Shangri-La Stone Village In North Carolina Just Might Be The Strangest Tourist Trap Yet

Shangri-La Stone Village is truly one-of-a-kind. This miniature stone village¬†is both a strange and unique attraction that tourists make a point to check out if they’re visiting Prospect Hill, North Carolina.

Each structure in this gnome-size village is made with stone blasted by Henry Warren, the town’s founder. He literally left no stone unturned when he started building the tiny village in 1968 – after he became a retired tobacco farmer.¬†Until his passing in 1977, Mr. Warren grew the town to 27+ structures and and also made an impressive stone path.

Since the town is so “pint-size”, don’t get trapped into planning an entire day here. Shangri-La Stone Village is a great stop as part of a a bigger day trip.

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So, are you ready to be transported to another world and visit Shangri-La Stone Village? If you’re curious to check out this strange and fascinating tourist destination, click here for directions.

Address: 11535 NC-86 S, Prospect Hill, NC 27314, USA