If you go

Wintergreen Dogsled Lodge offers day, lodge-to-lodge and camping dog sled trips in and near Ely. It also offers trips to the Arctic (1-877-753-3386; www.dogsledding.com).

Warm and Cozy rents essential winter clothing, including anoraks, boots and overmittens (1-218-235-8664; www.elywarmandcozy.com).

International Wolf Center, in Ely, offers intimate looks at wolves. Our all-inclusive package with Wintergreen included an evening visit there to watch a weekly feeding (www.wolf.org).

Elizabeth Foy Larsen