Carowinds Ranked As One of Top Amusement Parks in the U.S.

Who else made the list?

Summer is the perfect time to spend some quality time with your friends and family!

What better way to spend time with your loved ones than going to an amusement park together?!? It’s the perfect combination of laughter, terrified shrieks, screams and tears! Now, that sounds fun!

You won’t have to go too far to find a great amusement park located near the Queen City! In fact, there’s one right in our very own backyard.

Carowinds has ranked No. #7 on a list of the 10 best amusement parks in the country, according to a survey conducted by MONEY and Yelp!

The Carolina amusement park is located right on the state line separating NC/SC. Carowinds is known for many intense and hair-raising roller coasters such as the Vortex, Fury 325, the Afterburn and the Carolina Cyclone.

According to the park’s website, Fury 325 is reportedly the world’t tallest and faster “giga-coaster.” The ride is also the country’s longest steel roller-coaster at 1.25 miles long.

The park also offers an amazing kids section which includes Camp Snoopy and all of the Peanuts characters.

Here’s MONEY and Yelp’s entire list of top 10 best amusement parks in North America:

  1. Disneyland Park
  2. Magic Kingdom Park at Disney World
  3. Cedar Point
  4. Busch Gardens
  5. Hersheypark
  6. Dollywood
  7. Carowinds
  8. Silver Dollar City
  9. Canobie Lake Park
  10. Castles N’ Coasters

If you’re a roller coaster aficionado then you may just have to make a stop at all these amusement parks!

You can buy a daily admission ticket for Carowinds here.