Ely, Minnesota is a relatively small city when compared to others across the United States. The city was once a bustling location for iron ore mining, owing to its location in the center of the Vermilion Iron Range. There is plenty to do in Ely, both within the city limits and its surrounding area.
In Ely travels can see wolves up-close and learn more about them at the International Wolf Center. Similarly, travelers can learn about one of America's most majestic animals at the North American Bear Center. For beautiful hikes and sunset views, head to Shagawa Lake or Miners Lake.
Ely, is best enjoyed in the summer months when temperatures are at their warmest.