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Where to stay in Ely

Vacation rentals in Ely

There are 67 vacation rentals near Ely for all manner or mood of travel, availability of time off, and size of budget. So, if you are hoping for an affordable Ely vacation, you can find 10% rentals under $125/night. Or if you are willing to splurge on a luxury vacation in Ely, there are 7 between $386 and $647/night. Whether you are sleeping by yourself or with a significant other, or are travelling with a group of 26 there are short term home and apartment rentals in Ely to fit your vacation needs. The most popular types of short-term rental homes in Ely are cabins, houses and hotels. Ely has been a frequently searched travel destination this year and continues to grow in popularity. VacationRenter offers a wide selection of vacation rental availability from leading travel sites like Vrbo (Vacation Rentals By Owner),, and many more. Search your travel dates to find available Ely vacation homes for your trip.

Where is Ely

Ely, Minnesota is the ultimate vacation spot for the outdoor enthusiast. Perched among sparkling freshwater lakes and forests, this city is an ideal spot to pitch a tent, book a vacation rental, hop in a canoe or just sit in the fresh air, breathing in all the goodness of nature.

Quick Guide to Ely

There are a couple of different ways to make the most of a trip to Ely. It all depends on what activities entice you the most.
  • Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness: Keep things simple with a cabin nestled in the forest. Spend your days hiking, fishing and boating.
  • Houseboats: Stay right on Birch Lake with your own houseboat rental. Boats are fully outfitted with sleeping quarters, living area, restrooms, and cooking supplies.
  • Lake Vermilion: Spend your vacation at one of Michigan's largest lakes, with access to Ely for hot food, drinks, and camping supplies. Visit in the winter to drive a snowmobile over the lake's frozen waters.

Home-types in Ely

Ely has a variety of property types for you to consider when booking a trip. Here are the most popular property types in Ely:

Points of interests in Ely

Ely has several popular points of interest for you to check out when visiting the area. Here are the most popular points of interest in Ely: