Paddle Boarding, a Minnestoa Family Vacation Experience

Experience a Minnesota Lake in a new way!

“Paddle Boarding” has become a very popular summer Minnesota lake activity in the Brainerd lakes area. “Paddle Boarding” offers a unique way to get in touch with the northern Minnesota lake surroundings. It offers the user a way to experience the lake right on top of the water. Unlike a jet ski or personal watercraft, and boats of any kind, Paddle Boards” are very different. They’re quiet, serine, and your senses are engaged in only a way you will find Paddle Boarding. They are a very different experience than that of canoeing or kayaking.  While standing, skimming across calm water you can see down and into the undisturbed water to view the lake environment in an fresh new way.

Exercising on a Paddle Board?

Many even use the Paddle Board as an exercise platform to strengthen their core. Can you think of a better place to exercise and relax? Riding on a board goes way back to areas of the world where water was the means of travel and entertainment. For hundreds of years people have been either riding the waves or pushing themselves along by a paddle or stick. Inland fresh water lakes have now taken a hold with the public, and the increasing activity of Paddle Boarding has been born.

How do I know if Paddle Board ownership if for me?

Choosing a board to purchase can be a daunting task as there many manufactures and styles available.  But before you buy, there are many places you can see if board ownership is for you. Gull Lake by Brainerd and Crosslake, MN located on the Whitefish chain of Lakes have a few places in which the public can rent Paddle Boards. Many Minnesota family resorts now offer Paddle Boards either for rent or to use free of charge, giving the Minnesota vacation another added amenity in its arsenal to attract families to the lake. Don’t forget to give it a try next time you are at a Minnesota lake.