Grand Ely Lodge
Travel Blogs from Ely
... just were not biting much.
We stayed at the lake the first day and relaxed somewhat getting used to the surroundings. We all did a day trip the second day which took us right up to the border with Canada on a lake to the North. The third day Kevin, Karl, and Dave took a day trip East to another pretty lake, but we had to endure a flooded portage due to all the rain. Kevin was the go-to ...
We caught TONS of giant smallmouth bass! The weather was decent, except for a couple of super windy days. We managed to avoid any bears or scary wildlife...just lots of chipmunks! As usual, the scenery was great. There's just something so cool about nature that's virtually untouched by man.
... of trees swaying in the wind and a cool breeze will make you feel as if you have no cares in the world. Take a hike to the beach and it's as if you stepped out of a dream and walked onto the beaches of paradise. This is the state park to trump all other state parks. With ample hiking and biking trails, a beautiful beach, abundant fishing, private camp sites, boat docks, canoe, fishing boat and kayak rentals, you will be ...
... US side). The island was literally about 20' x 20'. We then canoed to our campsite which was about an hour and a half away. Saw our first bald eagle (of many) at the first island we passed. We picked a campsite that sat on a high penninsula that looked down Lac La Croix. I'd like to say that we really roughed it, but our guide, Jason (whom we dogsledded with in January) brought all the comforts of ...
... an accurate reading (radio was announcing-30). After about 5 minutes it stopped working completely (photo attached is the actual thermometer after sitting in the house for about 5 minutes-it was still solidly frozen). I have video where we open the door and you see cold condensation coming in similar to when you open your door to your freezer! Jason was our own personal science professor. He boiled some water and then flung it into the air. With the ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center