Central North Carolina Sights


Carowinds Review

This 100-acre amusement park, 15 miles from Charlotte, has dozens of rides and attractions. Star entertainers and touring shows perform at the Paladium Amphitheatre and Carowinds Theatre. Check Carowinds's Web site for deals. It's usually cheaper to buy tickets online than at the gate.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 14523 Carowinds Blvd., off I–77 at Carowinds Blvd. South Charlotte/Pineville, Charlotte, NC 28241 | Map It
  • Phone: 704/588–2600; 800/888–4386
  • Cost: $45
  • Hours: Late Mar.–May and mid-Aug.–late Oct., weekends; June–mid-Aug., daily. Park opens at 9; closing hrs vary.
  • Website:
  • Location: Charlotte
Updated: 10-13-2012

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