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Hollywood has filmed two major motion pictures in Micanopy, Cross Creek(1983) and Doc Hollywood (1991).

That is to say the town is intensely full of charm and picturesque with streets lined by historic buildings housing unique shops and cafes. The 200-year old city is the oldest inland city in Florida, the age quite possibly explaining Micanopy’s reputation as Florida’s best city for antique shopping, something you’d be wise to experience. Along with the finding treasure among the shelves, visitors have other great choices on how to fill a day.

For gator enthusiasts and general nature lovers Paynes Prairie State Reserve is directly north of town, and in nearby Cross Creek, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park offers gardens, citrus groves and a newly restored tenant house along with rangers in 1930’s period attire who share the author’s stories. She wrote The Yearling and Cross Creek, among others. A famous town’s most famous resident.

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Antique City Mall

Barr Hammock North Trail

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Barr Hammock Preserve

Pizza

Restaurant

Blue Highway Pizza Micanopy

Herlong Mansion horse and carriage

Lodging

Herlong Mansion Bed & Breakfast

logo of lotus and Buddha art collective and coffee house

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Lotus & Buddha Art Collective and Coffee Bar

Micanopy Historical Society

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Micanopy Historical Society Museum

inside picture of mott-may gallery

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Mott-May Gallery

Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

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Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Billboard advertising for The Micanopy Inn that reads Sleepy Driver? Stay with us! Exit 374

Lodging

The Micanopy Inn

BBQ Sandwich and Mac n Cheese

Restaurant

The Pearl Country Store

Wacahoota Farm Blueberries

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Wacahoota Farms