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30 06, 2018

What is there to do in Ely?

2018-06-30T17:38:39+00:00 June 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 April 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 [...]

20 11, 2017

Have You Been to Ely Lately?

2017-11-20T20:14:50+00:00 November 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 [...]

28 09, 2017

Dorothy Molter, an Ely Legend

2017-09-29T19:06:29+00:00 September 28th, 2017|Ely, Minnesota Travel & Tourism|

The Ely area is so full of interesting history and personal stories.  But one of the people we love, and our visitors love to learn about, is Dorothy Molter (1907-1986), the last legal resident of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Dorothy was the last legal resident of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.  Her [...]

31 08, 2017

Viewing the Northern Lights at Timber Wolf Lodge

2017-08-31T19:36:43+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Ely, Minnesota Travel & Tourism|

Candelabra--Heidi Pinkerton The Aurora Borealis.  It's hard to tell how many people over the years have said that seeing the northern lights is on their bucket list, though it's easy to understand why.  The awesome shows that erupt when the lights come out are truly amazing to behold.  Visitors to Timber Wolf Lodge [...]