Geocaching in Ely? A fun adventure to try on your next trip

(BPT) - Long before people were staring at their phones trying to find where the Pokémon were hiding in their neighborhood, people were scouring the world looking for waterproof boxes containing a simple logbook to sign. It’s called geocaching, and for the past two decades it has become something of…

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Experience a wellness vacation in Ely

(BPT) - Why do you go on vacation? Why does anyone go on vacation? The standard answers are to unwind, see someplace new or decompress. Everyone has their reasons, and increasingly, one word has come to summarize not just why we go on vacation, but why we must go on vacation. That word is wellness…

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Ely Winter Festival

(BPT) - Midwinter blues get you down every year? Join us for the Ely Winter Festival, Feb. 6-16, 2020. You'll never have more fun outside in the snow, guaranteed. It's our largest winter event and getting bigger every year, so make your reservations early! It all started back in 1984, when the Ely…

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Ely does Winter right

(BPT) - If you think Ely is only about paddling through the BWCAW, camping under the stars on a balmy night, and sitting in front of the campfire doused in DEET, you've only got part of the story. Winter is magical in Ely. If you've never been here when there's a foot (or much more!) of snow on the…

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Dine deliciously in Ely with these restaurants

So many guests in Ely tell us that one of the most pleasant surprises about our area is how amazing our restaurants are. “We wish we had more time just to eat,” they say. We completely understand. While we can’t help you secure an additional day to focus on food here in Ely, we can help you plan how…

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Celebrate the Season in Ely

(BPT) - Come to Ely for the holidays, and you'll swear you just woke up in a Hallmark movie. It's the perfect small town, all lit up for the holidays, surrounded by hundreds of miles of pristine wilderness and snow-covered pines. Downtown's beauty comes to life when the sun goes down early on our…

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Blueberry mania in Ely

(BPT) - When you think about the north woods, what comes to mind? Like most people, you probably think about birch trees, walleye, granite cliffs, canoes and, of course, thousands of beautiful lakes with crystalline water. But did berries come to mind? They might have, and if not, give us a moment…

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Ely Revised: Springtime in Ely: An Affordable Getaway

(BPT) - Ah, spring in the Northwoods. This time of year might be designated as “spring” on the calendar, and in other places that means balmy winds, daffodils poking out of the rapidly melting snow and windows being opened wide for a lazy Saturday on the porch. And here in Ely, you might find all of…

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