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York County

York County

Just south of Charlotte, North Carolina, York County is a vibrant area packed with outdoor recreation, local restaurants, and buzzing breweries. It is home to Kings Mountain National Military Park (as well as a state park by the same name, which commemorates a key Revolutionary War battle. The Anne Springs Close Greenway is a natural escape, perfect for an afternoon picnic or leisurely hike. Grab a bite in Downtown Rock Hill, also known as Old Town, at Kounter, Old Town Kitchen & Cocktails, or Flipside Restaurant, and be sure to check out some of the nearby watering holes after a delicious meal.

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Kings Mountains State Park

The Piedmont’s Kings Mountain State Park has miles of forested trails perfect for supreme Kings Mountain hiking, two fishing lakes, and sits adjacent to Kings Mountain National Military Park, one of many national park Revolutionary War sites. Local crowds flock to the park during regularly scheduled special events, especially every November when living history demonstrations are held at the park’s replica 1800s Piedmont farm.

For those who want to stay overnight at Kings Mountain, campground accommodations–including equestrian facilities–are available at the Kings Mountain campground, with easy access to Kings Mountain hiking, fishing and more.

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This amusement park is filled with so much fun and excitement it can’t be contained in one state! Features over 60 rides, shows and attractions including 14 world-class roller coasters, Camp Snoopy kids’ area, Carolina Harbor Waterpark and great dining and entertainment options for the whole family. Stay on-site at the Camp Wilderness Resort (RV camping and modern cabins) or the SpringHill Suites Charlotte at Carowinds. Special ticket packages are available. 

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Many people are familiar with the historic McCrory’s building in downtown Rock Hill, most known for the Friendship 9 sit-in during the Civil Rights Movement in the early 1960s. Kounter, whose name is a nod to the sit-in, is Rock Hill native Rob Masone’s latest culinary adventure. Chef Rob Masone is obsessed with creating an immersive dining experience. He doesn’t settle for anything less than completely WOW-ing your palate while delighting your eyes and your senses through the food prep and presentation. Everything is designed to thrill you. Unexpected flavors. Unexpected details. Unexpected experience.