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Fur, Lumber & Resorts: An Overview of the Rich History of Phelps

The Rich History of Phelps, Wisconsin The stunning natural landscape of Phelps, Wisconsin has made it a premier travel destination for well over 100 years! Located in the northeast corner of Vilas County in the beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin, Phelps consists of roughly 100 square miles of nature opportunities. Most of the town is located … Continue reading Fur, Lumber & Resorts: An Overview of the Rich History of Phelps

Properties with a Past in Phelps: Hazen Inn

It’s no surprise that Phelps, Wisconsin has long been a vacation destination, with the many freshwater lakes brimming with fish and vast forests ideal for hunting or hiking. Travelers discovered the draw of the area in the mid-1800’s, and the same nature opportunities continue to attract visitors today. With the growing tourism to the area, … Continue reading Properties with a Past in Phelps: Hazen Inn

We All Scream for Ice Cream – A Historical Look at The World’s Favorite Cold Treat

Who doesn’t love a nice, cold ice cream cone on a hot day? Or the sweet tradition of a root beer float, the perfect combination of bubbly soda and vanilla flavor creating that unique frothy goodness? Phelps residents are excited this summer by the new addition in town, an ice cream shop (Sweets, Treats & … Continue reading We All Scream for Ice Cream – A Historical Look at The World’s Favorite Cold Treat

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