Ely was wonderful!
What a great town.
A hardscrabble sort of old town at the end of the road heading North.
After Ely, it's the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
You can take Highway One back out to the North shore of Lake Superior if you want to make the loop, but I don't know what Highway One is like in the winter.
The way I went was through Cloquet and Virginia like my family's done it for many many years, always with the destination of our old cabin on beautiful Lake Vermilion.
The cabin's been sold and…Read more