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Yurt Escape

Experience the thrill of dog sledding with this day-and-a-half getaway. Designed to give you flexibility in your travel (stay in Duluth, Two Harbors, or Ely the night before), this trip gets you out on the dogsled on day one. Savor a hot lunch over a crackling fire and a satisfying dinner at the yurt after a full day of exploring forest trails by the dog team. Overnight at our cozy lakeside yurt is part of the experience. Return to the kennel by mid-day on day two. Go home refreshed in a way that only a wilderness adventure can provide.

  • 1 ½ Day Mushing
  • 1 night stay at our cozy lakeside yurt
  • Traditional Style (two participants from your group share a team, driving, and riding)
  • Solo Sled trips available on request: Premier Yurt Escape $1295/person, minimum age 14
  • Explore forest trails and frozen lakes by dog team
  • A short active getaway, ideal for those within a 6 hr drive of Ely, MN
  • Designed for novices – a great trip for families, couples, and all ages
  • Trips run Mid December until late March or when the snow melts

Trip Price: $940/person (15% off 12 and under)
Minimum age: 8 years old
*10% off groups of 6 or more


Day 1

Arrive at the kennel around 9 AM and meet your canine traveling companions. We’ll teach you the essentials of driving a sled and harnessing dogs, and then we are off on a day trip. Enjoy an evening at our cozy yurt camp.

Day 2

Return to the kennel by lunchtime.

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