Visit Dillon, South Carolina (the county seat of Dillon County) and you'll feel like you are in small town USA, with a southern, and somewhat quirky twist. Dillon County is home to that famous stop on I-95, South of the Border. More than a place, it's actually an experience. Kids love it. But rest assured, there's more to Dillon County than this food, souvenir and fireworks mega center. Travel just a few minutes from I-95 and you'll discover downtown Dillon, where you'll experience the pleasure of a friendly community that enjoys a casual, relaxed lifestyle.
Highlights include Main Street, painstakingly created murals, and the restored Dillon County Theatre. The pale yellow, stucco-like theatre is listed on the National Register, and serves as an example of Spanish Colonial architecture- not what you'd expect to find in South Carolina. A quaint train station serves the town, and the train actually still runs here.
The Little Pee Dee River and the Santee-Cooper lakes areas offer an excellent opportunity to unwind, and enjoy a bit of fishing, hiking, or simply take in a picnic. The rich dark colored water makes a stark contrast against the healthy green foliage you'll find here almost year round. Visit the Little Pee Dee State Park for additional recreational opportunities, including camping. If golf is your pleasure, try the public course at Twin Lakes Country Club.
Schedule a stop at the Dillon County Museum to discover more about the history of this interesting little town.
Dillon is located on I-95 in the northeast corner of South Carolina and the border of North Carolina.