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Skydive Carolina

1903 King Air Dr., chester, SC
803-581-5867
Category: Recreation
Award: Best View of the City From 5,000 Feet
Year Won: 2014
Pick: Editor's Pick

OK, so you’ll jump out of an airplane from 13,000 feet in the air, and every blood cell you have will move in overdrive, and you’ll free-fall at 120 miles per hour, and if you’re doing it solo you should probably think about pulling a cord at some point. But on a clear day, after the parachute pops open and you take a deep breath, look to the north: That little thing in the distance you’ll see is Charlotte, and you’ll still be about 4,000 feet higher in the air than the Bank of America building. Enjoy the view.