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Dillon, South Carolina: South Of The Border Team Field Report

3346 US 301 N., Dillon, SC
I-95 exit 1. Follow the billboards.
Always open. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Sombrero Tower: $2.
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South of the Border.

South Of The Border

A classic freeway tourist trap, pyrotechnics bonanza, and vacation theme world, just south of the North Carolina border. Report... [03/01/2020]

Alan Schafer.

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SOB Sombrero Tower, 2022.

South Of The Border

Fun area for all.

[Kathie, 03/10/2022]

Along bleak I-95, the Sombrero Tower remains a beacon of comfort.

World's Largest Beer Stein.

World's Largest Beer Stein

The beer stein is actually located at the entrance in the South of The Border gift shop! We found it on our annual shiny squirrel, random stops road trip!

[Jen, Laura, Jonathan & Liam, 08/24/2019]

Another of these is on display in Oklahoma. in the J.M. Davis Arms and Historical Museum. More than one was made, and they're all the World's Largest.

World's Largest Beer Stein.

SOB: World's Largest Beer Stein

Inside the Mexico Shop West gift emporium at South of the Border, near the front door, is the World's Largest Beer Stein, in a glass-fronted case. It can be yours for $3,500.

[Krista M, 08/01/2017]

If it comes with the case, it's a tempting bargain.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Cotton Press: Earth's Oldest?Cotton Press: Earth's Oldest?, Latta, SC - 16 mi.
Church with Angel WingsChurch with Angel Wings, Lumberton, NC - 19 mi.
Largest (Real) Tire in the WorldLargest (Real) Tire in the World, Bladenboro, NC - 30 mi.
In the region:
Andre the Giant Exhibit, Ellerbe, NC - 47 mi.

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