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Way To Go Canoe Outfitters

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1557 Esterberg Rd, Ely, MN 55731-8203
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All reviews sled dogs half day trip boundary waters top notch family run operation overnight lodging bwca trip camping equipment family business great trip personal touch water area food was fantastic all inclusive package food provided exceeds expectations hot shower
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

This is a top notch outfitter for sure. Professional, organized, extremely helpful and knowledgeable with quality gear to boot!! Overall just a great family operation that cares about your Minnesota Boundary Waters experience. I would use them again in a heartbeat!

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank jillovonpillow
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

I cannot say enough great things about the planning and attention to detail that Jeff, Donna, and Jake put into our trip. When we arrived they spent a considerable amount of time going over every aspect of our trip and making sure we were comfortable...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank S H
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Very knowledgable folks, friendly, professional, and convenient. I recommend them for any Boundary Water trip.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank cwetfeet
Reviewed September 10, 2018

My family of 4 (2 adults, 13 yr old boy, 10 year old girl) spent a wonderful week in the BWCA this summer, and Jeff, Donna and Jake at Way to Go really made it happen! I cannot recommend them highly enough! I spent hours...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed August 26, 2018

This was my second canoe trip in the BWCA, but my first in 50 years. We chose Way To Go Canoe Outfitters for an All-Inclusive Outfitting package and couldn't be happier about our choice. Donna, Jeff and Jake did everything imaginable, and many things unexpected,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank Doug R
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We had planned an unguided canoe trip for part of a day but instead did the guided half day with Jake (and his very good helper guide, his dog, Riley). It was an amazing experience since he was able to tell us about history, geography,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank mkw06
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I used Way To Go (WTG) on a recent 3 day trip (our first) to the Boundary Waters. WTG is run by the Hway family and they provided absolutely excellent service. They are located down a gravel road a few miles south...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank nathanw996
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Five straight years to the BWCAW and each year we've used Way To Go Canoe Outfitters. Not once have we ever been tempted to look elsewhere for a different outfitter. We tell them what type of experience we want for each trip, and the Hway...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Kjhans
Reviewed August 9, 2018

This is only the second time I've put a review on TripAdvisor and I'm very happy to do it. This was our first time in the Boundary Waters (we did a five day trip, 2 teens and 2 adults) although we have been canoeing elsewhere....More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank rodm565
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Jeff, Donna, Jake, et al were wonderfully helpful, very amiable, and excellently organized in helping us prepare and execute our 5 day BWCA trip. All equipment/gear was well maintained and functioned properly throughout our trip. The food was fantastic. The ingenuity they have garnered over...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank jamesbutts51
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