Ely Drop and Shop is a locally owned thrift store dedicated to serving our community by raising money through our store to help local groups, clubs, and organizations reach short term goals. We believe that together we can help our community grow.
An exclusive trademarked line of clothing and gifts capturing the End of the Road spirit. Our products are carefully chosen and designed to represent our special area and all listings that represent your End of the Road, wherever on earth that might be.
The clothing items that we feature are practical, functional and affordable. Three necessary qualities when living or visiting the End of the Road.
With over 100 years of family history at the End of the Road our line of gifts represent a traditional and contemporary lifestyle.
From Carhartt work wear and Viking rain gear to products from Johnson Woolen Mills and footwear from Redwing and New Balance, Ely Surplus and Outdoor offers a huge selection of outdoor goods at a reasonable price. Not only that, but we carry a great selection of army and navy surplus goods as well. Whether you’re looking for camping gear or work wear, active wear or a souvenir from your trip to the BWCAW, Ely Surplus and Outdoor will provide you with exactly what you need. Please take a moment to browse our Website and discover all we have to offer. It’s our promise to you that you will receive your order promptly and safely and be fully satisfied.
If you’re looking for something more than a typical souvenir shop, then Mealey’s Gift & Sauna Shop is the place for you!
Here at Mealey’s we pride ourselves on our unique product line and dedication to customer service. Check out our extensive line of sauna kits, stoves and accessories, plus our unique, American-made gifts. We also carry great accessories for the home from furniture and lighting to wall hangings and rugs that are sure to make your guests stop and take a second look. Most of our product lines are made right here in the USA, and many more are purchased through fair trade practices. We even carry a great selection of eco-friendly products.
At Mealey’s Gift & Sauna Shop we’re dedicated to providing our customers with products of the highest quality. With assistance from our helpful staff, you’ll find just what you’re looking for. And don’t forget, we have gift certificates available for purchase as well. A perfect idea for the hard-to-buy-for person on your list.
Whether your interest lies in landing giant northern pike, massive lake trout or what is the much revered and sought after, walleye, Ely has it all. And THE place to begin your quest is Babes Bait and Tackle. Babes has been in the same location for over 30 years, one of the oldest fishing landmarks in the region. Fishermen from all over the country and beyond pass through the doors of Babes locally known as “the best little bait shop in Ely”.
Piragis Northwoods Company has, over it’s four decades in business, become a sort of home away from home for lots of people on the way to their Boundary Waters Canoe trips. The Piragis Northwoods Company strives to be the paddlers’ best friends up north with our award-winning outfitter operations.
In addition to outfitting our retail store ensures we have the “right stuff” in stock and our online catalog covers everything we can’t keep on the shelves https://www.boundarywaterscatalog.com/.
Chapman Street Books has thousands of vintage and modern books to be had in varying degrees of quality. Prairie Fire Tobacco is a small smoke shop that sells pipes, tobacco, vintage tarot and gemstones.