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Try Wintergreen Dogsled Vacations

You Deserve An Authentic Vacation Experience

Canned vacations are like canned food.....uninspiring!

Ski trips are common as clover, but there's only one dogsled vacation package like Wintergreen Dogsled Lodge. Refresh, relax, rejuvenate in the sparkling snowscape of our Northwoods winter. Enjoy our fun-loving guides, sumptuous meals, lovely lodging and our furry 4-legged friends who love to pull. We'll keep you warm, cozy, happy & smiling!

Our guests rank Wintergreen their "BEST VACATION EVER"
National Geographic ranks us "BEST IN THE BUSINESS"


For a 2-page printable summary of all our 2021-22 Dogsled Vacation options & current openings CLICK HERE

PLEASE NOTE: We're currently accepting bookings for our "BETTER" & "BEST" Lodge-based trips, Camping trips & Day trips. But we're awaiting MN Dept of Health Covid protocol updates in October to determine if we can offer our "GOOd" 3- & 4-night lodge-based dogsled vacations as posted, since these involve mixed-group lodging.  Feel free to let us know if you'd like to be wait-listed for a "GOOD" trip option.

What Trip Should I Choose?

Start by considering our most popular option, which is outlined below:

4-Night Deluxe Vacation

Our Most Popular Dogsled Vacation
  • Offered every Wed-Sun (Dec-Mar)
  • Great for couples, pairs, or groups
  • Great for complete beginners
  • Enjoy mushing your own dogteam
  • All-inclusive package pricing


All Lodge Based Trips

Dogsledding Each Day, Cozy Lodge Each Night

Dogsled Camping Trips

Experience Dogsledding & Winter Camping

Dogsled Day Trips

Full or Partial Guided Day Trips

Special Trips

Photo Trips, Arctic Adventures and More!

A Global Top Spot

Easy to Get Here & Easy to Dress for

statemap.pngNational Geographic ranks our Northwoods among "the world's most beautiful places," featuring Superior National Forest and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Getting here is easy. Flights from anywhere connect through Minneapolis (or Chicago) to our Duluth airport. From there, the Ely Shuttle van will bring you to our lodge (OR car rentals from Minneapolis are cheap & the drive is scenic!)

Gearing up for your trip is easy. We'll guide you through your clothing needs and, if needed, outfit you with our rental parkas, snow pants & warm boots. OR purchase our Wintergreen Northern Wear "Made-in-Ely" 4-season jackets, pants & tops at your guest-discount pricing. We also offer warm mitts, hats, socks & thermal wear in all sizes.

What Major News & Travel Publications Are Saying:

"A Top 10 Minnesota lodge"
"A Top 10 adventure bargain"

What Our Guests Are Saying:

Far more fun than I ever expected.  Gives me bragging rights with my relatives and friends!"

Gary P.

"It was more fun than we ever expected, great food, great adventure, great scenery, wonderful guide and tour group, and an all-around awesome experience."

Beth J.

Wintergreen supports preserving wildlands & enabling disadvantaged people to enjoy nature with two non-profits we helped found: