Destination guide

The natural setting of Ely is ready to explore

The wildlife, lake and forests are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Ely. This city's canoeing, hiking and camping draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Ely

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Ely a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • International Wolf Center (9.8 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • North American Bear Center (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Ely

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ely is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Superior National Forest (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Bear Head Lake State Park (23.8 mi / 38.2 km)
  • Soudan Underground Mine State Park (29.6 mi / 47.7 km)

Where to stay near Ely?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 105 holiday rentals near Ely. From 70 Cabins to 70 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ely for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ely?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Ely. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • International Wolf Center: 52 holiday rentals
  • Dorothy Molter Museum: 51 holiday rentals
  • Superior National Forest: 297 holiday rentals
  • Crane Lake: 17 holiday rentals
  • North American Bear Center: 57 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ely listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Ely?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 70 Cabins in Ely. Our other popular types of Ely holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 70 holiday houses
  • Houses: 28 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 70 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Lodges and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ely?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Ely. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.