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Carowinds

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Address: 14523 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28273-6756
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+1 704-588-2600
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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A mecca of family fun, this 105-acre theme/water park features rides that...

A mecca of family fun, this 105-acre theme/water park features rides that thrill and live entertainment.

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Enough thrills to keep you happy or at least dizzy

I went with my kids (21 years old and two 13 year olds). I am a bit older and was once a big lover of extreme roller coasters. One ride on the Fury made me realize my time has... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Antoine C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A lot of what I do in my life these days is measured by its "wow factor " particularly if I'm paying for it. Carowinds has lots of wow factor. No matter your age, no matter what thrills you, no matter what interests you, you will find it to some degree or another at Carowinds. It is clean, well maintained... More 

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Thank Johnny B
Charlotte, North Carolina
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25 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed ourselves. We pack coolers cause the price for food and drinks are outrageous I feel but guess they want to make more money. My crew has a great time everytime we go.

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Thank Tabetha G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Carowinds is a great amusement park with something for the whole family. I would definitely recommend checking it out

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Thank Emily M
Gastonia, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live about 30 minutes from carowinds, so we get season passes. It truly is the way to go. It's easy to find your way around, and there is something for everyone. They also have a dining plan where you pay one price, and every time you visit you get a lunch and dinner. It just has to be four... More 

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Thank Kimberly O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I like this place. I've been coming here for years. I can appreciate the water park. The lines are too long

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Thank Jonique M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with my kids (21 years old and two 13 year olds). I am a bit older and was once a big lover of extreme roller coasters. One ride on the Fury made me realize my time has passed. My kids loved it and wanted to ride again but once was enough for me. It is almost a straight... More 

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Thank Antoine C
Brooklet, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'd driven by this place many times while on trips elsewhere with my family, and was very pleasantly surprised when we finally made arrangements to stop here for a day on one of our vacations here. Since then, we have been by a number of times, instead of doing the big "D" or "U" parks down in Florida again....and were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Halloween is done right here. Lots of spooky fun, the whole place is transformed into many haunted houses and other scary attractions (corn maze had me screaming). Highly recommend for those brave souls. Oh and you can ride all the coasters at night.

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Thank 319theam
Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really great amusement park well thought out and the most up to date rides. Roller coasters especially. There is a great little kids part and my grand-kids loved it. We bought season passes and went probably every other day during the grand-kids visit in the month of July. Needless to say it was very hot and humid. I compare... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live near the park. We buy season passes every year for the family. Every year there are new rides or updates. Well enjoyed by the whole family adults, elementary and teens. They give glasses of free ice water at most drink locations on most days. If you have a group of older kids in the water park that you... More 

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