YMCA Camp du Nord

2233 Energy Park Dr., Ely, Minnesota, 55108, United States | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Ely

Final Tastes of American Life.

A travel blog entry by florachen

So for the past few weeks I have been craving a hearty, meaty, juicy burger. Any of my friends who have been around me lately can probably attest to this. Well, I'm happy to announce that my cravings have been satisfied. This past weekend I had a huge burger (which was no smaller than the circumference of my face) paired with crunchy fries to top it off. Where did I have this burger? Oh you know, just a typical Mexican restaurant. The irony of having my last ...

1. Winging It

A travel blog entry by mlloyd


... hut and eat rice and beans. I didn’t expect an answer, but I got one. They said, “That can be arranged. When do you want to come?”

We determined that late June was a good time because it was hatching season, and some of the TTPP team were headed down there then, too. I asked my partner Julie if she wanted to accompany me. She’s a veterinarian. Her reply: “I save animals all day at work. It’s the last thing ...


A travel blog entry by mlloyd

This is a top pick!

... nice warm spa, but I’m on a mission. I do a couple of backstroke laps to warm up. I’ve set myself a completely arbitrary goal of 30 laps in 30 minutes, even though I haven’t been swimming for nearly fifteen years.

I start out with a strong stroke and do four laps. Then I have to stop and catch my breath. I make myself do six more and then I rest again, panting like a dog in the sun. Six more, and six more, until I hit thirty. Then I push myself to do ten ...

Minus 5 to Five Below !

A travel blog entry by ricknelsie


... then, we'd be crazy if we did that!

Our flight departed Vegas on time, at 1340 hrs. Another thing Air Canada can take note of! Leavin' on time!

Well, as we flew from Las Vegas to Minneapolis this afternoon, I realized, the Minus 5 Ice Bar was actually warmer than Minneapolis and their outside temperature of ...

Twin Cities

A travel blog entry by shavonne-brian


... have been sold for profit. We are counting this as yet another of God's graces, that the criminals got spooked early or were blinded to what they could have taken. We now await the car glass replacement folks. Getting out of the city once this is fixed! None-the-less, Brian says, "I can't get mad at people from Minnesota - it's that accent." Priceless indeed. Taking in some Garrison Keillor while we wait.


This hostel, located on 2233 Energy Park Dr., Ely, is near St. Croix River, The Raptor Center, Gibbs Farm Museum, and Minnesota Vietnam Veterans' Memorial.
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TripAdvisor Reviews YMCA Camp du Nord Ely

5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding