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Expedia:  20 Places to Find America's Best Sunsets

Expedia named Ely, Minnesota as one of 20 places to find beautiful sunsets and we could not agree more.  According to the information they sent us, "Hundreds of thousands of social conversations, using the hashtag #sunsets, were used to determine this list of some of the most talked about sunset destinations."  


National Geographic:  World's Best Towns for Outdoor Thrills

Ely, Minnesota was named in National Geographic's "World's Best Towns for Outdoor Thrills,” a distinguished list of just nine worldwide destinations.  We are honored to be counted among the very best of world adventure hot spots.     


Expedia:  16 unexpected adventures you need to experience

Expedia named dog sledding in Ely, Minnesota as one of 16 adventures to add to your bucket list.  A dog sled excursion is an exhilarating adventure deep into the wilderness. No experience required! Outfitters teach you everything you need to know; learn to harness the dogs and guide the sled. Trips range from family-friendly guided day outings or overnight lodge-to-lodge treks to more challenging camping trips. 


Watch Spring Turn Into Summer, One Picture at a Time

Ely resident, Jim Brandenburg, is a famous photographer for National Geographic.  His seasonal, backyard picture-a-day series, 93 Spring Days, is featured in the April 2016 edition of National Geographic.  In it he reveals the story of Spring in Minnesota through the eyes of a camera.  You can find it online as well.  Read the story, Watch Spring Turn Into Summer, One Picture at a Time, to learn his thoughts about this project.  You will find the story below the video.  Then enjoy the spectacular, inspiring photography in the video presentation that captures the very essence of spring with the intimacy and clarity that Jim brings to us through his artistry.  

Click here to: Watch Spring Turn Into Summer, One Picture at a Time 


National Geographic

Ely is Featured in National Geographic 


Minnesota Monthly 

Check out the article in Minnesota Monthly

And, also this article in Minnesota Monthly

Ely's 2014 April Fool's Prank 


Virgin Atlantic

We're Featured in Virgin Atlantic On-Line Magazine too!

Heard But Not Seen: The Elusive Minnesota Wolf



Explore Minnesota 

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Turn Up The Romance




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