Travel Blogs from Ely, United States

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MUSH!, Ely, United States travel blog

MUSH!

A travel blog entry by jon_and_liz

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The thing about winter anywhere in the world is that it's only as bad as you make it. You can moan and groan or just get out there and show it who's boss. It offers activities that you just couldn't do in other places. Take dog sledding for example. ...

Greetings from nevada our first stop was ..., Ely / Reno, United States travel blog

Greetings from nevada our first stop was ...

A travel blog entry by jenn_and_dave

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... the Ely KOA Campground in one piece. Thursday - Our first stop of the day was the Ward Charcoal Ovens State Historic Park. Ely was founded as a silver-mining camp where they had to smelt the rock to separate out the silver. To smelt the silver they ...

Ely's Coming!, Ely, United States travel blog

Ely's Coming!

A travel blog entry by fatoldbiker

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... to check it out and indeed, it is a castle. The story of Austin Castle can be found at: http://www.ghosttowns.com/states/nv/austin.html Though not a real ghost town, the 120 or so residents really does not make the goodly sized town seem ...

Some time to relax, Ely, United States travel blog

Some time to relax

A travel blog entry by s2sslauren

... of days. We then went out for dinner at the Twin Wok which was delicious! I Never thought I would find such good Chinese food in Ely. We are leaving at 6:30 tomorrow because we have a 120 mile day tomorrow to Panaca. Which means I have to wake up at 5 ...

On the way to Vegas, Ely, United States travel blog

On the way to Vegas

A travel blog entry by skatripper

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... been pretty cool thus far. we found a hot spring campground and soaked it up there. and Hiked in a canyon named the Devils Washbowl. We are now in Ely Nevada stealing the internet from a hotel. we should be in vegas in a few hours chillin at the ...

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Ely, "The End of the Road", Minnesota

A travel blog entry by velvetnron

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... now.  We've now been living in Ely, Minnesota for almost two months and will move into our new home in two weeks.  Ely, Minnesota is a little town known as "The End of the Road", and also known for being an entry into the Boundary Waters Canoe ...

Summer 2007, Ely, United States travel blog

Summer 2007

A travel blog entry by velvetnron

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It's been awhile but turns out we need to reopen the travelogue. Summer in Minnesota has been really good--the weather has been gorgeous, only a few weeks of extreme heat, otherwise pretty comfortable. It's been so awesome to not have to wear a jacket ...

Ely, Ely, United States travel blog

Ely

A travel blog entry by lisapwin

Then we hit a horrible wind/sandstorm in Moab and the awning blew partially loose, had to be bungee-corded, and we limped along at 35 mph for 2 hours.  Had it fixed in Carson City yesterday. Yesterday we had to cover 420 miles to get over all the ...

Boundary Waters Canoe Trip, Ely, MN, United States travel blog

Boundary Waters Canoe Trip

A travel blog entry by minerguy

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Forget Disneyworld, I nominate the Boundary Waters for the most magical place on earth. Had absolutely amazing time on my trip. I was out for 5 days and 4 nights. During the middle 48 hours I did not see a single other person. I got loaded up on the ...

Utah... so close yet so far, Ely, United States travel blog

Utah... so close yet so far

A travel blog entry by eyeride

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We reached Ely in good time. It turned out to be a rather substantial town; roughly 1000 people and no farm yard animals to be seen, apart from Leigh of course. Off to Baker tomorrow all excited about that as we are yet another step closer to Utah. By ...

Day Before the Canoe Trip, Ely, MN, United States travel blog

Day Before the Canoe Trip

A travel blog entry by minerguy

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... Brandenburg who has taken photos for National Geographic for years. He does animal and landscape shots primarily from where he lives, near Ely. I've been lucky enough to see lots of great photos from my friend Michelle in Illinois and he is nearly as ...

Still Doing Well, Ely, MN, United States travel blog

Still Doing Well

A travel blog entry by minerguy

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... limit sign, but after checking out my info he let me off. Today was a beautiful drive up Lake Superior before cutting inland to Ely. Gorgeous country and am glad that I'm getting see it. Don't know how long I'd want to stay in January though. On ...

Day Two Eighteen, Ely, United States travel blog

Day Two Eighteen

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

Visited Outward Bound Voyager camp and camped at Fall Lake in Superior National ...

Brrrr!, Ely, United States travel blog

Brrrr!

A travel blog entry by happywayfarer

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The Cremation of Sam McGee by Robert W. Service There are strange things done in the midnight sun By the men who moil for gold; The Arctic trails have their secret tales That would make your blood run cold; The Northern Lights have seen ...

In die Wildnis, Ely, United States travel blog

In die Wildnis

A travel blog entry by lambue

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... die Jugendlichen die Wildnis näher bringt. Wir haben Kelly in Duluth mit eingeladen. Und sind dann weiter gefahren in Richtung Ely, Einem hübschen Städtchen im nördlichsten Minnesota fast an der Grenze zu Kanada. Die Wildnis hier ist ...

The Middle of No Where - Still, Ely, United States travel blog

The Middle of No Where - Still

A travel blog entry by paulandamber

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We decided to have a cruisy day today and only drove for a few hundred miles to a little town called Ely in Nevada. What a town!! We felt like we were in the middle of some movie set, with the film being based in the old mid-west 1920's and then the ...

The Boundary Waters Wilderness Area, Ely, United States travel blog

The Boundary Waters Wilderness Area

A travel blog entry by neilmel

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The pics don't really do it justice but enjoy all the ...

Auf den Spuren der Trapper, Ely, United States travel blog

Auf den Spuren der Trapper

A travel blog entry by lambue

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Story ...

Day 7 Brian's Awareness Tour, Ely Nevada, United States travel blog

Day 7 Brian's Awareness Tour

A travel blog entry by briansmith16

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... to be ready for the next and final hill. The hill was extremely difficult but when I got over it I was able to coast about 10 miles and then ride about 7 more miles into Ely. Seeing the Ely city limits was such a relief. I rode a total of 97 miles ...

Come for the sights...then get out fast!, Ely, United States travel blog

Come for the sights...then get out fast!

A travel blog entry by stevelaskey

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... and sleep outside like we always do because, in his words, this motel "made him feel itchy".  They still have active mines in Ely on an industrial scale. I have to say that it has been tough for me not to venture off my highway and into one of the ...

Wüste, Wüste und noch mehr Wüste!, Ely, United States travel blog

Wüste, Wüste und noch mehr Wüste!

A travel blog entry by seeyou2011

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Da haben wir uns schon was eingebrockt! 900km in zwei Tagen, das heisst einmal quer durch Nevada! Sprüche wie, "Hinter dem nächsten Hügel ist sicher etwas" oder "achtung Kurve" ;-) gehören zur Aufmunterung, wenn man 10 Stunden durch die Wüste ...

Driving through the most remote and beautiful area, Ely, United States travel blog

Driving through the most remote and beautiful area

A travel blog entry by joec404

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We finally figured out how to strap that stinking solar thingy on the roof (if I put aside male ego, and was honest, I'd have to say, I did the Tufie's solution in Ellensburg.....I hate the Torgersons). Anyway, we took Route #51 for 2 million miles with ...

Nevada Experience, Ely, United States travel blog

Nevada Experience

A travel blog entry by happytrails123

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... volcanic activity long ago.  Listening to cousin Jim Robert's piano CD,  made the trip most enjoyable. We landed in Ely and experienced our first rains since June! August 31st - Staying in Ely for a couple of days, we headed up ...

leaving Fallon for Ely NV, Ely, United States travel blog

leaving Fallon for Ely NV

A travel blog entry by tonalgrace

... the one before.  The road truly was lonely as there were periods where I would not see another vehicle for 30 minutes.  I arrived safely in Ely and took lots of sunset photos. There are also several photos of places I stopped along hwy ...

Loneliest Road in America, Ely, United States travel blog

Loneliest Road in America

A travel blog entry by youngsinusa2009

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... the 50. If you travel the road and have your passport stamped at Fernley (where the 50 starts), Fallon, Austin, Eureka and Ely (where it ends), you send the passport to the State governor of Nevada, he will sign a certificate of achievement for traveling ...

Ely, Minnesota, Ely, MN, United States travel blog

Ely, Minnesota

A travel blog entry by sinfronteras

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... before heading back to New Mexico on Saturday morning (we've go opera tickets back in Santa Fe for Saturday night: "Billy Budd"). Ely was fun and cold! I'm attaching a few photos of the area. We had the most fabulous dinner at the Burnside Lodge. ...

Great Basin Nat. Park, Ely, United States travel blog

Great Basin Nat. Park

A travel blog entry by tampagrampa

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     When I left the salt flats I took a detour into Nevada so I could visit the state's only Nat. Park, Great Basin. It's actually a series of basins separated by mountain ranges. Definitely a park with highs and lows. The low is ...

In a Cabin w/my In-laws...for a week!, Ely, United States travel blog

In a Cabin w/my In-laws...for a week!

A travel blog entry by mwehner11

Jackpine ...

Still On the loneliest road in the US, Ely, United States travel blog

Still On the loneliest road in the US

A travel blog entry by lindemand

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Ely Nevada was founded as a stagecoach station along the pony express and Central Overrtland Route in the 1800's…..discovery of copper made it a mining town in 1906. ...

First night sleep, Ely, United States travel blog

First night sleep

A travel blog entry by danbehrman

Stayed at a really cool old hotel/casino that had rooms themed after famous people that stayed there. I got Beery's ...

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