Day tripping: 43 nostalgic shots of Sarasota


Just a two hour drive from Orlando, Sarasota is probably most well known for being home to the Ringling Family. There's more to this town than just the circus, though: Gorgeous beaches, an amazing annual chalk festival, breathtaking mid-century and Italian-inspired architecture and so much more. Hop in your car and take a road trip ... or just cruise down memory lane with these classic photos from the State Archives of Florida.

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| Photos by State Archives of Florida