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By Pat Koch,Jane Ammeson

Louis J. Koch had a dream�one of kinfolk, enjoyable, and Christmastime year-round. And so he created Santa Claus Land, the nation�s first subject park, in Santa Claus, positioned within the mild rolling hills of southern Indiana. Now, six a long time later, Koch�s legacy lives on at vacation international and Splashin� Safari. nonetheless owned and operated by means of the Koch relations, vacation global and Splashin� Safari are constantly voted the friendliest and cleanest parks within the state, and their wood curler coasters are rated within the most sensible ten checklist between coaster fanatics. The Koch relatives deal with viewers to the park as relatives and welcome every person into what has develop into a real extension in their home.

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