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Carowinds

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Address: 14523 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28273-6756
Phone Number:
+1 704-588-2600
Today
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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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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Fantastic family time!!!!!

My American family took me to Carowinds in July 2013. My sons were at the time nearly 6 yo and nearly 4yo. We all loved it. This a great family park to spend the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
LiliFabAndTheKids
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Paris, France
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been coming here for years and always have a great time. We always get the seasons passes and it is definitely money well spent. Now my kids are teenagers they come here with their friends over summer vacation. There are always a lot of staff members wandering around so I feel it is a safe environment for my... More 

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Thank Buford2016
Winston Salem
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was super packed. We are season ticket holders but being a season ticket holder you can't go through the little attractions like the rooms and haunted houses unless you get a speed pass.

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Thank Brad M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A great park clean attractions for whole family nice little shows good places to sit and rest food avaiable. Good for young and old !

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Thank DDDA1946
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78 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have been going to Carowinds since I was a little girl. It has really grown over the years. I don't do the water park only the rides. Highly recommend!

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Thank KimkellyMedley
Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every October, Carowinds transforms into a Halloween Haunt, and my teen and preteen kids love it! Even my wife, not a fan of anything scary, enjoyed the mazes and various entertainment scattered around the park. And of course, the awesome roller coasters and thrill rides are always fun. Any roller coaster fan would love the Intimidator, but the Fury 325... More 

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Thank DocArtz
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is something for everyone. Bought season passes last season and will do again. It's a must if you're going more than once. We love this place and go at least once a week.

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Thank Brandi V
Paris, France
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35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My American family took me to Carowinds in July 2013. My sons were at the time nearly 6 yo and nearly 4yo. We all loved it. This a great family park to spend the day. Even 2 days would really be worth it. There are attractions for every age in both sides of the park (rides and water parks). We... More 

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Thank LiliFabAndTheKids
Geneva, Switzerland
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Carowinds is magnificently fun and exciting. Great for friends and/or family and has an immense number of rides and a variety of things to do there. From the fun and light rides to the extreme roller coasters. The waterpark is also great especially if you have kids with the group. The food is not incredible though and slightly pricey, but... More 

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Thank Sarah B
Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great family park to visit. We especially liked the fact that you could use the water park that is attached to it at no extra cost. Was great on hot summer days. We'd get in the park early and enjoy the rides and then shift to the water park around lunch to cool off a bit before returning to the... More 

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Thank rnl1986
Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live within :15 from the park & are season pass holders. One of the adults is a gold pass so that parking is included. The kids are silver passes. The new water park (re-opening was in 2016) is worth the price of season passes alone But the little ones are now beginning to enjoy the rest of the park... More 

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