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Address: 14523 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28241
Phone Number: 704.588.2600
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7:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Fri - Sun 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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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An ever changing experience

Having lived in Charlotte since 1996 Carowinds has changed so much in that time. I even spent my high school years working at Carowinds and then did another 1.5 years there after... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Having lived in Charlotte since 1996 Carowinds has changed so much in that time. I even spent my high school years working at Carowinds and then did another 1.5 years there after I lost my job at the bank as a security Guard. Carowinds is a great amusement park for those travelling through the area. Since Cedar Fair has taken... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is the best ride at carowinds nc. I had so much fun, from the drop, to the loop, to the corkscrew turns. This was my favorite ride. It was short but worth it. Cant wait to ride it again 😍🎢🎡🎠

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Florence, South Carolina
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91 reviews 91 reviews
12 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The FURY has no rival. Period. End of story. Game over. The Fury is the best coaster that I have ever been on. Exceptionally smooth. Very fast and over 3 minutes long. However, the management there is pretty horrible. Countless security personnel just standing around while lines are broken and structure not enforced. This worked in our favor though because... More 

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curacao
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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Was there for my daughter 11 Bday. We got her a priority band and she could just run inn and out of every atraction,no waiting time and she was ussually on the front row. She love it,it was for her a wonderfull adrenaline day. The down side was the very poor food choice, only greasy fast food. No vegetarian option.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Carowinds is a great place for family and the kids! There is something for kids of all ages. The new fury is unreal and the best ride carowinds has opened in a long long time. The food at carowinds has really gotten better. There is a little of everything for any taste bud. It is a little high in price... More 

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concord, nc
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

what an awesome time! if you like roller coasters, you will love carowinds! took my 16 yr old niece a couple weeks ago and had a blast. we both have season tickets and plan to go multiple times this summer. there are rides for everyone, but the coasters are all phenomenal, especially the newest one, Fury 325. i literally thought... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We live in the Charlotte area and haven't visited Carowinds in a couple of years, however this year we had the opportunity to get season passes for the entire family and visited this past Saturday for the first time in a long time. I am really impressed with the changes that Cedar Fair has made to Carowinds. I grew up... More 

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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Wonderful amusement park if you love roller coasters! Fury and the Intimidator are the two newest roller coasters are so smooth and fast! They also have a great kiddy/toddler area that my kids loved when they were too small for the big rides. Good food options and nice shaded areas to rest.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

I must admit that I am a coaster freak and Carowinds is my home park, as well as the home of my first coaster experience (Thunder Road). So yes, I am biased. The park is amazing and just keeps getting better. Fury 325 is a world class coaster - and we have it here in the Carolinas - GO RIDE... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Fun..Fun...Fun!!! Awesome Rides 4 All Ages!!! Waterpark on site 2!!!! Located outside the city n easy access of hwy!!!! Must See!!!!!

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