Category Archives: Ely

Yesterday we reported… Ely is taking a bold step this spring and we are with them hook, line and sinker. We are tired of the online hustle, bustle of social media. Enough we say! So we’ve cut the cord on the broadband around the resort. We’re saying so long to Facebook and hello Face to…

Ron Rykken Named 2012 Operator of the Year by MN Resort & Campground Association

We’re very excited about the big news… Timber Bay Lodge & Houseboats is pleased to report that owner Ron Rykken has been named 2012 “Operator of the Year” by the Minnesota Resort & Campground Association. The announcement was made October 24 during the organization’s Fall Conference. Located just outside Ely, MN, Timber Bay has been in…

Let the Sun Shine in Ely MN

Can’t resist sharing the glorious sun from the woods around the cabins today – gorgeous!

Peak Fall Colors

The fall colors are beautiful right now. If you’re making your plans for MEA weekend, next weekend, or just want to forget about work and make the drive today – this is what you’ll see at the resort:

Come for the Blueberries!

Looking for something different this summer? Come visit us for the Ely Blueberrry Arts Festival! The festival happens July 29 through July 31, 2011. It’s a three-day event in Whiteside Park in beautiful Ely Minnesota features 300 exhibitors of original art, handcraft items and ethnic foods, plus a variety of musical entertainment. Pancake breakfasts served both…

Visit Ely for the Blueberries

Come for the Blueberries! Looking for something different this summer? Come visit us for the Ely Blueberrry Arts Festival! The festival happens July 29 through July 31, 2011. It’s a three-day event in Whiteside Park in beautiful Ely Minnesota features 300 exhibitors of original art, handcraft items and ethnic foods, plus a variety of musical…

Fire at Timber Bay won’t slow us down

So we have some good news and some bad news. First the good news, we now have a much better view of the lake from the office. The bad news? On April 14, the lodge (cabin we live in during summer) burnt down. We had not yet moved out there. No one was hurt, but…

Ely Winter Festival Feb 3-13

We’re getting excited for the Ely Winter Fest! It’s right around the corner. There are a wide range of activities from the big Winter Fest dance on February 5 to the Mush with the Dogs, Howl with the Wolves on February 11-13. Here’s a quick description… Discover winter in Minnesota by steering a team of…

Ely Art Walk

As if the scenery of Ely wasn’t beauty enough – every year we celebrate more with the Ely Art Walk. It goes on from February 4-14 to coincide with the Ely Winter Festival. This year 150 local artists will show their work in the shops and windows of downtown businesses. You can download a map…

Snow, glorious snow

Nothing is more beautiful than Northern Minnesota in the snow. We got 10 inches last night and it is a regular winter wonderland…