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Way To Go Canoe Outfitters

1557 Esterberg Rd, Ely, MN 55731-8203
+1 218-365-4726
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Great BWCA Outfitter

My wife and I used Way To Go (WTG) on a recent 3 day trip (our first) to the Boundary Waters. WTG... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nathan W
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Always Exceeds Expectations

Five straight years to the BWCAW and each year we've used Way To Go Canoe Outfitters. Not once have... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kjhans
,
Redfield, South Dakota
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“sled dogs” (11 reviews)
“boundary waters” (35 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1557 Esterberg Rd, Ely, MN 55731-8203
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+1 218-365-4726
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Reviewed 5 days ago 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

1  Thank Nathan W
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

1  Thank Kjhans
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

1  Thank Rod M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have never in all my travels been to this part of the United States, so I was a little overwhelmed with the thought of over one million acres of water to figure out how to navigate with a 13 year old and a 10...More

1  Thank Allisonspring
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Background: Two families of four adults and five kids ages 14 to 8 with very little paddling experience (only one adult had been to the boundary waters previously). We utilized the complete outfitting package (food and gear). Result: An absolutely great experience. Jeff, Donna and...More

1  Thank Brian C
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Way To Go Canoe Outfitters created an amazing memorable trip that we could have never done on our own. They gave us enough details and direction to make our four day trip part adventure and part scenic memory maker. They had all the gear we...More

1  Thank Keith P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time using Way To Go Canoe Outfitters and it won’t be our last! Family run, they were prompt in their responses – by phone and email – throughout the planning process. They listened to everything we were looking for in a...More

1  Thank cpehler
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my wife and 2 adult kids to the Ely area for the first time last week. We wanted to experience the Boundary Waters without investing in a longer trip since we were not sure what we were getting in to. The whole experience...More

2  Thank _ggegen
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our eight-pound Havanese for a Tuesday morning canoe outing with Jake and his dog Riley. We knew that managing our dog and a canoe might be challenging, and one of us was not very comfortable in the water, so we opted for the...More

2  Thank Annie T
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