Longville, Minnesota: Turtle Race Capital of the World

A town so small that the races are held on one of its few streets.
Route 84, Longville, MN
The turtle races should be easy to find, as Longville only has a handful of streets.
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Turtle Race Capital of the World

Every Wednesday in the summer they have turtle races -- you can rent a turtle or bring your own. The town is really small. They close down one of the main streets for the races and had the lines for the races painted on the highway.

[Sky Schear, 05/03/2002]

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