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ELY, MINNESOTA

Canoeing and Hiking in Minnesota's Boundary Waters

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Program #4852RJ
7 Days | 6 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Judith from Redlands, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/20/14 - 07/26/14
This was a marvelous adventure. I especially loved the canoeing and meeting a bald eagle. I never imagined the Boundary Waters to be so breath-taking in beauty.

Monique from Thunder Bay, ON Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/27/14 - 08/02/14
What a wonderful adventure; from the beautiful setting to the knowledgeable and helpful guides to the fun group of people, it more than met my expectations.

Ann from Upland, CA Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 07/20/14 - 07/26/14
The instructors were friendly and knowledgeable, and the location is beautiful. Canoeing was the most challenging and most rewarding part of the trip for me. The food was outstanding. Other participants were interesting and approachable. I recommend this trip.

Kevin from Lincoln, NE Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 07/20/14 - 07/26/14
Canoe and hike on alternate days led by cheerful and attentive guides. Wildflowers, blueberries, and loons.

Michelle from Chicago, IL Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 08/04/13 - 08/10/13
I loved this program. A highlight was canoeing amongst the loons and water lilies. Heather and Wade were excellent leaders, and Chris did a great job of coordinating every detail. All three are knowledgable, fascinating people who love this area of Minnesota. The accommodations and meals were excellent given the budget - friendly aspect of this program. I highly recommend it.

Diane from Harvest, AL Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 08/04/13 - 08/10/13
If you are looking for something new, unique, & outstanding, try canoeing/hiking in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area near Ely, MN. Even if you have never canoed, I think you would enjoy this adventure of a lifetime. I've been canoeing most of my life, but even those in our group who were first time canoers enjoyed this trip, & were canoeing like pros in no time. The scenery and beauty of the northwoods lakes was awesome. We saw several bald eagles, and canoed up close to lily pads and loons (MN's state bird)...loved hearing their wailing/warbling interesting calls over the water. The sunsets and scenery were incredible & fellow participants, leaders, meals, were simply the best! I can't wait to go back!


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7 nights of accommodations
16 meals: 6 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
7 Hands-on experiences
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