Ely, NV

Travel Guide
Ely
Amid wild open plains and rugged mountains, this town features fabulous surroundings and a rich history.

Stop in Ely beneath the towering mountains to visit fascinating museums and take a ride on a historic steam train. Take a break from the outdoor life of the nearby national park and relax in front of a movie at the beautiful old theater.

With a dramatic backdrop, this small city is well worth exploring. Head to the east end of town where the White Pine Public Museum reveals secrets of the local area and wider region. See the bell that once chimed in the nearby ghost town of Hamilton, marvel at the size of the bones of two giant bears and step into a cell from the jail that once stood here.

Head north to find the Nevada Northern Railway Museum. The depot marks a section of one of the country’s best-preserved historic railroads. Climb aboard the beautiful old train and enjoy a gentle ride along this track that has been being navigated since the start of the 20th century. Pass cowboys on the Wild West Limited train ride or look for ghosts and ghouls on the spooky Ghost Train.

After your ride, wander into the heart of town and catch a screening at the traditional 1930s theater. Built in elegant Art Deco style, this beautiful place is a great spot for an afternoon or evening. Buy popcorn from the old-fashioned snack bar and settle down to watch one of your favorite movies.

The city hosts several events throughout the year. Perhaps the most exciting is the Fire and Ice Show in January. Skilled artisans and residents come together to build spectacular ice sculptures with prizes awarded for the best efforts.

Ely is in eastern Nevada, an hour’s drive northwest of Great Basin National Park. Select from several motels and guesthouses in town and visit restaurants serving a range of American and European food.

Immerse yourself in years of history and make your way to the wilds of Great Basin National Park from Ely.

Hotel Nevada
Hotel Nevada
3 out of 5
501 Aultman St, Ely, NV, 89301
The price is $80 per night from Nov 4 to Nov 5
Stay at this 3-star hotel in Ely. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,003 reviews)
Safe & comfortable
"Very comfortable stay"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2022

Prospector Hotel and Casino
Prospector Hotel and Casino
3.5 out of 5
1501 East Aultman Street, Ely, NV, 89301
The price is $103 per night from Nov 2 to Nov 3
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in Ely. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a casino. Our guests praise the restaurant and the bar in our reviews. ...
4.6/5 Exceptional! (1,006 reviews)
"The room was great! Large, comfortable, with everything we needed, including a nice TV. The Mexican restaurant was delicious! Downside- Had to drag heavy luggage upstairs since there’s no elevator. The smoke from the casino hits you at the front door. I would def stay here again"

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2022

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Ely
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Ely
2.5 out of 5
1591 Great Basin Blvd, Ely, NV, 89301
The price is $114 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Ely. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in our ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,003 reviews)
"Breakfast was great. The staffs were friendly and pleasant"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2022

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Polo Towers by Diamond Resorts
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3.5 out of 5
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Cancun Resort by Diamond Resorts
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3 out of 5
8335 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV, 89123
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Palms Place
Palms Place
4.5 out of 5
4381 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV, 89103
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4.1/5 Very Good! (10,079 reviews)
"The front desk people don’t seem to be very happy welcoming people."

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2022

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