Fodor's Expert Review Carowinds
Home of Fury 325, North America's fastest giga coaster (reaching 95 mph and 325 feet high), Carowinds is a place for thrill seekers. The 57 rides include multiple high-intensity roller coasters. Just across the South Carolina border on Interstate 77, Carowinds also boasts a water park, live concerts, and an interactive 3-D experience. Check Carowinds's website for current hours and deals. It's usually cheaper to buy tickets online than at the gate.