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One of the fastest growing communities in the greater Charlotte area, yet still has managed to retain its small-town atmosphere and southern hospitality.
Fort Mill received its name from the colonial-era fort, built by the British, and a grist mill near Steele Creek. With its prime location near Charlotte, NC, everyone will love visiting Fort Mill. For the adventurous individuals, take a 25-minute drive to Carowinds Amusement Park. Carowinds has many roller coasters for children and adults, host shows, and even has a waterpark for those hot, summer days.
For the athletic crowd, plan your trip during your favorite sports season. Winthrop University, a Division I school in athletics, will not disappoint no matter which sport you prefer.
For the nature enthusiast, take a trip to Glencairn Gardens located near Winthrop University. These gardens provide a beautiful place to spend a day with friends, whether you just spend a few hours walking around or if you spend a whole day with a picnic in the gardens. You can also visit Manchester Meadows. The meadows are home to playgrounds and walking trails.
For the historians, with more than 2,000 specimens at your fingertips, visit the York County Museum. And of course, the shoppers out there will love taking a trip to Charlotte. With the variety of shops and boutiques, you could spend several days in this beautiful city.
Fort Mill is home to many attractions and is a prime location to visit if you are looking for a small town to spend a few days.