back view of Grand Ely Lodge in MN
picnic tables outside of Grand Ely Lodge
nature views at Ely Minnesota near Grand Ely Lodge


Ely, MN News & Reviews

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Stay up-to-date on the most recent Minnesota hotel reviews and latest Ely, MN news at our serene lake resort. The Grand Ely Lodge stands alone among resorts Northern Minnesota for our convenient location near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, four-season activities and comfortable lake view accommodations. Find out more about our resort by reading our press materials below.

Grand Ely Lodge makes the list of Best 15 Romantic (Weekend) Getaways in Minnesota!

Here is what the has to say about our lodge.

10 Best Weekend Getaways from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ranked one of the Best Weekend Getaways from 

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Top 5 Places to Dog Sled in Minnesota

Ely was mentioned as one of the Top 5 places to Dog Sled in Minnesota. Known as the unofficial capital of dog sledding in Minnesota, Ely touts more dog sled trip providers than anywhere else in the world (according to the Ely Chamber of Commerce).

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11 Charming Small Towns That Seem Tailor-Made For Minnesotans

According to, Ely was ranked #1 for charming small towns that seem tailor-made for Minnesotans.

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