About Ely Minnesota

coolest.jpgIn 2010, Ely was voted the “Coolest Small Town In America”. Ely Minnesota is a nationally acclaimed tourist destination known for its rich beauty, pristine wilderness, friendly people and much more.

elylogo.pngEly’s rich history was carved out by the early fur trade, logging and later mining but today it is best known as a tourist destination for those who love the outdoors. Visitors from all over Minnesota, the United States and around the world visit Ely Minnesota each year to enjoy year-round, outdoor adventure, luxurious accommodations, unique shopping, great dining, friendly people and…..Oh Yeah…FISHING! 

Ely Minnesota is also home to the International Wolf Center and the North American Bear Center. Popular annual events include the Blueberry Arts Festival, Harvest Moon Festival and the Ely Winter Festival which hosts the International Snow Sculpting Symposium.
Ely Minnesota offers something for every age and interest. Click here for a full list of things to do while visiting the “Coolest Small Town In America”.