Why Vacation in Minnesota?
Vacation in Minnesota for Fishing, Hiking, Skiing, Camping, Canoeing and More
Considering a resort vacation in Minnesota? The state has many benefits as a destination:
- It’s centrally located and convenient to reach.
- A vacation in Minnesota is family-friendly.
- There are activities for every traveler.
The best vacations are the ones where you escape modern civilization. Ely, MN is a Minnesota resort vacation destination where visitors can canoe for days, hike along wooded trails, and explore waterways and shorelines that are alive with nature’s bounty.
A vacation in Minnesota isn’t complete without taking advantage of Ely’s access to the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW), where more than one million acres of forest and 1,500 plus waterways remain untouched by civilization. The BWCAW is the largest wilderness area east of the Rockies. Our outfitters will make your BWCAW experience rewarding and unforgettable.
As you’re planning your Minnesota vacation, consider lodging facilities in Ely. Many vacationers return to this area and their favorite spot year after year because of our friendly, courteous and quality service.
Looking for a more rustic approach? Pitch a tent or set up that camper – we’ve got the perfect site waiting! Enjoy private, wooded sites in a variety of Minnesota campgrounds that overlook scenic lakes. Ely area campgrounds offer a large range of amenities, from basic to full service.
A vacation in Minnesota offers a wide variety of activities for every age and fitness level, including: