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An amusement park on the border between North and South Carolina, Carowinds began as a dream project of businessman Earl Patterson Hall. The park is divided into themed sections, including a water park, dinosaurs and Planet Snoopy for little kids. You can experience intense roller coaster rides in some sections of the park. Many of the rides are interactive games, but you can also find more traditional carnival rides. Consider upgrading your ticket with a Fast Lane wristband, which gets you to the front of the lines on the majority of rides. With our international travel planner, Charlotte attractions like Carowinds can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Visited Carowinds with grandsons, and grandsons girl friend, had a wonderful day. Great new roller coaster Copperhead Strike, and lots of ones that we wanted to ride again. Fun for all ages and places...  more »
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  • Carowinds is an excellent amusement park with awesome rides and activities. We come here often with our gold passes and have a blast each time. My kids really enjoy and have lots of fun. Great food and definitely a fun place. Highly recommend trying nighthawks and the fury.
  • I been going to Carowinds since I was little and I love it. I am definitely a ride warrior. If you want to go more than a couple of times I suggest getting a season pass. At least a gold pass because it includes the price of parking. And always.. ALWAYS.. remember to wear comfortable shoes.

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