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24 07, 2018

Mid-Summer at Timber Wolf Lodge

2018-07-24T19:44:54+00:00July 24th, 2018|Ely, Minnesota Travel & Tourism|

We are just past mid-summer at Timber Wolf Lodge.  It seems like just yesterday that we were posting pictures of the ice going out and opening the cabins for the first time.  Just like 80 summers before this one, it goes quickly when you are spending time surrounded by great people in an amazing place.   [...]

30 06, 2018

What is there to do in Ely?

2018-06-30T17:38:39+00:00June 30th, 2018|Ely, Minnesota Travel & Tourism|

What is there to do in Ely?  It's a question we hear all the time, and the short answer is, A LOT. Almost everyone takes a trip into town at some point during their stay.  Whether it's because of a rainy day, a desire to check out the local stores, or a chance to let [...]

30 05, 2018

Summer is Here!

2018-05-30T16:51:43+00:00May 30th, 2018|Ely, Minnesota Travel & Tourism, Uncategorized|

It is summer in Ely, Minnesota.  All of April and into early May all of the discussion in town was about when the ice would go off local lakes.  Now, just a few weeks later, the ice is gone and a stretch of warm weather has people focused on swimming, fishing, and sunblock. Our 81st [...]

30 04, 2018

No Boredom Here

2018-04-30T19:04:36+00:00April 30th, 2018|Ely, Minnesota Travel & Tourism|

"Is Being Bored the Next Travel Trend for Millennials?"  With a headline like that and being a place that prides itself in offering plenty for our guests to do, it was impossible not to clink on the link.  We can save you the time.  It appears that people are rediscovering the power and enjoyment of [...]

29 03, 2018

Memories: Past and Future

2018-03-29T14:48:23+00:00March 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Why do people come to Timber Wolf Lodge?  Why do they pack up the car, head north and spend a few days or a week, or even the whole summer?  We've heard hundreds of reasons over the years, but it always comes back to one word:  memories. People often talk about the memories they have [...]

28 02, 2018

Sharing Winter in Ely, Minnesota

2018-02-28T16:17:38+00:00February 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Guests ask us all the time about winter in Ely.  While they are enjoying the warm sun, crisp clean water and the sand on our beach, so many seem to wonder what it's like to experience Ely in the winter. They pictures are worth a thousand words, so here you go. Just after sunrise [...]

1 02, 2018

Prospector ATV Loop Moving Forward

2018-02-01T00:35:08+00:00February 1st, 2018|Ely Destination Weddings|

An exciting new trail is being developed in our area that guest might be interested in.  The Prospector ATV Loop is being developed by ATV enthusiasts in the area to link several communities and offer more recreational options to area visitors. The trail will ultimately stretch 130 miles and link Ely, Babbitt, Embarrass and Tower [...]

28 12, 2017

The Joy of Deep Cold: Embracing Winter

2017-12-28T15:31:57+00:00December 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|

People often ask what winter is like in Ely.  Short answer: It's cold.  Long answer:  It is absolutely beautiful.  The lakes are frozen, the snow piles high and when the sun shines on a cold day, there is hardly anything like it. Winter: A Land at Rest After the hustle and bustle of a typical [...]

20 11, 2017

Have You Been to Ely Lately?

2017-11-20T20:14:50+00:00November 20th, 2017|Ely, Minnesota Travel & Tourism, Uncategorized|

We love being part of the Ely Community.  It is such a vibrant and welcoming small town in such a perfect part of the world.  For the last 80 years, our guests have enjoyed the small town, the surrounding area and the unique vacation experience available here. If you haven't visited in awhile--whether it's been [...]