Chilly Dogs Sled Dog Trips is located 250 miles north of Minneapolis/St. Paul, and 100 miles north of Duluth, Minnesota.
By car: Plan on a 4-4½-hour drive from the Minneapolis/St. Paul area or a 2-hour drive from Duluth. All roads receive excellent winter maintenance and, with the exception of the last 45 miles of the route, all the roads are 4-lane divided highways.
By air: Delta Airlines serves both the Duluth International Airport and the Range Regional Airport in Hibbing daily from the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport; it also serves the Duluth International Airport from Detroit. United Airlines flies daily from Chicago's O'Hare Airport to Duluth; and Allegiant Air flies from Las Vegas and from Orlando to Duluth twice weekly. For more information concerning flights, please contact a travel agent, the respective airlines mentioned, or an online travel service. Car rentals are available from both the Duluth and Hibbing airports. Information is available online.
Lodging in Ely:
There are many options for lodging in the Ely area, and we have listed several establishments that we recommend on our "Links" page, some of which offer discounts for guests of Chilly Dogs Sled Dog Trips.
You may want to visit a few other places-of-interest while you're here in Ely. Be sure to check out our suggestions on the "Links" page under "Ely Area Businesses" for some great ideas and pertinent information.