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. At 200 years, Micanopy is the oldest inland town in Florida. Experience antique shopping, art galleries, cafes, boutiques and a scenic landscape with plenty of nearby options to fill the day.
For gator enthusiasts and general nature lovers Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park 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.