2016 Wisconsin Regional Small Town Downtown Forums Are Coming To A Location Near You! Phelps – August 31st, 2016 Small towns have unique issues and needs that are often very different from those of larger communities. These forums are designed to bring together individuals interested in promoting, enhancing and preserving Wisconsin’s small communities. Those individuals who live in, work in, or help … Continue reading 2016 Wisconsin Regional Small Town Downtown Forum in Phelps
Three Times Amazing in the Northwoods! One of the facts of life that make living in Phelps so awesome is that not only do we get to enjoy all that Phelps has to offer, but we have two wonderful neighboring communities that add so much to the area’s value! If you are planning a visit … Continue reading Three Times Amazing in the Northwoods!
The beautiful colors of autumn are already passing in Vilas County, and winter is on it’s way. Although we are still lucky enough to have some warm and sunny days to enjoy the great outdoors, the temperatures are dropping and many of us are chased indoors. Take advantage of the cooler weather by visiting our … Continue reading Educational Fun for Kids in Vilas County
Did you know that the honey and maple syrups sold in grocery stores often aren’t the real thing? And the produce is nothing close to fresh picked, which means that the nutrients and flavor you are buying for aren’t there! When you visit Phelps, Wisconsin, take advantage of the local farms and farmer’s market to … Continue reading Northwoods Vacation Fun: Try Tasty Local Foods in Phelps!
Picture a wide open green field dotted with the bright yellow of dandelions, the soft blue of forget-me-nots, with not a person in sight. Or imagine gazing up through the thick green leaves of a timeless forest, just a scattering of sunlight finding its way through the foliage. Can you feel all the stress and … Continue reading Explore Nature in Phelps Wisconsin!
Fort Eagle – Home of “Homeless Homer” Galpin Homer K. Galpin, a notoriously colorful Chicago area Republican leader, loved visiting the Phelps area in the late 1800s and early 1900’s so much so that he decided to lay down roots on Big Sand Lake. He named his stunning estate Fort Eagle, for even the eagles … Continue reading Properties with a Past in Phelps