Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park

6 locals recommend

Tips from locals

Rocki And Tom
Rocki And Tom
June 19, 2021
Near Micanopy, the town that time forgot. About an hour north of The Villages.
March 2, 2021
Take a step back in time with a tour through Marjorie Kinan Rawlings home and grounds. See how she lived when she was writing the classic story, "The Yearling".
Kate & Anthony
Kate & Anthony
December 9, 2019
Author of “the yearling” and many other novels.
December 5, 2019
Visitors to this old Florida homestead can walk back in time to 1930s farm life where Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings lived and worked in the tiny community of Cross Creek. Her cracker style home and farm, where she wrote her Pulitzer prize-winning novel The Yearling and other wonderful works of fiction,…
November 4, 2019
This is the home if the famous writer who wrote "The Yearling".

Places to stay nearby

  1. Entire cabin
  2. 3 beds
Rustic log cabin ( not the city)
  1. Entire residential home
  2. 2 beds
Gainesville Getaway - Hideaway on Cross Creek
  1. Farm stay
  2. 6 beds
The Cross Creek Farmhouse located on Orange Lake!
  1. Entire residential home
  2. 13 beds
Cutlers' Mere partly wooded rural place

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“Established in 1952, The Yearling has become a Florida Landmark. Serving Southern Cuisine, specializing in the food rural Floridians have hunted, fished and prepared for generations. Here you'll find yourself back in time. In the canopy of granddaddy oaks, tall palms, and lush citrus groves, wildlife abounds. Come inside and you'll be immersed in the ambience of the old South and genuine hospitality. County Road 325 on Cross Creek, just 14 miles from Gainesville and 25 miles from Ocala. Easily accessible from either Highway 301 or Highway 441. Come for the food and stay for the entertainment We hope you will be as taken with the flavor and spirit of old Florida as we are. This is not just a restaurant, it's a destination.”
  • 12 locals recommend
“Nature park featuring restrooms, trails, picnic tables, grills, a playground & more.”
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Latin American Restaurant
“Owned and operated by our family! In the heart of downtown, it serves amazing pan-Latin food and has a great porch to enjoy drinks and tapas on a nice day. ”
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“Paynes Prairie State Park is just a mile South of our retreat. It has an observation tower that allows you to look out over the prairie and a boat launch where you can access Lake Wauberg.”
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18700 Co Rd 325
Hawthorne, FL 32640
Phone(352) 466-3672