If you're in need of a quick weekend retreat or a longer vacation, Carowinds in North Carolina can't be beat. This amusement park's thrill rides, roller coasters, and water park makes for a whirlwind of fun. The privacy, space, and comfort of a cabin rental near Carowinds will make you forget you're away from home.
What to See and Do
Revel in the Water Park
Whether you're lazily cruising along the Coastal Currents or blasting down the Storm Surge, Carolina Harbor combines the beauty of the coast with energizing attractions.
Jump on a Roller Coaster
The park boasts eleven roller coasters. Feel the rush on Fury 325, the world's tallest and fastest giga coaster, or enjoy the Hurler's momentum.
See a Show
Had enough fun at the amusement and water park? Watch a live show and find yourself dancing, singing, and laughing.
Need a dose of the Christmas spirit? Carowinds comes even more alive in December during Winterfest, when 5 million lights and a 70-foot Christmas tree enchant the park.
You can't miss Winterfest's seasonal attractions: sing your way through Charlie Brown's Christmas Spectacular or skate on Snowflake Lake to feel the holiday cheer.
Worried about burning out during your stay? Your cabin rental provides the perfect chance to unwind in a private room, refuel, and return to Carowinds for more fun.
Food and Beverages
You can't bring either, and bags are checked upon entering the park. However, Carowinds offers more than 30 places to eat, including Edy's Ice Cream and Panda Express. Gluten-free options are available.
To save money on food or just enjoy a good homecooked meal, you could use your cabin rental's kitchen to make a dish before heading out. You can also leave, get your hand stamped, and return the same day.