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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 [...]

29 03, 2018

Memories: Past and Future

2018-03-29T14:48:23+00:00 March 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+00:00 February 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 [...]

28 12, 2017

The Joy of Deep Cold: Embracing Winter

2017-12-28T15:31:57+00:00 December 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+00:00 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 [...]

10 06, 2017

Back of Beyond: A Memoir from the North Woods Chapter 7

2017-06-10T14:55:45+00:00 June 10th, 2017|Ely, Minnesota Travel & Tourism, Uncategorized|

SEVEN:  THE THINKING ROCK  “See you later,” Anna Marie called out to Mother. Mother was busy at the kitchen sink washing dishes. Anna Marie walked slowly down a familiar gravel tail that connected each cabin of the resort with the store and dock. Head down, she didn’t seem to notice her surroundings or that it [...]