Why Ely Resorts Are Unique

When you visit an Ely resort, you have millions of acres to play in and hundreds of motorized recreational lakes to choose from. With our large group of more than 30 resorts spread over a 30-mile radius, staying at an Ely resort offers our guests the chance to experience exactly what you came here for.

Cozy cabins to luxury lodging
Only in Ely can you choose from an almost endless amount of resorts from cozy cabins to luxury lodges. Ely offers boating for fishing and sightseeing, hiking and biking trails for exploring the area forests and in winter months, ride-in/ride-out access to groomed snowmobile and cross country ski trails.

Affordable family fun time
Located along the entrance to the BWCAW, an Ely resort vacation offers an affordable way to recon- nect and enjoy the company of family and friends. Open-air campfires, sandy beaches, water sports for all ages. With such diverse offerings, no where other than at an Ely resort will you experience so much family fun for so little jing.

Go fish!
Fishing groups discover the personal touches at our minnesota fishing resorts, lodges and cabins that gave birth to the Ely area tourism industry almost a century ago. While fishing has become more of an attrac- tion than only reason for traveling, walleye, northern pike, trout and bass fishing continue to be favorite pas- times for our guests. Fishing guides can be arranged from almost anywhere you stay. Shore lunch fare normal- ly a hearty helping of fresh, pan-fried fish, fried potatoes and onions tasty spoonful of beans or your guides favorite vegetables and a heaping helping of lifetime memories.

Photo opps
Sight-seeing by pontoon, motorboat or canoe day trips into the Wilderness are available to all of our Ely resort guests. A camera should never leave your side,Wildlife—moose, deer, birds, even wolves and bear are frequently photographed in the wilderness and along neighboring forest trails.