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Carowinds

Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
(& Fort Mill, South Carolina)

Carowinds lies on the border between North and South Carolina. Fury 325, its tallest rollercoaster at 325ft tall, crosses the state line as it traverses its track at speeds of up to 95mph.

Opened31 March 1973
SeasonMarch to December
OwnerCedar Fair
Websitewww.carowinds.com
Nearby Dollywood (213 miles)
Six Flags Over Georgia (258 miles)
Lake Winnie (340 miles)

Attractions

Fury 325

Fury 325

The world's tallest B&M Giga Coaster at a dizzying 325ft tall

Intimidator

Intimidator

Stock car racing themed 232ft tall hypercoaster

Hurler

Hurler

Wooden out-and-back rollercoaster

Carolina Cyclone

Carolina Cyclone

Built in 1980 as the world's first rollercoaster with 4 inversions

Carolina Goldrusher

Carolina Goldrusher

The park's first rollercoaster, a mine train ride opened in 1973

The Flying Cobras

The Flying Cobras

Vekoma Boomerang, formerly known as Carolina Cobra

Vortex

Vortex

B&M Stand-Up coaster

Afterburn

Afterburn

Jet Fighter themed B&M inverted coaster

Nighthawk

Nighthawk

Vekoma Flying Dutchman coaster set over a lake

Ricochet

Ricochet

Wild mouse rollercoaster

Carolina Skytower

Carolina Skytower

Observation tower giving views over Charlotte and into the two Carolinas

Flying Ace Aerial Chase

Flying Ace Aerial Chase

Suspended family rollercoaster

Videos

USA Road Trip 2016: Day 12 at Carowinds