Stay Close to Carowinds for Thrill Rides and Concerts
Enjoy peaceful nights in Fort Mill at the Country Inn & Suites near Carowinds, located just off I-77 in Lakemont Business Park and within 20 minutes of Charlotte's most popular attractions. You’ll have plenty of things to do during your stay, including browsing the trade shows at the Charlotte Convention Center, seeing your favorite band at PNC Music Pavilion or cheering on the race car drivers at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Sports fans appreciate being minutes from the Carolina Panthers football action at Bank of America Stadium. If shopping is on your itinerary, visit the Charlotte Premium Outlets or Carolina Place mall. With our proximity to Carowinds, you can also see a show at the park's Paladium concert venue, just a mile from the hotel.
- Carowinds (1.1 miles)
Thrills, spills and chills are the order of the day at this amusement park, located across from the hotel. Challenge yourself to ride all the roller coasters, dart into every on-site show or slip over to Carolina Harbor to slide down each of the water rides. Check the schedule to see who's playing at the park's Paladium concert venue during your visit.
Phone: +1 (704) 588-2600
- Discovery Place Science (13.9 miles)
At this attraction, delving into the subject of science is meant to be fun. Interactive exhibits and daily programs provide visitors of all ages with an entertaining look at scientific concepts. Be sure to see a film on the IMAX Dome.
Phone: +1 (704) 372-6261
- The Mint Museum (15 miles)
Browse the largest collection of art in the Southeast at the Mint Museum complex, comprised of the Mint Museum Uptown and Mint Museum Randolph. This attraction combines permanent and traveling exhibitions featuring ground-breaking pieces from all over the world. Take the free shuttle between the two museums to experience both facilities.
Phone: +1 (704) 337-2000
- Opera Carolina (13.6 miles)
Expand your cultural experience with an evening of opera at this theater, where romantic, tragic and comedic tales come to life through music.
Phone: +1 (704) 332-7177
Shopping, Shows and Tours
- The Billy Graham Library (9.4 miles)
This library may look like a dairy barn from the outside, but the inside offers insight into the life and ministry of Christian evangelist Billy Graham. The barn-like structure with a silo was intentionally designed to reflect the minister's life growing up on a dairy farm.
Phone: +1 (704) 401-3200
- Carolina Place (4.3 miles)
Leave some room in your suitcase for some new buys from the Carolina Place mall, home to big retailers like Buckle, The Limited and New York & Company. When you need a break, sit down for a meal at Harper's Restaurant or treat the whole family to a soft-serve frozen yogurt from TCBY.
Phone: +1 (704) 543-9300
- Charlotte Convention Center (12.3 miles)
Attend meetings, ballroom events or trade shows at the Charlotte Convention Center, an easy drive from our Fort Mill hotel. A number of on-site dining options are available at the Delish Food Court as well.
Phone: +1 (704) 339-6000
- Charlotte Premium Outlets (8.9 miles)
Find all your favorite upscale fashion designs at this expansive shopping complex that features 100 outlet stores, including Ann Taylor, Kate Spade New York and Michael Kors.
Phone: +1 (704) 523-8865
Sports and Outdoors
- Bank of America Stadium (11.7 miles)
Root for the Carolina Panthers at this mega stadium in downtown Charlotte.
Phone: +1 (704) 358-7800
- Charlotte Motor Speedway (28.5 miles)
Located 13 miles northeast of downtown Charlotte, the speedway hosts NASCAR racing, including the Coca-Cola 600, the Monster Energy All-Star Race and the Bank of America 500. The complex is also home to the only concrete, four-lane drag strip in the U.S.
Phone: +1 (704) 455-3200
- Fort Mill Golf Club (7.9 miles)
Take time to enjoy the tree-lined fairways at this beautiful, 18-holf course, partly designed by legendary golf-course architect Donald Ross.
Phone: +1 (803) 547-2044
- PNC Music Pavilion (26.2 miles)
See your favorite bands and musical performers at this expansive outdoor concert venue.
Phone: +1 (704) 549-5555