See the Fall Colors by day along the edge of the Boundary waters while spending your nights in secluded B&B’s in Ely and the Gunflint Trail. Your first two nights are at Ely’s Blue Heron Bed and Breakfast, located on South Farm Lake at the western gateway to the Boundary Waters. Dinner one night in the Blue Heron’s famed dining room. Canoe and hike right from the B&B. Then drive from Ely to the Gunflint Trail along the southern border of the BWCA via the scenic backroads- known by locals and driven by few others. Picnic beside a remote picturesque lake or creek enroute. Stop at one of the north woods most remote taverns- the Trestle Pines Inn. Be sure to watch for moose along the way to the Gunflint.
On the Gunflint Trail, the eastern Gateway to the Boundary Waters, you spend two nights at Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B. While on the Gunflint hike-in to the overlook at Honeymoon Rock, mountain bike, canoe. Finally on your way home you travel along the incredibly beautiful North Shore Drive of Lake Superior- a National Scenic Byway.
The fall leave color season runs from mid September through mid October but varies in timing in different areas of the forest and along Lake Superior. The fall Boundary Waters colors are spectacular!
Special Includes: Four nights lodging with breakfast- two nights at the Blue Heron B&B and two nights at Poplar Creek Guesthouse B&B, Dinner one night at the Blue Heron Dining Room, Picnic lunch and map showing route between Ely and the Gunflint. Use of canoes at Blue Heron, canoes and Mountain Bikes at Poplar Creek. Rate $355/person double occupancy plus taxes.
For information and/or reservations contact 800-322-8327.