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Carowinds

14523 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28273-6756
+1 704-588-2600
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A mecca of family fun, this 105-acre theme/water park features rides that thrill and live entertainment.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“water park” (490 reviews)
“amusement park” (313 reviews)
“roller coaster” (303 reviews)
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14523 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28273-6756
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+1 704-588-2600
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Reviewed yesterday

Four of my grandchildren had a wonderful time at the park. They love roller coasters, so they were in heaven! Only downside, as grandparents, we would not be getting close to a ride, but we had to pay the same amount as they did (except...More

Thank Dianne T
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’m a season pass holder. Been here several times, along w/ water park. Park is quite large and many roller coasters worth waiting for. If your not accustomed to the heat here, it will be quite a sweaty exhausting day for you. Park offers free...More

Thank Clare R
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ever since middle school my kids have had season passes and we get our money’s worth every year. Helps to live 5 minutes away. This park changes every year adding new attractions. There’s plenty of places to eat, be it picnicking on the grass outside...More

Thank Ashley C
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I would say the best thing about this park is the tallest coaster Fury. It was very enjoyable! Got the fast pass and definitely think that the cost is worth it to avoid line. We rode it many times. I would say though that they...More

1  Thank SeikuTenshi
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and i have passes for all cedar fair amusement parks so we thought we would check it out. We went on a Wednesday night in July and didn’t wait for any of the roller coasters. It was a fun place to hang out...More

1  Thank JillPinkLady
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My kids (15&10) really enjoyed this park. We were there the holiday weekend (July 5th) so it was a little crowded but we got the fast lane passes so it was ok. It is only good on 2 of the water rides thought. Make sure...More

Thank Jorge V
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Carowinds is one of my favorite parks to visit, and I typically get here once a year. A friend and I made it part of our coaster trip in 2018. The park was basically clean, and the employees were generally friendly and efficient. Visiting during...More

Thank Amusementparkguy
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Last Minute Decision My Girlfriend And I Drive Up From Atlanta To Carolina To Enjoy The Fourth Of July. And It Was Definitely Worth It ! Lines Were Very Short And Fast. Many Games To Play. The Rides Was Very Intense Some May Say Compared...More

1  Thank Kris L
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Should not say a lot about this spot since everyone knows that’s a beast . The only thing I can tell that is better to visit on weekdays . We had a lot of fun but waited to long in line . Test yourself on...More

Thank Vetal S
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Coming from Florida, I was hesitant on Carowinds because we were spoiled with Disney and Busch Gardens. My girls are old enough to enjoy now. The water park was awesome!!! The other side was ok. It took the people working for ever to get the...More

Thank jayca519
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cltyler2601
11 July 2018|
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Response from McLain W | Reviewed this property |
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emilehorne
11 July 2018|
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Response from A M | Reviewed this property |
No, it does not but don't let that ruin the fun. 😎🤗🤩🤪🤡
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Mere2005
24 June 2018|
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Response from aoltang | Reviewed this property |
There are a few hotels near by, Country Inn and Suites as well as Extended Stay Suites are about 1 mile, both are cheap. And many hotels along the I-77 can be easily reached.
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