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Carowinds

14523 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28241
704.588.2600
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Ranked #26 of 79 attractions in Charlotte
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Description: A mecca of family fun, this 105-acre theme/water park features rides that thrill and live entertainment.
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upper SCarolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

Typical smaller theme park, but owners are constantly trying to re-do, update and change things. If Disney overwhelms you, this might be your place.

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Mount Airy, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

I have been visiting Carowinds for years and it has always been a great place to go with friends or family to enjoy a day of thrills. I can't understand the bad reviews because Carowinds has roller coasters for every age and rides for everybody. The water park is included with admission and its bigger than most independent water parks.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

I was pleasantly surprised by this theme park. It didn't look that impressive on the website but the rides are so much fun. The lines are short and we walked on lots of the rides. The only long wait was for the rapids but it was so hilarious it was well worth it. Am now a season pass holder I... More

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Shelby, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

Lots of rides and excitement! Good resting spots for tired parents, too.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

the park is at the NC/SC line. so not close to downtown Charlotte, They have plenty fo parking, but its not like it used to be, They HAD a parking lot trolly, but it ran into a post and everyone sued, so, they got rid of the trolly and now everyone walks for miles to get to the front or... More

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Hartsville, South Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

come on now who wouldnt love this place roller coasters funnel cakes kid stuff water park hell yeah

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Hickory, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

My wife, 4 year old daughter, and I have had season passes for two years now and we really enjoy going to Carowinds. While its certainly not Cedar Point, it does have some great rides and improves every year. The water park alone is a great way to spend a summer day with the family. We get season passes and... More

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Gold Hill, North Carolina
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80 reviews 80 reviews
8 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

Lots of rides for every age group, from the toddler to the wild and crazy moms and dads! Don't forget to take time for the Waterpark, with lots of ways to stay cool in the hot summer time!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

It was just a normal theme park for the most part. The waterpark was pretty cool though!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

Was not near as clean as I would like a park only good part of park was intimidator otherwise rides were boring Busch Gardens in Virginia is much better

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