One of the most popular attractions in the Carowinds Amusement park is the Fury ride. Also known as Fury 325’, is a roller coaster ride made of steel that rides at a speed of 95 miles per hour giving the most thrilling feel. Located in Carowinds Amusement Park in the city of Charlotte in the United States, the Fury is the sixth largest roller coaster in the world. Apart from the other thrill rides and roller coasters located in the park and the water surfing activities, most people turn out to this place for experiencing this ride which attracts visitors from all over the world. The ride is built in a 6,602-foot long track that reaches to a maximum height of 325 feet. The ride has earned a lot of awards for its speed, height, and popularity. Some of the fondest awards include the best steel coaster, best new ride at the Golden Ticket Awards in 2015. The theme of the Fury is inspired by the American Revolution wherein Charlotte was mentioned as the hornet’s nest of rebellion. The trains are built with best materials that render it strength and capacity to hold plenty of public and move in immense speed. The trains are open-air, made of steel and fiberglass each with eight cars. The total capacity of the train is 1,470 rides per hour. In each car, a maximum of four riders can sit on a single row with a total capacity of 32 riders per hour. It's not only thrilling but also offers the public a great adventure ride rendering the visitors great enjoyment and thrill.
How to Get Tickets?
The Amusement park and the Fury rides tickets can be bought online by visiting the official website of Carowinds. The public can opt for seasonal pass, group tickets, book for dining, drinks, and water rides separately through the website.
How To Get Around?
Visitors are offered parking spaces for private cars and vehicles. Tourists can roam around on the amusement park on foot exploring the various rides and water surfing. Visitors are also provisioned with wheelchairs and strollers on rent which can be bought from South Gate Entrance or at the Guest services at North Gate Entrance. For availing this, the individuals need to carry along driver’s license, State ID, Season Pass and Military ID for identification.
What Should I Wear?
For entering into pools and water park, visitors must strictly carry along comfortable clothing, swimsuits which are sufficiently covered, shower caps, sunscreen protection, and water glares. In case of amusement park rides, visitors are advised to wear comfortable clothes and shoes which doesn’t cause discomfort. Shirts and shoes must be worn always. No clothing comprising of obscene pictures or gangs are allowed and those which conceals the identity are prohibited.
Best Time to Visit
The amusement park is open for a public visit throughout the year. The best time to visit is in the winter mornings when there is ample sunlight and cool winds to enjoy the many fests and programs held in the park. Also, summer is the best time to refresh oneself of the heat and jump in the pool for coolness.
Will I Need a Guide?
How To Get There?
There are regular flights from across the country to reach Charlotte. From the airport, you can take public transportation or private vehicles to reach the park. There are many buses and light rail plying to reach the destination. You can take the bus routes which stop nearby to Bus no.42 which falls nearby to the Carowinds park.