Classic Minnesota Resort and Houseboat Vacations on Birch Lake near Ely, MN. Deluxe cabins w/fireplaces, decks & great views nestled among Norway pines. Kids activities. Championship golf nearby. Explore 20 miles of pristine water on a Houseboat. Comforts of home on the lake and Water slides too! Spring Fishing, Summer Family vacation or Fall getaway. Reunion cabins. Traditions start here!