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Things to do in Ely, MN

Activities in and Around Our Year-Round Resort

A stay at Grand Ely Lodge offers easy access to the top things to do in Ely, MN. As the area’s most comprehensive, exciting destination for the whole family, Grand Ely Lodge offers something for every member of your party and every occasion. Explore the great outdoors via canoe, kayak, snowmobile, dogsled, or on foot, shop for intricate souvenirs in Downtown Ely, curl up with a great book by a roaring fire in our lodge, and more—there’s truly something for everyone at Grand Ely Lodge. Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway, an outdoorsy weekend trip with a hike on the Trezona trail, or seeking an ideal Minnesota fishing vacation on Shagawa Lake, it’s all available in one spot.

Before booking your stay, read about the best activities in and around our resort, as well as the top sights in Ely itself.

Onsite Activities at Grand Ely Lodge Include:

  • Indoor pool, children’s pool, whirlpool, and sauna (open 8am-11pm)
  • Onsite fitness center
  • Check out paddle boats, canoes, kayaks, bikes, fishing poles, and snow shoes
  • Boat rentals and full service marina with two 60-foot docks
  • Game room
  • Horseshoe pit
  • BBQ and picnic area

Our offerings are often unique to the season. Explore the seasonal adventures at Grand Ely Lodge year-round, from the snowy winter to the sunny summer, and stay current on the area’s most exciting upcoming events.