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Carowinds

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Address: 14523 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28241
Phone Number: 704.588.2600
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Description: 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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your rides are awesome i LOVE the intimadator but i have not gone on the fury, I have gone on almost all the rides there but can you make more water slide in the water park. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

your rides are awesome i LOVE the intimadator but i have not gone on the fury, I have gone on almost all the rides there but can you make more water slide in the water park. The funnel cake is good but it gives me a stomachache after bye and thank you for reading

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

So I am partial due to the fact I grew up in the Caroinas but Carowinds is highly underestimated! I have traveled all over the country and been to many theme parks and this one holds up to the rest effortlessly. Every other park I have been to has had a coaster that reminded me of one at Carowinds and... More 

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We have only been once so far, but there was lots to see and my boys loved it. My only slight complaint would be that it's quite pricy!

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Indian Trail, North Carolina, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Carowinds has a little something for everyone! There are the fantastic rides for young and old and the water park! This Asia great way to spend the day with your family!

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I have had season tickets for nearly a decade. Great place to take the kids. Since Cedar Fair took it over from Paramount, they have made the place better and better every year. Typically add a large attraction every single year. As with any amusement park, the food/drink prices are almost silly. If you can get past that, the value... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Carowinds is one of the cheaper amusement parks to go to but you get alot for your money. I live nearby and had a season pass last year. This year they added two new rides to the waterpark and a new rollercoaster for 2015. The park can get busy on the weekends and ride wait times can be very long... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Just recently visited Carowinds while on vacation in North Carolina. Very clean park with plenty of rides ranging from the kiddie mode to all out Jet Pilot "pulling g mode" via many roller coasters... If you visit and want to save some $, buy the after 4pm tickets. Will save you about 1/2 the cost... Parking is free based on... More 

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Blythewood, South Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Great family time. We are "Locals" but season pass is a great deal, speed pass is required. you can cover most of the park in one day, two is better. Great roller coasters! This company makes some of the best in the world. Same company as Cedar Point in Sandusky OH. Just a great collection of roller coasters. Fast food,... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Beautiful park, good place to spend the day either the water park or the rides. Alot of walkin around and the food is expensive, but it's worth the visit.

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Statesville, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

easy parking and easy to get around.yup food prices and drinks and stuff is high---just like every other place---but unlike others--with carowinds you can get hand stamped and go right up the street about 2 mins away and get fast food or a nice sit down meal---we've had season tickets for 4 yrs now and never encountered rude or unfriendly... More 

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