As summer winds down here in Ely, the northern-Minnesota fall season brings calming, picturesque and photo-worthy shades of red, gold and orange to the treetops dotting beautiful, blue September skies. A fall vacation in Ely, Minnesota, ensures a quiet, seasonal escape for couples and families alike… and memories that'll last a lifetime.
Soak in all of Ely's favorite fall activities. By day, the calm lakes are ideal for kayaking, canoeing, boating or paddle boarding in Ely. And, the northern Minnesota fishing doesn’t quit. Walleye, bass, crappie, northern, pan fish and lake trout all thrive in our peaceful, northern Minnesota lakes. By night, Ely guests often enjoy s'mores around the campfire; the smell of wood smoke as it heats your Ely cabin on a cool fall night or even sauna nights (followed by a cool jump in the lake) under the falling stars…
Fall in Ely also brings a celebration of the season, with the community's Harvest Moon Festival. This three-day festival featuring arts & crafts, tantalizing food and a whole lot of autumn fun takes place the first weekend after Labor Day in Ely's Whiteside Park.
Whether you're planning to visit Ely as a family, couple or a large group, Ely lodging properties and rental cabins have the availability to host your fall getaway. And, whatever your reason for vacationing in Ely this fall season, make your reservations early to enjoy the "Ely, last great pure experience."™