as a colossal $2 billion theme park is set to grace the United States. Introducing the American Heartland Theme Park and Resort, a thrilling entertainment destination sprawling across a vast 1,000-acre property in the southwest region of the country. What's even more exciting is that it's comparable in size to the renowned Disney World!


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Breaking away from the traditional theme park hotspots of Florida and California, the American Heartland will stand as a beacon of exhilarating fun and entertainment in its own right. This grand venture is projected to welcome over 4.9 million visitors annually, igniting a tourism boom that will extend far beyond its gates. Moreover, this ambitious project is set to create around 4,000 jobs, bringing a surge of opportunities to the local community.


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The enchanting American Heartland promises an experience like no other, capturing the essence of Americana. With six distinct lands — the Great Plains, Bayou Bay, Big Timber Falls, Stony Point Harbor, Liberty Village, and Electropolis — guests will journey through the very best of the American story. Each land will boast thrilling rides and captivating shows, delivering a sense of wonder and delight.


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The development of the American Heartland will be executed in stages. Phase one includes the construction of the Three Ponies RV Park and Campground, sprawled over a sprawling 320-acre area, making it the largest campground in the central U.S. Adventurers will have the choice of cozy cabins or RVs for accommodation, with an additional 300-room hotel for those seeking a more luxurious stay.


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Furthermore, the American Heartland will be more than just a theme park. A film and television studio will be seamlessly integrated into the grounds, offering visitors an opportunity to glimpse behind the scenes of their favorite productions.


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At its core, this grand entertainment destination is all about fostering connections and creating everlasting memories. With the tagline "Creating lifetime memories for generations to share forever," the American Heartland aims to be a place where families come together to experience joy, laughter, imagination, and wonder.


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To achieve this vision, a team of more than 20 former Disney Parks builders and Walt Disney Imagineers have joined hands to design the American Heartland. With over 500 years of collective experience, this creative powerhouse is dedicated to crafting an Americana-themed environment like no other.


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As you explore the wonders of the American Heartland, you can expect classic amusement park rides, live shows, engaging family activities, and meandering waterways. Additionally, indulge in delectable restaurant-quality food and beverages that will satiate your cravings and keep you energized throughout your adventure.


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Located in northeast Oklahoma, just west of Grand Lake on Route 66 "at the crossroads of the heartland," the American Heartland found an ideal home in this vibrant state. Oklahoma's business-friendly approach and innovative partnership efforts made it the perfect choice for this awe-inspiring project, with an estimated 4,000 job opportunities being a testament to the state's commitment.


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The American Heartland Theme Park and Resort, slated to open its gates in 2026 (exact date pending announcement), is already generating excitement and anticipation. As construction of the RV park and cabins is underway, visitors can expect a spring 2025 opening to set the stage for the ultimate adventure.


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So, if you're ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of America, the American Heartland Theme Park and Resort awaits you with open arms. Let the thrills, enchantment, and wonder sweep you off your feet as you discover the very best of the American story!


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