In the million-acre Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness surrounding Ely, terrain and water merge into one vast adventureland. Trip guide: http://www.midwestliving.com/travel/minnesota/ely/ely-trip-guide/
The yodel of loons, splash of paddle strokes and creak of swaying pines create the soundtrack to the heart of the North Woods. In the million-acre Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness surrounding Ely, terrain and water merge in one vast adventureland. Check out our guide for what to do, where to eat and where to stay.
Although not an official "concert hall" this place is breath taking. You are looking at Ely Cathedral in England. It does have a little fame attached with being mentioned in novels and filmed in movies (most recent being "The King's Speech"). This place is full of history starting before the 12th century.