Trip time! Discover the wildlife, lake views, and hiking in Ely.

Explore attractions like Superior National Forest and Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness as you discover things to see and do in Ely.

Known for

Wildlife, Nature and Hunting

Top Hotels in Ely

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Comfort Plus
2.5 out of 5
1605 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN
Sep 1 - Sep 2
4.2/5Very Good! (20 reviews)

"convenient. clean. Helpful owner breakfast okay"…"

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

Comfort Plus
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Adventure Inn
2.5 out of 5
1145 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN
Aug 31 - Sep 1
4.4/5Wonderful! (149 reviews)

"Staff were very friendly and helpful. Super nice, helped me find hikes that I could do. Answered all my questions and guided me to great food!"…"

Reviewed on Aug 13, 2019

Adventure Inn
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Budget Host - Motel Ely
2 out of 5
1047 East Sheridan Street, Ely, MN
Aug 20 - Aug 21
4.3/5Excellent! (113 reviews)

"Very clean hotel!! Within walking distance of restaurants and shops."…"

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2019

Budget Host - Motel Ely

Popular things to do in Ely

Superior National Forest
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Superior National Forest

Explore the lovely green spaces of Superior National Forest and enjoy the hiking trails in Grand Marais. Amble around this relaxing area's lakeside and enjoy its top-notch restaurants.

Lake Superior
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Lake Superior

Find out about the history of Unorganized Thunder Bay District with a stop at Lake Superior.