|Welcome to Carowinds!|
|The Carolina Boardwalk themed area.|
|How's this for park character? Beautiful area.|
|Carowinds has several coasters for families, like Ricochet.|
|Classic Arrow Dynamics Designed Coaster|
|Every park should have a shooter dark ride.|
|Any park with an old Arrow minetrain gets a gold star from me.|
|Good food, great entertainment.|
|Nighthawk at dusk.|
The park has set up booths, like the one seen above, in two areas of the park for the event. Each booth represents a different region of the Carolinas, and offers food choices that reflect that area. The park offers re-loadable cards that can be used at the different stands, and all the items are à la carte so you can try just what you want.
There is a bit of something for even the choosiest eaters. Two of our favorites were the Jalapeno Pimento Cheese Balls with Cranberry Jelly at the Upstate South Carolina Region stand, and the Pecan Cinnamon Bread Pudding with Cream Cheese Icing at the Asheville Montains stand. Yum.
|Wanna be on TV?|
The event was really well done, you can tell plenty of thought and planning went into making sure it was the best it could be. I hope it was a success for the park and returns again in future years.
|Not my type of ride, but people love it!|
|You can watch the flow of people gravitate toward the ride.|
|Love this view from the new entrance!|
|Fury 325 is pretty at all times of the day.|
|You can feel the energy of this part of the park.|
|A lucky day for this family!|
In short, I think the ride is a home run, no doubt, and should be on anyone's must-visit-list who appreciates the raw speed of a large ride!
|Seriously intense B&M coaster.|
|WindSeeker towers above Flying Ace Aerial Chase|
|Time to say good bye...|
I can't wait to watch this park grow even more and see what's coming next! To learn more or plan your own trip, head over to Carowinds' website.