What To Do

[local treats] Ely’s Old Fashioned Candy

There’s a fun, new candy shop in town that you should definitely include in your plans during your visit to Northern Comfort.  Ely’s Old Fashioned Candy is a new addition to the main drag in downtown Ely. Just steps away from one of our... read more

[to do] Kawishiwi Falls Hiking Trail

Northern Comfort B&B is located in a pocket of Minnesota that is packed full of hiking trails perfect for all ranges of skill — from beginner to advanced. We were struck by the beautiful photos our neighbor, Sarah, took of local trail, Kawishiwi Falls this... read more

[local eats] Northern Grounds Coffee & Wine Bar

Visitors to Northern Comfort Bed and Breakfast have a new option for a glass of wine, freshly roasted coffee and delicious baked goods this summer.  Nothern Grounds Coffee and Wine Bar (2 West Sheridan Street, Ely, Minnesota) had its grand opening over the... read more

[local fun] Nelimark Museum and Heritage Park Trail

Jeff and I have been enjoying the warmer spring days to explore new places and take Peppermint the basset hound for fun walks. We were thrilled to discover that the Nelimark Museum, right up the road from the B&B not only has fun outbuildings to explore, but also... read more

[local fun] Three Great Getaway Options at Northern Comfort this Spring

Spring is unfurling across northern Minnesota, which means that not only is the rhubarb poking out it’s head, but many of our fun local attractions are getting ready to open up for the season. It’s an exciting time! We’ve added a ton of local... read more

A Quilters Retreat at Northern Comfort

This weekend we hosted a private quilting retreat for a group of six women connected by friendship and family ties who head out to the farm every April and November for a girls’ getaway craftcation.  The weekend kicked off on Friday... read more

about patty

Hi there! I’m Patty. I’m a writer, maker and creative entrepreneur living on the road with my husband and Peppermint the basset hound. Read the blog for tutorials, tricks and inspiration. Visit the online shop to check out our handcrafted soaps, candles, cool finds and more. Curious about our experiment in teeny-living? Then read more about #vanlife! Are you a business owner? I also work with indie retail and creative business owners to build beautiful social media platforms, websites and email marketing programs.

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