Voyageur North Outfitters & Lodging

Canoe outfitting & rental, bait & tackle shop, fishing licenses, Boundary Waters Canoe Area permits issued, public showers.

Our units are conveniently located just off the main drive through Ely, and are within walking distance to the International Wolf Center, Dorothy Molter Museum, Vermilion Community College, Boundary Waters outfitters, bait shops, and Dairy Queen.  All units offer wi-fi.

We have 6 - 2 bedroom private units upstairs. Each one has 2 bunkbeds in each bedroom & a single bed. A futon couch in the living room folds out to a double bed. Private bath, cable TV, air conditioning, microwave and refrigerator. All bedding & towels are provided. We have a loft building that has 2 units. Each unit has 3 private bedrooms with bunk beds, 1 bedroom has 2 beds, 2 bedrooms have 4 beds. There is a shared living quarters of; kitchenette, bathroom, living room with futon bed/couch. Microwave, toaster, coffee maker, refrigerator. We also have 4 houses we rent that can sleep from 12 to 27 people.

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Latitude: 47.903742 Longitude: -91.839257 Elevation: 1427 ft
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Lodging Style and Amenities

Over street parking, Wi-fi. Cable TV.

Room descriptions are above, in the description.

Breakfast Style Served

Breakfast Not Included

Seasons Open

Year round lodging, but only the loft units are open from mid August through mid May.

Rate Range

$23.00 a person plus tax. Children 11 and are half price when accompanied by an adult.

Driving Directions

From Chicago and points south...
• Take I-90 to Madison, Wisconsin.
• Continue on I-90/94 to Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
• Turn north on U.S. Highway 53 through Duluth, Minnesota.
• Continue on U.S. Highway 53 through the town of Virginia, about 70 miles, to the intersection with Minnesota Highway 169. You'll see a sign that says 'Ely". Turn east on to Highway 169.
• Continue east on Minnesota Highway 169 about 48 miles to Ely.
• In Ely, continue on Minnesota Highway 169 (Sheridan Street) east through town. We're on the north side of the street at 1829 E. Sheridan Street.


From Minneapolis/St. Paul and Iowa...
• Take I-35 north toward to Duluth, Minnesota.
• Turn north onto Highway 33, before reaching Duluth, toward Cloquet.
• Continue to the end of Highway 33 where it intersects U.S. Highway 53.
• Continue on U.S. Highway 53 through the town of Virginia, about 44 miles, to the intersection with Minnesota Highway 169. You'll see a sign that says 'Ely". Turn east on to Highway 169.
• Continue east on Minnesota Highway 169 about 48 miles to Ely.
• In Ely, continue on Minnesota Highway 169 (Sheridan Street) east through town. We're on the north side of the street at 1829 E. Sheridan Street.

Eco-Friendly Notes

We use solar power to generate hot water for our units.

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

Welcome to Voyageur North Outfitters. We are a full service, family fun outfitter specializing in Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) and Quetico Provincial Park canoe trips. 

Pet Friendly Notes

We have 2 units which are pet friendly. You must make reservations for these rooms ahead of time or take the chance that you will have to keep your pet in your car.

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