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Reblog: The “Old Florida” at Micanopy

I’d love to visit one of these towns.

Emily Carter Mitchell ~ Nature & Wildlife Photography

Nestled away from the sandy beaches, and craziness of the tourists hides the true “Old Florida.” With majestic Oak trees heavily shrouded with Spanish Moss, Palmetto bushes, and Cypress Trees are little towns where time appears to have stopped. Micanopy, Florida is one of the many Old Florida towns in the north-central region of Florida. Within an hour’s drive from the hustle and bustle of Orlando, one can step back in time and reminisce of times past.

This hidden town was the backdrop for the well known movie Doc. Hollywood with Michael J. Fox. With a charming main street lined with antique shops and several cafes, Micanopy is a perfect place to escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life.  The Herlong Mansion Bed and Breakfast offers a full-service get-away destination that promises a romantic and peaceful home away from home.

Walking along Micanopy’s main street under the Oak trees…

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