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Plan A Visit to CarowindsAs the premier entertainment destination of the Carolinas, Carowinds is committed to providing all of our guests a "best day ever" experience. We are delighted to have you visit our 398-acre amusement and water park. To help you make the most of your visit with us, we've compiled the information below.
Need help navigating your day at Carowinds? Download our 2015 Park Map or pick one up at the entrance during the day of your visit.
Frequently Asked Questions
To help you make the most of our visit, we've compiled 40 years worth of the most frequently asked questions.
About the Area
Carowinds is proud to be the place where the Carolinas come together. Ideally located on the North and South Carolina state line, we're just minutes away from Uptown Charlotte and other premier entertainment options.
Your pet is a part of your family. Our mission is to provide a comfortable retreat for your pet while providing you peace of mind during your visit at Carowinds.
Rider Height and Safety Guide
Check height requirements for our thrill rides, Planet Snoopy and more.
Guests with Disabilities
At Carowinds we are proud of our reputation for accommodating guests with disabilities through our Ride Admission Policy.
Speed past the lines on your favorite rides and attractions by purchasing a Fast Lane wristband. Also available, Fast Lane Plus, which includes fast lane access to Fury 325, Intimidator and Nighthawk.
As you likely know, the Carolinas are all about food, and Carowinds only serves up the very best. From tasty treats and quick snacks to authentic Carolina fare, you'll enjoy delicious dining options throughout the park.