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South of the Border

I-95 at US 301/501, Dillon, SC 29547
+1 843-774-2411
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Tourist Trap, you know it but can't resist stopping

Gas, rest rooms, boiled peanuts, fireworks, pecans, pecan logs rolls, and everything else you'd... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Todd C
Westfield, Massachusetts
Bring your sense of humor before you stop

We made a quick stop to see what it was all about. If you are a person that doesn't appreciate... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Monroe, North Carolina
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I-95 at US 301/501, Dillon, SC 29547
+1 843-774-2411
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Gas, rest rooms, boiled peanuts, fireworks, pecans, pecan logs rolls, and everything else you'd expect at an over priced souvenir shop at the most iconic location on Interstate 95. If you have never been here, you have to stop latest for the sticker to prove...More

Thank Todd C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a quick stop to see what it was all about. If you are a person that doesn't appreciate nostalgia or some old fashioned fun, or are caught up in the latest trends / fashion - DO NOT stop. It was fun browsing the...More

Thank LDJ787
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I usually stop here at odd times of the year: apparently in the summer, it’s crazy packed with people. My trips are always very quiet, but fun in a touristy way. With a motel, restaurants, drug stores, shops, arcade, reptile lagoon, and great photo ops,...More

Thank Thedrstwo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The facility has free parking, unique souvenir shops, and nice restaurants. There is not a great deal to do there but if you are looking for that one-of-a kind souvenir and a good lunch or dinner at very reasonable prices - this is the spot....More

Thank josephorbanus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had to stop here just for curiosity's sake. Passed by it many times, but never stopped. Kind of a weird place that could be in the twilight zone. Has seen better days, but was worth the short visit. The staff at the gift shop was...More

Thank beach167
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place although promising much fun really it doesn't fulfill. There's nothing worth seeing, I wish there was but there isn't! Even food is mediocre. So much advertising and so little to delivery. It's a pitty.

Thank Franco B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So last August, I went to some thing in South Carolina with something about the sun being blocked. Going to it was a flimsy excuse for my real goal... taking the family to South of the Border! I'd been dreaming about this place since my...More

1  Thank mikebickerson
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Our family loved it! I can definitely see tho how it wouldn't be for some people. It's a tourist spot for sure, I spent over $100 on t-shirts and other stuff. We will definitely stop by any time we're out this way.

1  Thank Kendall R
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Apart from the convenience of a well needed bathroom stop I DO NOT RECOMMEND GETTING FOOD HERE. The customer service was horrible, ended up waiting half an hour for 4 burgers and when asked about how our order was coming along they simply showed that...More

1  Thank Stephaney A
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Years and years of stopping here I have seen this place go from a dump to recovering as one of the best roadside attractions . I hope the next time I make it the rides will be opened .

1  Thank corollaclub98
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Lani H
14 December 2017|
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Response from bobtops | Reviewed this property |
Don't bother it's a dump all the way around. Get gas, use the restroom (but don't expect to dry your hands with the antique dryer on the wall) and get out!!!
19 August 2017|
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Response from Scott P | Reviewed this property |
There is plenty of truck parking
14 August 2017|
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Response from Kaitlin P | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is pet friendly. There are multiple areas to walk dogs and such.