Vacation Rentals In Ely, MN

There are many beautiful resorts and lodges in and around Ely, but some people prefer the privacy of renting a vacation home instead. If that's you, you're in luck! You'll find many privately owned or professionally managed homes here, with amenities like lakeshore settings with a boat and dock, authentic Finnish saunas and of course, true Northwoods atmosphere. Imagine waking up in the morning and having your first cup of coffee on your own, private dock, enjoying the lake without anyone else in sight, and you'll get the picture of why people love these types of vacation rentals.

Planning an event like a small wedding, family reunion or a girls' trip? Private home rentals are ideal for groups! Ely is also a premier vacation destination for fishermen and families looking for the Northwoods right outside of their (temporary) front door. The perfect Ely vacation rental home or cabin will make you feel right at home in your own private place on the lake or in town.

So whether you’re seeking a private lakeshore rental with plenty of seclusion or a resort cabin with its friendly neighborhood atmosphere, Ely's got you covered!

Short-Term Rental Standards Program

Fall Lake, Morse, Stony River Township, City of Ely, St. Louis County

The Ely Area Short-Term Rental Standards Program is a joint standards initiative supported by the City of Ely, Town of Fall Lake, Town of Morse, Stony River Township, St. Louis County, and the State of Minnesota. The goal of this program is to ensure Ely is known for its safe, comfortable, clean, quality lodging options by setting basic standards that every short-term rental must meet, including proper permits/licenses and applicable tax collection and remittance.

It is our collective responsibility to make sure that visitors return year after year by showcasing the best Ely has to offer. The mission of the Standards Program is to guarantee that every lodging property engaging in rentals of 30 consecutive days or less is compliant with local taxes, and licenses, and operates with safety and hospitality in mind.