Ely, Minnesota is a small quaint town with over 3,700 people and is home to a few superb fishing lakes in the area with vacation cottages. If you are looking for a great place to go fishing that is fairly quiet and offers some of the best fishing in Minnesota, then Ely is a great place to go visit. Also Ely is home to the North America Bear Center. The Bear Center is full of interesting facts and information on bears and you can also see some live bears at the center. This makes a great family outing as well and is great for kids too. There is a cub room designed especially for kids to watch videos of black bears building dens.
Another great venue is the International Wolf Center where you can get a good view of the wolf and its species. The prices are fairly affordable as well as it is $8.50 for adults and $4.50 for children. Any kids under 3 are free.
So whether you are here to enjoy some fo the best fishing in the region or visit the Bear and Wolf Centers there are many different activities available and you can find a variety of cottage rentals in the area. If you own a cottage in Ely you can list it Free on this website.