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Carowinds

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Address: 14523 Carowinds Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28273-6756
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+1 704-588-2600
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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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Great rides!

Fun to spend the day, but a bit expensive if you want the VIP treatment. Used to pay $69, but price went up to $89/day. I hope they don't raise the price for 2017!!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
ReneA1969
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots of great rides for the whole family to enjoy. Lots of places to choose from to eat and plenty to do from games to rides or even cooling off in the waterpark! Hint-Wendys is outside the gate and the food is much cheaper for a family.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fun to spend the day, but a bit expensive if you want the VIP treatment. Used to pay $69, but price went up to $89/day. I hope they don't raise the price for 2017!!!

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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place to take the family. So many rides and entertainment. The food is delicious! I'm looking forward to trying new food next year.

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Thank Barbara S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lot of what I do in my life these days is measured by its "wow factor " particularly if I'm paying for it. Carowinds has lots of wow factor. No matter your age, no matter what thrills you, no matter what interests you, you will find it to some degree or another at Carowinds. It is clean, well maintained... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed ourselves. We pack coolers cause the price for food and drinks are outrageous I feel but guess they want to make more money. My crew has a great time everytime we go.

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Thank Tabetha G
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212 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Carowinds is a great amusement park with something for the whole family. I would definitely recommend checking it out

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Thank Emily M
Gastonia, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We live about 30 minutes from carowinds, so we get season passes. It truly is the way to go. It's easy to find your way around, and there is something for everyone. They also have a dining plan where you pay one price, and every time you visit you get a lunch and dinner. It just has to be four... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like this place. I've been coming here for years. I can appreciate the water park. The lines are too long

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Thank Jonique M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with my kids (21 years old and two 13 year olds). I am a bit older and was once a big lover of extreme roller coasters. One ride on the Fury made me realize my time has passed. My kids loved it and wanted to ride again but once was enough for me. It is almost a straight... More 

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Brooklet, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'd driven by this place many times while on trips elsewhere with my family, and was very pleasantly surprised when we finally made arrangements to stop here for a day on one of our vacations here. Since then, we have been by a number of times, instead of doing the big "D" or "U" parks down in Florida again....and were... More 

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