A little patch of summer has popped up in snowy Minneapolis — the Boat Show is at the Convention Center. It’s a chance to check out the latest watercraft, engines, electronics and gear.
Traditionally, Tuesday would have been the first day of school across the state, but many districts started last week. And that’s a trend that’s impacting more than just the kids involved.
You’ve likely seen paddleboards gliding across Lake Minnetonka or Lake Calhoun, and maybe you’ve even given it a try yourself. But if you still have yet to try out your stand-up paddleboarding legs, this summer may be the time to do it.
All this week, WCCO This Morning has been highlighting some of the cool events that surround the Minneapolis Aquatennial. The WCCO Morning Show team thought they should practice for this Saturday’s Stand Up For Avenues Paddle Board Race.
It could be the best two hours you spend this summer. Whether you’re new to the area or have lived here your entire life, a paddleboarding tour down the Mississippi River offers some the most breathtaking views of the Twin Cities you’ve ever seen.