Scroll below to find great winter resorts and lodging in the Ely, MN area. Take in great winter activities like ice fishing and snowmobiling in the vast wilderness of Northern Minnesota. Click here to download a Ely MN Area Snowmobile Trail Map PDF!
Ely Year Round Resorts
Immerse yourself in Northern Minnesota comfort at Grand Ely Lodge Resort & Conference Center, a stunning choice in Ely, MN hotels. Located in the scenic Up North wilderness, our four-season resort boasts comfortable, spacious lodgings and stunning panoramic views of Shagawa Lake. Whether you’ve come to Ely for a family vacation, a much-deserved getaway, or a productive business retreat, Grand Ely Lodge Resort & Conference Center provides a much-needed escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Situated at the very edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA), Snowbank Lodge & Outfitters offers an unparalleled opportunity to explore this wilderness wonderland. Choose between Fishing, Hunting, Hiking, Cross-country Skiing, Canoeing and more. Come alone or bring your family and friends. We have accommodations to meet any need from Motel rooms and Housekeeping Suites to Private Cabins. Come and forget your cares and rediscover nature in all its wonder.
One-of-a-kind family vacations await at White Iron Beach Resort, where our cabins overlook beautiful White Iron Lake near Ely, Minnesota, making ours one of the finest northern Minnesota fishing resorts! Surrounded by the Superior National Forest and offering easy access to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and outstanding fishing, White Iron Beach Resort is the ideal setting for an unforgettable Minnesota getaway!
Looking for the best rental cabins in Minnesota or the best Minnesota fishing resort? Timber Bay Lodge and Houseboats is located on Birch Lake near Ely Minnesota and the Boundary Waters Wilderness Canoe Area (BWCA). We are a completely modern Minnesota resort (with both cabins and houseboats!) located deep in the heart of the Superior National Forest.
Nestled on the shores of Shagawa Lake in Ely, Minnesota, Lady Bug Lodge Resort is ready to make your vacation vision a reality. Whether you are searching for a peaceful getaway or an exhilarating fishing adventure, allow us to fulfill your dream. We have over 35 years of experience in the resort/marina business. Activities for the kids to Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness guided tours, Lady Bug Lodge has it all!
Timber Trail Lodge is a premier four-season Northern Minnesota family resort offering modern accommodations with direct Boundary Waters access for those who wish to incorporate a wilderness adventure into their Minnesota resorts vacation. Located just seven miles from Ely, Minnesota, Timber Trail Lodge sits on the south shore of Farm Lake, one of four interconnected lakes offering both motorized boating and Boundary Waters canoeing experiences, and surrounded by over one million acres of wilderness.
What sets Garden Lake Resort apart from other Ely cabin rentals and Minnesota resorts? Our family-owned and operated resort offers the best in modern comforts and conveniences. Let our 41 years of experience in resort hospitality provide you with a memorable Minnesota resort vacation experience.
A family resort nestled in a calm bay of White Iron Lake. Choose from 11 deluxe, two- to four-bedroom, smoke-free lakeside or lakeview cabins under towering old-growth cedars and pines. The Retreats has everything for a memorable resort vacation in the North Woods. Only minutes from dining and shopping in downtown Ely.
Silver Rapids Lodge is located in the heart of Minnesota’s Superior National Forest at the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW). We are one of the most historic resorts in the Ely MN area with establishment in 1919. Located just 4 miles from Ely, Silver Rapids offers year round accommodations with lakeside cabins, motel suites and campgrounds.
Northernair is the only resort on pristine Mitchell Lake, which gives us the luxury of a very private lake. We have the only boat launch on the lake, and it is restricted to our guests only. There is no public access to Mitchell Lake. This keeps the lake quiet, and the fishing fantastic. Located in the heart of Superior National Forest, and just 4 miles from downtown Ely.
Our guests will share that classic Minnesota resort experience whether vacationing in one of our newest deluxe accommodations, a vacation home style cabin, or a traditional and classic north woods cabin. If your family is ready to explore northern Minnesota, then we invite you to plan your next Minnesota vacation right here in Ely with us on Bear Island Lake in the heart of the Superior National Forest.