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Painting Cool Art – in the Woods near Ely

From what I can see, there are not too many resorts in NE Minnesota who have a resident artist on staff who teaches painting lessons.  I’m not trying to toot my own horn here so much as point out what really makes Northwind Lodge… Continue Reading “Painting Cool Art – in the Woods near Ely”

Water is Where it’s at! (and a bear …)

Northwind Lodge, since the day it was started back in 1939 has always been about the great outdoors and water.  Fishing, paddling, moving, etc., you can’t do it in a parking lot at Walmart – although they DO have the seagulls. When you visit… Continue Reading “Water is Where it’s at! (and a bear …)”

Update! We Are Opening As Planned for Summer 2020

Minnesota has never closed resorts during the Covid Pandemic.  So, with the ice having just come off the lake yesterday, we are in process of getting Northwind Lodge up and running!  Spring is here and we want to go outside and socially distance with… Continue Reading “Update! We Are Opening As Planned for Summer 2020”

Enduring being stuck at Northwind Lodge, Ely MN

Jasper Lake Near Ely MN - cabin rentals near Ely, MN

It’s tough living in an environment like this near Ely, MN. No noise, distractions, cars, people ….really is hard to take.

Reduce your Stress – Art Program Special

Into The Brush is an art program to teach people how to paint using our fabulously beautiful Boundary Waters wilderness as our subject.

Mobile Paint Party-New at Northwind Lodge

Unleash your inner Picasso! Host a paint party in your home!

What’s Out On The Fernberg Road?

Minnesota Family Vacations don’t get better than this Ely, Minnesota Resort

Life is a beach – You need to be here

Minnesota Vacation Getaways at Northwind Lodge, Ely, MN

Come Stay, Come See – Pack it all in?

Two Nights is just not enough at Northwind Lodge

Painted Canoes and Worn Out Shoes

Just met a soft-spoken, unemployed civil engineer who, five years ago, decided that sitting around worrying about his lack of employment due to the “Depression’ was not getting him anywhere so he started to walk across the country. He’s walked the eastern seaboard from… Continue Reading “Painted Canoes and Worn Out Shoes”