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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 [...]

23 08, 2017

For The Love of Gravel Roads

2017-08-23T18:51:59+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|Ely, Minnesota Travel & Tourism|

So many things are written about the lakes in the Ely area.  The waterways, including the BWCA, make multiple Top 10 Lists and are rightfully raved about.  But, our experienced visitors know another way to find the beauty of this area: Gravel roads. Hundreds of miles of gravel and minimum maintenance roads surround Timber Wolf [...]

31 07, 2017

Fishing with the Family: Teaching Your Children to Fish

2017-07-31T16:05:35+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Ely Minnesota Fishing|

Kids and adults often view vacation time very differently. Whereas you can’t find enough time for resting, relaxing and reflecting, your kids will want to race from one activity to the next, while hardly taking a moment to breathe. But there is a solution to this seeming impasse: Fishing satisfies your kids need for entertainment, [...]

26 07, 2017

2017 Timber Wolf Lodge Highlights…so far

2017-07-26T17:34:11+00:00 July 26th, 2017|Ely, Minnesota Travel & Tourism|

Summer goes quickly here at Timber Wolf Lodge, and we love it.  We post pictures of our guests, the Lodge and from the area on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts.  But, we know that not everyone is using social media so we want to share some of our favorites from this summer so far. [...]

18 07, 2017

The Best Time to Visit Timber Wolf Lodge

2017-07-18T13:40:06+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Ely, Minnesota Travel & Tourism|

When is the best time to visit Timber Wolf Lodge in Ely?  Good Question. We get that inquiry fairly often.  Guests who have been coming here for years feel strongly about the "best" week, but every month of the summer has something special to offer. And we can't forget our guests in the RV sites [...]

21 06, 2017

80 Years…And the Memories are the Same

2017-06-21T11:52:55+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Ely, Minnesota Travel & Tourism|

1937 Ford Woody Wagon Photo: vintage-airstream.com We are celebrating our 80th year of bringing visitors to the shores of Bear Island Lake near Ely, Minnesota.  We feel so fortunate to share this anniversary year with you, and even though we know that a lot has changed since the resort opened in 1937, the [...]

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 [...]