Downtown Ely

Don’t let the quaint, small-town atmosphere fool you. You’ll find some of the finest shopping and most intriguing gifts anywhere – right here in Ely. Many of the shops feature handcrafted items made here in the Ely area.


There are a wide variety of stores in Ely, MN to buy something you need or just to commemorate your trip! From homemade goods to bait & tackle shops to hardware stores, Ely business owners are ready to meet your needs. Read More


After you've finished your canoe trip, hike or visited our unique shops and galleries, stop by one of our fine dining establishments and enjoy a sizzling steak, a wild rice dish or walleye fillet cooked to perfection.  Not hungry?... Read More