Northern Lights Resort joins


Connect and book directly with MN resort owners! Your stay in Ely, MN will be one of the best cabin vacations you’ve ever had. This highly rated resort on Bear Lake will leave you breathless. Enjoy the views of the trees that wrap around and seemingly hug the lake. In fall, these trees put on quite a show as they change into vibrant reds and blaze oranges.


Northern Lights Resort is known for it’s illuminating skies of the Aura Borealis. These lights light up the sky, amazing everyone that gets to witness these spectacular events.

Whether you’re here to Dogsled in the Dogsled Capital of the World, or fish the famous Boundary Waters in Minnesota, this is your dream family vacation come true.


Marie and Gary Vogt have worked hard to make this a resort your family won’t want to leave. This resort is stunning. Cabins have screened in porch, microwave, slow cooker, air popper, and coffee maker and more surprises. Enjoy meals in your own cabin – the large kitchen is fully furnished. Bring the family around the kitchen table again.

While it is hard to think that kids might not love the idea of not having a TV in the cabin, think about what they could do or how you could bond as a family again. Enjoy the many resort activities or rest around the cabin’s fire pit. Kids love trying their luck fishing off the dock. Don’t worry, we have a fish-cleaning house just for you guys.

Marie and Gary agree that summer is nice here. Enjoy the many resort activities (you will hardly have to leave this resort). There are many things to do such as volleyball, basketball, badminton, shuffleboard, ladder ball, ping pong, pedal boats, and kayaks. Enjoy activities such as arrow painting, scavenger hunts, movie and popcorn nights.

The real time that this area shines is winter, you can see why! Dogsledding in Ely, Minnesota is definitely something you can’t miss. The ice fishing around here is spectacular with numerous fishing tournaments in the winter. Snowshoeing in the wilderness will allow you to observe some shy wildlife and fantastic scenery. Snowmobiling and winter festivals are also a huge reason why people love Ely in the winter. After a day being active in the colder temperatures, relax in the heated sauna on site.

Don’t forget other area attractions such as the North American Bear Center, The International Wolf Center, and the Chilly Dogs Sledding Adventure.

Visit our Ely, MN cabins and resorts page to see the Northern Lights Resort Cabins and other Ely, MN lodging options. You have 50 cabin choices and nearly 400 statewide!

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Affordable FamilyVacation? Yes! It Can Be Done

We are introducing quite a few new cabins around here and were pretty giddy about showing them off! One that we are excited to announce is Deerfoot Lodge in Hayward, Wisconsin. This lodge is the summer vacation with sandy beaches and a winter fairyland in the winter. Good news! It’s open all year round! Have you planned your next Hayward vacation yet?

Deerfoot Lodge: Lodge Room I

Located in Hayward, one of the most highly anticipated destinations in Wisconsin, this area is home to the most amount of trails, hundreds of lakes, and an array of recreational possibilities that you will create lots of new memories here!

This lodge is unique in several different ways. When you are planning your budget friendly family vacation, this could be your answer! This lodge is part of a multi-cabin resort that has many amenities that are perfect for a family vacation. Check out the WiFi, on site bar and game room, Satellite TV, and air conditioning. This features make it easy to prepare for a great vacation or extended stay. Deerfoot lodge and motel are one of the only resorts that have no minimum number of nights.

Besides those great incentives,  the rest of this lodge has much more to brag about. Deerfoot is centrally located in the middle of the popular Chippewa Flowage, making it a fisherman’s paradise. This lodge even provides live bait, electricity to charge your boat at the private pier, boat ramps, pontoon rentals, and more amenities that make this vacation a breeze!

For the family members that like to stay close to the beach, you’re in luck here! The beach is the hot spot to be at here! There is plenty of room to bring your towels and toys and make sandcastles and let the little ones play. Even better, it is a level sand beach so there are no surprise drop offs! There is even a nearby playground for the little ones.

Looking for organized activities, things to do and events in the Hayward area and at your lodge? This vacation is complete with dart tournaments, fishing tournaments, the Birkebeiner, snowmobiling (Deerfoot is located on trail #18), swimming, biking, hiking, golfing and shopping. You truly can have it all, no matter the weather here in Hayward!

Just Listed Vacation Properties in Central Wisconsin

Little Pond Lodge in Central Wisconsin and is conveniently located a few minutes from Castle Rock Lake and 20 minutes from Wisconsin Dells. The four cabins each have the same layout with slight décor differences. Little Pond Lodge can accommodate your vacations preferences whether that is a romantic getaway or an exciting family vacation. The properties, nestled in the woods, offer a private and relaxing experience.

Each pet-friendly cabin has a fully equipped kitchen, cast iron gas fireplace, and a fire ring in the backyard. Take time to enjoy all of Wisconsin’s four seasons. Cozy up near the fire during the winter or head outdoors and enjoy the covered porch in the summer. Explore central WI by fishing, hiking, canoeing, and bird watching.

Central Wisconsin Cabin BedroomLittle Pond Cabin on private pond

                             Other popular WI vacation locations:

          Eagle River          |          Twin Lakes         |         Wisconsin Dells