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Carowinds Theme Park

Carowinds Theme Park

Carowinds Theme Park is a 122-acre theme park, located on the state line between North Carolina and South Carolina, in Charlotte and Fort Mill, respectively. The park opened on March 31, 1973 with a vision of bringing the 2 states close together. Carowinds opens in late March each year and closes
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South Carolina Beaches

South Carolina Beaches

South Carolina is bordered by Atlantic Ocean on its east. The climate is humid and sub tropical. The major cities of South Carolina are Charleston, Greenville and Columbia. South Carolina’s beaches are among the finest in the US. The Coasts of South Carolina are classified from North To South
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Waterfalls of North Carolina

Waterfalls of North Carolina

North Carolina is home to many beautiful waterfalls. Since North Carolina receives rainfall almost throughout the year, most of the waterfalls look beautiful all round the year. Fall is the best time to visit these waterfalls as the brilliant leaf colors add to the beauty. These are some of the
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Hooker Falls

Hooker Falls

Hooker Falls is a well known Waterfall in Dupont State Forest near Brevard, North Carolina. It is formed where Little River drops off a 13-foot high natural ledge before flowing into Cascade Lake. Though not very high, it is wide and looks great. It is a popular swimming hole specially during
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Sliding Rock

Sliding Rock

Sliding Rock is a natural Waterfall located in Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina. It is known as Sliding Rock because people can slide down the gentle slope of the waterfall into the pool below. The pool is 6-7 feet deep. It is 60 feet long and is a popular tourist spot during Summer. The
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited National Park in the United States. It is situated in both Tennessee and North Carolina. It encompasses the ridge line of the Great Smoky Mountains – a part of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The border between Tennessee and North Carolina
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Blue Ridge Attractions

Blue Ridge Attractions

Blue Ridge Parkway is the most scenic National parkway and is known as “America’s Favorite Drive”. It runs for 469 miles mostly along the Blue Ridge mountains, a major mountain chain which is part of the Appalachian Mountains. The parkway starts from the north at Shenandoah
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Beaches Near Charlotte

Beaches Near Charlotte

If you are staying in Charlotte, North Carolina, the nearest Atlantic Ocean beach would be around 4 hours drive from Charlotte. When the summer heat gets unbearable in Charlotte, who would not want to take a lovely dip in the ocean. Here is a list of beaches in North Carolina and South Carolina. We
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Lazy 5 Ranch

Lazy 5 Ranch

If you stay in Charlotte or happen to visit Charlotte, North Carolina, then be sure to check out Lazy 5 Ranch. It is a beautiful ranch located in Mooresville, about 30 minutes drive from Charlotte. It is a drive through Ranch which has over 700 animals from around the world which roam around
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Swimming Areas Near Charlotte

Swimming Areas Near Charlotte

I had been searching for lakes and beaches near Charlotte where swimming was permitted. There are many swimming pools in Charlotte but the nearest lake I could find was Lake Norman. All beaches are atleast 4 hours drive from Charlotte. 1. Lake Norman State Park This state park has a swimming area
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