Fun Things to do near Ely, Minnesota

  • Golf at nearby Babbitt Golf Club. This reasonably priced and challenging nine hole course features well maintained greens and complete rental facilities. Advance reservations are not required. The Ely Municipal Course is also a convenient, challenging course. Giants Ridge Golf Courseone of the premier golf courses of the upper Midwest is located less than 30 minutes from Timber Bay Lodge. The Wilderness at Fortune Bay made the best new course link in GolfWeek Magazine.
  • Ely area shopping and restaurants Visit nearby Ely for a wide variety of unique shopping and dining opportunities including the latest in camping, handicraft, and outdoor ware.
  • Other area attractions include the International Wolf Center, the Tower-Soudan underground mine, the North Shore of Lake Superior, the world famous Boundary Waters Canoe Area, North American Bear Center and the Ely Blueberry Arts Festival. For a glimpse of great pictures and interesting articles take a look at The Boundary Waters Journal.