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14523 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28273-6756
+1 704-588-2600
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Rollercoaster after Rollercoaster

We had a great time there, it is jammed packed with different coasters to try. We went in as soon... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Augusta, Georgia
Scarowinds 2017. We had a awesome time.

I took my family there last night. Awesome. Purchase your tickets and fright lane passes on line... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Shelby, North Carolina
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A mecca of family fun, this 105-acre theme/water park features rides that thrill and live entertainment.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“water park” (610 reviews)
“roller coaster” (302 reviews)
“amusement park” (289 reviews)
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14523 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28273-6756
+1 704-588-2600
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a great time there, it is jammed packed with different coasters to try. We went in as soon as the park opened and spent all day until it closed, riding rollercoasters. I advise you make a budget for food and drinks, like any...More

Thank Dana-Da-Dane
Reviewed 2 days ago

I took my family there last night. Awesome. Purchase your tickets and fright lane passes on line. Arrive a little early. Fright lane allows you to pass the line. Look for the red spider. Walk through the exit straight to the front of the line....More

Thank ncgamer
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely horrible experience! No joke sit in line for 2 1/2 hours to get in. It's only open from 7-12 so by the time we got into the park it was already 9:30. Had spent a small fortune on fright lane passes and fast passes....More

Thank angelskath
Reviewed 3 days ago

Family trip to scarowinds which was lots of fun. Park is clean, lots to do. Could not see the whole park in just the time of one night during scarowinds so we will be back!

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Carowinds Amusement Park. Daily entrance almost $60 and parking $20 ( preferred closer to entrance $30). For what they have there that is way too expensive. You are better off getting the season pass even if you are planning a second visit. The gold pass...More

Thank lourey41
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Super fail in regards to traffic management for Scarowinds 2017. We are fans of Carowinds, have season passes, and come often to stay at Camp Wilderness. We love the park and the campground. However, we will not be back during Scarowinds. We were stuck in...More

1  Thank Geekmomof2
Reviewed 6 days ago

I visited Carowinds with my family (wife, 3 year old daughter, 1 year old son). The park is nice and has nice rides for adults / older kids, but is seriously lacking for toddlers. My daughter could ride one kiddie coaster, and there were a...More

Thank SuperPoser
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great day out if you like extreme coasters and I do. Fury 325 the worlds biggest giga coaster was just amazing

Thank Alien-Eight
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Carowinds and the whole family had a blast. The roller coasters are thrilling and there are less intense rides too. All the staff we encountered were helpful and polite. My only complaint is that navigating Carowinds was a little confusing; the areas of...More

Thank T4familyNC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Carowinds has a great section for smaller children. I have a 4 year old that loves rides. The Snoopy Area offers a lot of neat rides for children in her age range. They also have characters to come out and take pictures with your kids....More

Thank O1354HPcarrie
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15 October 2017|
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Response from Alexia M | Reviewed this property |
Not usually on Sunday’s
19 August 2017|
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Response from James L | Reviewed this property |
It depends on your child's interests. There are other rides, but the roller coasters seem to be the main rides.
Yara R
16 August 2017|
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Response from Spencer P | Reviewed this property |
Depends on when you arrive at the park. If you arrive right as they open just ride some rides for a few hours then head over to the water park. You can rent a locker while in the water park to put your towel, shoes, and... More