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Retirement Living in Northeastern Minnesota or the Arrowhead Region - Minnesota


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Area Description

Ely is a major dropping off point for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. We're all about the outdoors, but we also have unique shopping and attractions like no other. The International Wolf Center and the North American Bear Center are just a couple of the reasons why people come to Ely. We also have the Dorothy Molter Museum - honoring the life of the 'Rootbeer Lady' of Knife Lake. The Ely Winton Historical Society's museum is located in Vermilion Community College, a college That offers a variety of natural resource and outdoor based career and transfer degrees, as well as strong liberal arts and business based programs.

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   Whatever activity you choose, Ely can accommodate you - hiking, fishing, camping, boating, snowmobiling, dog sledding, cross country skiing, canoeing or a quiet week in a cabin on a beautiful lake. We've got it all!

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Ely has a rich arts community and ethnic events year round.

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We have one taxi service and the Arrowhead Transit bus that comes into Ely almost every day.

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Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  -9.0  2.5  14.0  1.1 "
 Feb  -2.0  10.5  23.0  0.8 "
 Mar  10.0  22.5  35.0  1.2 "
 Apr  26.0  37.5  49.0  1.6 "
 May  41.0  53.0  65.0  2.9 "
 Jun  51.0  62.0  73.0  4.2 "
 Jul  56.0  67.0  78.0  3.7 "
 Aug  54.0  64.5  75.0  3.8 "
 Sep  44.0  54.0  64.0  3.6 "
 Oct  33.0  41.5  50.0  2.4 "
 Nov  17.0  24.5  32.0  1.7 "
 Dec  0.0  9.5  19.0  1.0 "


Spring temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 30's and highs in the upper 40's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 20's. Summer temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 30's and highs in the upper 40's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 30's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 0's and highs in the upper 10's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 0's.

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Cost of Living for Northeastern Minnesota or the Arrowhead Region, MN

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Senior Assistance in Northeastern Minnesota or the Arrowhead Region, MN

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Job or Volunteer Opportunities

Ely has many clubs and organizations that are always looking for members.

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