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Way To Go Canoe Outfitters

1557 Esterberg Rd, Ely, MN 55731-8203
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Way To Go is the way to go (canoeing in the BWCA)

My son and I went out with Jeff (and super dog Riley) for a few hours trip in October 2017. We had... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2018
Kerry R
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Minnetonka
Incredible

We did a 5-day boundary water adventure with Way to Go Outfitters in July of this year. There were... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2017
travelfam201126
,
San Mateo, California
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Hours Today: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1557 Esterberg Rd, Ely, MN 55731-8203
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Reviewed January 5, 2018

My son and I went out with Jeff (and super dog Riley) for a few hours trip in October 2017. We had a wonderful time - it was an excellent 'teaser' for a more involved future trip with the family. There is a reason WTG...More

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Reviewed November 20, 2017

We did a 5-day boundary water adventure with Way to Go Outfitters in July of this year. There were 6 of us and we had Jake as our guide. Everything was top-notch. All the equipment was excellent. The preparations and outfitting were attended to with...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2017

Really liked this family business - they are very helpful, knowledgable and organized. We had a great morning out with Jake in the Boundary Waters. Next time we're in Ely we'll go straight to them - I don't need to consider another outfitter. We'll also...More

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Reviewed September 27, 2017

This was my first trip to Ely. I simply cannot say enough good things about this outfitter. Jeff, Jake and Donna were some of the nicest people I have ever met. They went out of their way to make sure the trip was wonderful. All...More

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Reviewed September 21, 2017

It was my first time in the Boundary Waters with 3 of my best friends. Jeff and Jake helped outfit us and there was no way we could have done it without them! They were kind, hospitable, friendly, and funny; everything that makes an outfitter...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

My husband and I and our 3 kids (17,14,11) booked a partial outfitting trip with Way To Go. I cannot say enough wonderful things about them. Jeff and Jake spent an inordinate amount of time with us, going over our route and making adjustments to...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

Donna was so wonderful to work with as we planned our food menu for our one week trip. We were flying across the country and couldn't bring our own food, which made me really nervous because we have life treating food allergies in our family....More

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Reviewed August 18, 2017

My 21 year old daughter and I did a 7 day all inclusive canoe trip in August 2017 with WaytoGo. They were fabulous outifitters! Donna was extremely nice. Jeff answered all my questions. Jake led us through all instructions and helped us plan our route...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

First time Boundary Waters trip. Used way To Go Outfitters. From the first phone call, to the all inclusive outfitting package was handled first class. There are a lot of outfitters to choose from, being a family run operation, there was more of a personal...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2017

The whole family was great about getting me ready for the trip. I had never done anything like this before but they got me up to speed and even booked me last minute. The equipment and food was perfect. Every small detail was taken care...More

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