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JANUARY 2013
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10001 "Best of Michigan's Other Great Lakes" [ 01/03/13 ]
The 3 largest inland lakes in Michigan are all in one place, right in the heart of the state. We will tour them by car, boat, orv and on foot. This is a Getaway to remember for the whole family.
Free DVD / Comment Form Houghton Lake Summer Planner Houghton Lake Fall Planner
  Houghton Lake Area Tourism  

10002 "Color of Nature" [ 01/10/13 ]
There is only one place in the world that combines the beauty of nature, the majesty of 3 great lakes and a national forest bigger than most states. It’s Michigan’s Upper Peninsula! Discover with us the “Color of Nature.”
Free DVD / Comment Form Circle Tour Travel Planner Manistique Area Tourism
  Photo Galleries  

10003 "Great Lakes Bay Region" [ 01/17/13 ]
What is there to do outdoors in Mid-Michigan? More than you can imagine. On this whirlwind tour we discover grape farms, pumpkin patches, car shows, auto racing, bike trails, the Shiawassee Game Preserve and so much more.
Free Guide / Comment Form Saginaw County Outdoors Travel Planner Great Lakes Bay Regional CVB
  Wildlife Refuge Photo Gallery  

10004 "Michigan's Finest Trail" [ 01/24/13 ]
We picked hiking trails that were scenic, rugged, least known and most accessible to most hikers. Maybe you know of some that you feel are even better? Well watch and let us know your suggestions.

10005 "Incredible Beauty, Delicious Food & Fantastic Feats" [ 01/31/13 ]
The episode title says it all as we discover waterfalls, local favorite foods from around Ontario and incredible beauty from the overlooks of 300 foot cliffs.
Free Guide/ Comment Form Ontario Outdoors Travel Planner Grey County Tourism
FEBRUARY 2013
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10006 "The Best of Michigan's Sunrise Coast" [ 02/07/13 ]
We explore Michigan’s Sunrise Coast from River Road Scenic Byway, with all of its historic stops and amazing overlooks, to the most beautiful beaches on Lake Huron. We discover all of this and so much more on an incredible Great Getaway.

10007 "Ontario Epic Ride" [ 02/14/13 ]
We tour Canada in a whole new way. We jump on motorcycles and relive our youth in a getaway we call “Born to Be Wild." We will see lighthouses, incredible scenic bluffs and the Georgian Bay from the seat of our bikes. Come on and get your motor running.
Free Guide/ Comment Form Ride Grey/Bruce Travel Planner Ride Grey/Bruce Web

10008 "The Tawases In Summer" [ 02/21/13 ]
Biking seems to be the wave of the future. Save gas, get some great exercise and discover a wonderful new way to sight see. We will start at Tawas and its brand new bike trail and follow it through town to the Tawas Point Lighthouse, with a lot of surprises along the way. The perfect family getaway: play on Lake Huron or have a picnic and watch the ships go by. Many new and exciting adventures await you on this vacation for the whole family.
Free DVD / Comment Form Tawas Biking Travel Planner Tawas Bay Tourism
  Tawas Biking Photo Gallery  

10009 "Beauty & The Beach" [ 02/27/13 ]
Whether you are looking for a scenic ride around Georgian Bay’s gentle terrain, or a heart pumping adrenaline rush of the Niagara escarpment’s downhill trails, we are going to experience all the alternatives today. With a lot of surprises along the way, we’ll end our day on the Georgian Bay for some incredible salmon fishing and watch the sun set as we eat our fresh caught fish right on the boat.
Free Guide / Comment Form Grey County Summer Planner Grey County Tourism
MARCH 2013
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10010 "Hiking The Bruce Trail" [ 03/07/13 ]
Ontario is known for its rugged beauty and unspoiled wilderness and that is what we will discover as we travel along a portion of the world-renowned Bruce Trail. We hike to rock outcroppings that look down 300 feet into the Georgian Bay, we go into the back country through beautiful forests rich with wildlife and so much more. Hike with us as we discover the Bruce Trail.
Free Guide / Comment Form Bruce Trail Travel Planner Bruce Trail Photo Galleries
  Bruce County Tourism  

10011 "Wilderness Waterfalls" [ 03/14/13 ]
There are over 80 waterfalls in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and most of them are located in beautiful natural areas. Some take a hike getting to and others are almost on the highway. We are going to take you across the U.P. to discover as many as possible in the time we have. This is a composite of our waterfall adventures over the years and we think you will enjoy it.
Comment Form Waterfalls of the U.P. (UP Travel)  

10012 "Nature Getaway" [ 03/21/13 ]
If you love Mother Nature then come along as we watch her come alive. We watch an eagle feeding her young, take in the bird migration and enjoy a kayak trip through a protected wetland.

10013 "Color, Canoes & Fun" [ 03/28/13 ]
We found another Great Fall Getaway close to home. Take a color tour, a historic architecture tour, a zip line, a fall canoe trip, a hike in the woods and throw in some fly fishing and you pretty much have the perfect Getaway and it all happens in West Branch, Michigan.
Free DVD / Guide / Comments West Branch Travel Planner West Branch Visitors Bureau
APRIL 2013
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10014 "In Search of the Perfect Beach" [ 04/04/13 ]
Beaches, Beaches and more Beaches and what has been called the most beautiful sunset in the world. If you are looking for a getaway that says “relax,” look no further than this Ontario retreat, the search is over.
Free Guide / Comments Bruce Beaches Travel Planner Bruce Beaches Photo Gallery
  Bruce County Tourism  

10015 "State Parks of Michigan's Upper Peninsula" [ 04/11/13 ]
It wasn't until the onset of the twentieth century that things like admiring nature became fashionable in the United States. People like president Theodore Roosevelt, and author John Muir, help to popularize setting aside public lands for the preservation of wildlife and other natural resources. Because of this foresight, Michigan's residents and visitors can enjoy one of the nation's premier park systems.
Free Guide / Comments U.P. Parks Travel Planner Manistique Tourism

906 "Big Island Canoe WIlderness" [ 04/18/13 ]
Located in the Hiawatha National Forest in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Big Island Lake Wilderness contains 23 small lakes ranging in size from 5 to 149 acres and the only way to reach each one is to portage in. After time spent in the wild we end our trip at one of the rustic celebrations the U.P. is known for, Folkfest.
Free DVD / Comment Form Big Island Lake Travel Planner Big Island Lake Photo Gallery

10016 "A Tale of Two Little Cities" [ 04/25/13 ]
This is an adventure waiting for the whole family! Two cities on the shoreline combine to show you a good time from the world championship boat races to street dancing around the clock. All of this followed by a unique handmade row boat that holds up to ten people for guided trips.
Free DVD / Comment Form The Tawases Travel Planner Tawas Bay Tourist & Convention Bureau
Photo Galleries: Kayaking, Beaches & Resorts, East Tawas, State Dock, AuSable River, Tawas Point State Park
MAY 2013
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909 "A 100 Year Celebration" [ 05/02/13 ]
100 years ago the first Chevrolet was built in Flint, Michigan and ever since there has been a love of the automobile, especially the Chevrolets. This is more than a tribute to Chevy. It is a tribute to the lifestyle, the impression it made on everyone's life and how it made many more things popular from bikes to strawberry shakes.
Free DVD / Guide / Comment Form Flint / Genesee County Travel Planner Flint & Genesee Tourism
  Photo Galleries: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05  

10017 "Waterfalls and Wonders" [05/09/13]
Our description says it all as we discover waterfalls, local favorite foods from around Ontario and incredible beauty from the overlooks of 300 foot cliffs.
Free Guide / Comment Form Grey County Waterfalls & Wonders Travel Planner Grey County Tourism
Photo Galleries: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09

8007 "Light House Tour" [05/16/13]
Lighthouses standing majestically on a shoreline or an island conjure up images of romance and adventure. As picturesque as they are, their flashing lights served a necessary, practical function for mariners of the past. The waters of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay can be treacherous--many an unfortunate ship didn't weather the storm, even with the aid of a lighthouse beacon! This trip will take us to 8 different lighthouses all located on Lake Huron in Bruce County.
Free Guide / Comment Form Bruce Lighthouse Tour Travel Planner Bruce County Tourism
Photo Galleries: 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09

10006 "The Best of Michigan's Sunrise Coast" [ 05/23/13 ]
We explore Michigan’s Sunrise Coast from River Road Scenic Byway, with all of its historic stops and amazing overlooks, to the most beautiful beaches on Lake Huron. We discover all of this and so much more on an incredible Great Getaway.

10001 "Best of Michigan's Other Great Lakes" [ 05/30/13 ]
The 3 largest inland lakes in Michigan are all in one place, right in the heart of the state. We will tour them by car, boat, orv and on foot. This is a Getaway to remember for the whole family.
Free DVD / Comment Form Houghton Lake Summer Travel Planner Houghton Lake Fall Travel Planner
  Houghton Lake Area Tourism  
June 2013
Show # "Episode Title" [ Satellite Feed Date]
7716HD "Rural Garden Tour" [ 06/06/13 ]
Nothing is more beautiful than flora and the fauna of spring. So many viewers wrote asking for more information on our first Rural Gardens show that we followed it up with even more botanicals and this time in stunning High Definition. Join us as we continue our discovery of some of the most beautiful gardens in North America as we tour the rural gardens of Ontario.
Free Guide / Comment Form Rural Gardens of Grey & Bruce Counties Garden Tour Photo Gallery

10015 "State Parks of Michigan's Upper Peninsula" [ 06/13/13 ]
It wasn't until the onset of the twentieth century that things like admiring nature became fashionable in the United States. People like president Theodore Roosevelt, and author John Muir, help to popularize setting aside public lands for the preservation of wildlife and other natural resources. Because of this foresight, Michigan's residents and visitors can enjoy one of the nation's premier park systems.
Free Guide / Comments U.P. Parks Travel Planner Manistique Tourism

10007 "Ontario Epic Ride" [ 06/20/13 ]
We tour Canada in a whole new way. We jump on motorcycles and relive our youth in a getaway we call “Born to Be Wild." We will see lighthouses, incredible scenic bluffs and the Georgian Bay from the seat of our bikes. Come on and get your motor running.
Free Guide / Comment Form Ride Grey / Bruce Travel Planner Ride Grey / Bruce Web

10016 "A Tale of Two Little Cities" [ 06/27/13 ]
This is an adventure waiting for the whole family! Two cities on the shoreline combine to show you a good time from the world championship boat races to street dancing around the clock. All of this followed by a unique handmade row boat that holds up to ten people for guided trips.
Free DVD / Comment Form The Tawases Travel Planner East Tawas Photo Gallery
  Tawas Bay Tourist & Convention Bureau  
July 2013
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10019 "Summer Sensation" [ 07/04/13 ]
Join us as we experience a variety of summer events throughout the Great Lakes Bay Region. We check out the parades, music and food of summer festivals, catch a baseball game and much more.
Free Guide / Comment Form Great Lakes Bay Region Summer Travel Planner Visit Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region

10014 "In Search of the Perfect Beach" [ 07/11/13 ]
Beaches, Beaches and more Beaches and what has been called the most beautiful sunset in the world. If you are looking for a getaway that says “relax,” look no further than this Ontario retreat, the search is over.
Free Guide / Comments Bruce County Beaches Travel Planner Bruce County Tourism
Photo Galleries: Port Elgin, Mini-Steam Train, Chantry Island I, Chantry Island II, Southampton, Bruce Museum, Kincardine, Sauble Beach, Silken Resort

10020 "Isle Royale Revisited" [ 07/18/13 ]
There is only one Isle Royale and you will never see anything like it. It is the last great wilderness in the Midwest. It was a trip of a lifetime and we look forward to sharing it with you.
Comment Form Isle Royale Travel Planner Isle Royal National Park

8056HD "Our Favorite Hikes" part 1 [ 07/25/13 ]
One of the best ways to see Michigan’s Sunrise Coast is on foot, whether you want to tour the National Forest, take a day hike along one of the most scenic rivers in the world, stroll along a beach with your children or go backpacking along a stretch of the Lake Huron Trail. We will show you all of our favorites along the “Sunrise Coast."
August 2013
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8057HD "Our Favorite Hikes" part 2 [ 08/01/13 ]
We continue our "Favorite Hikes" with more miles of backpacking and day trip trails that reach as far as you desire to travel on foot into the Huron Manistee National Forest woods, where an excellent system of shelters and tent sites offer backpackers plenty of possibilities for exploration. Step away from the paved roads and onto the trail and you’ll soon find plenty of quiet and solitude as well as deer, eagles and loons.

8007 "Lighthouse Tour" [ 08/08/13 ]
Lighthouses standing majestically on a shoreline or an island conjure up images of romance and adventure. As picturesque as they are, their flashing lights served a necessary, practical function for mariners of the past. The waters of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay can be treacherous--many an unfortunate ship didn't weather the storm, even with the aid of a lighthouse beacon! This trip will take us to 8 different lighthouses all located on Lake Huron in Bruce County.
Free Guide / Comment Form Bruce Lighthouse Tour Travel Planner Bruce County Tourism
Photo Galleries: Point Clark Light | Kincardine Light | Chantry Island Kayaks | Chantry Island Light | Chi-Cheemaun
Bruce Peninsula Park | Big Tub Light | Cabot Head Light | Lion's Head Light

10017 "Waterfalls and Wonders" [ 08/15/13 ]
The episode title says it all as we discover waterfalls, natural and man-made wonders from around Ontario and incredible beauty from the overlooks of 300 foot cliffs, hiking trails, garden pathways, museums and golf courses.
Free Guide / Comment Form Grey County Waterfall Travel Planner Grey County Tourism

906 "Big Island Canoe WIlderness" [ 08/22/13 ]
Located in the Hiawatha National Forest in Michigan's Upper Peninsula Big Island Lake Wilderness contains 23 small lakes ranging in size from 5 to 149 acres and the only way to reach each one is to portage in. After time spent in the wild we end our trip at one of the rustic celebrations the U.P. is known for, Folkfest.
Free DVD / Comment Form Big Island Lake Travel Planner Manistique Tourism Council
Photo Galleries: Canoes 1 | Canoes 2 | Folkfest | Baraga

10018 "Couples Getaway" [ 08/29/13 ]
Join us as we discover the best attractions for a Couples Getaway. Enjoy everything from Amazing History and Great Beaches to Good Food and Incredible Scenery.
September 2013
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7721 "Beautiful Michigan" [ 09/05/13 ]
We will take a tour by paddle boat, a canoe trip in the cool clean air, we will see incredible overlooks with trees so beautiful they look like they were painted by a master artist, and we top it off with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

10007 "Ontario Epic Ride" [ 09/12/13 ]
We tour Canada in a whole new way. We jump on motorcycles and relive our youth in a getaway we call "Born to Be Wild." We will see lighthouses, incredible scenic bluffs and the Georgian Bay from the seat of our bikes. Come on and get your motor running.
Free Guide / Comment Form Ride Grey / Bruce Travel Planner Ride Grey / Bruce Web

10022 "Sunrise Side Wine and Hops Trail" [ 09/19/13 ]
The Sunrise Side Wine & Hops Trail, located in Northeastern Michigan, is one of the hottest, happening places to visit. The Trail, which boasts seven wineries, three micro-breweries and many attractions along the way, is rapidly becoming known as the friendliest wine tasting site in Michigan.
Free Guide / Comment Form Sunrise Side WIne & Hops Travel Planner Sunrise Side Wine & Hops Trail

915 "Autumn Color, Canoes and Fun" [ 09/26/13 ]
We found another Great Fall Getaway close to home. Take a color tour, a historic architecture tour, a zip line, a fall canoe trip, a hike in the woods and throw in some fly fishing and you pretty much have the perfect Getaway and it all happens in West Branch, Michigan.
Free DVD / Guide / Comment Form West Branch Autumn Travel Planner West Branch Visitors Bureau
October 2013
Show # "Episode Title" [ Satellite Feed Date]
8020 "Fall Adventure" [ 10/03/13 ]
We travel to the heart of Michigan to enjoy all the fall activities. We enjoy the food from a farm market, fall fishing on Michigan’s largest inland lake, a canoe trip on Michigan’s most famous river and an ORV color tour through the woods.
Free DVD / Comment Form Houghton Lake Fall Travel Planner Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau

913 "Fall Motorcycle Tour" [ 10/10/13 ]
Tawas, Michigan is a small town located on the shores of Lake Huron. We discover the fall beauty from bikes, cars and on foot.
Free DVD / Guide / Comment Form Tawas Fall Travel Planner Tawas Bay Tourist & Convention Bureau

8019 "Pumpkin Fest" [ 10/17/13 ]
So you thought that the 1 pound cucumber in your garden was big? Wait until you see these 500 pound squash! Big veggies, classic cars, a canoe trip, an orchard visit, hot tubs and elegant dinners make this the perfect autumn Great Getaway.
Free Port Elgin Guide / Comment Form Port Elgin Pumpkinfest Travel Planner Bruce County Tourism | Port Elgin Pumpkinfest
Photo Galleries: Port Elgin Pumpkinfest | Car Show | MacGregor Park | Apple Farm | Saugeen River | Lost Gardens Retreat | Bluewater Resort

914 "Autumn on the Rifle River" [ 10/24/13 ]
The Rifle River Recreation Area covers 4,329 acres in Ogemaw County, and is the predominant recreation facility in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. The park offers 159 campsites, has several hiking trails and several lakes in its boundaries. We will spend the week in one of the jewels of the Michigan State Park System. Everything from canoeing to hiking and camping will be part of our adventure.
Free DVD / Comment Form Rifle River Recreation Area Travel Planner West Branch Visitors Bureau

8021 "Hiking In The Trees" [ 10/31/13 ]
Autumn color abounds as we take you on a vacation you will never forget. We take a hike across tree tops in an old growth forest and then end with a zip line down 300 feet from the top of the Niagara Escarpment. Along the way we will stop at the oldest brewery in Ontario.
Free Grey County Guide / Comment Form Grey County Treetops Travel Planner Grey County Tourism ( 1-877-SEE-GREY )
November 2013
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8002 "Port Sanilac" [ 11/07/13 ]
We discover a hidden gem when we travel up the Lake Huron Coast in Michigan’s Thumb. There is fun on and off the water in this quaint little harbor town.
More Info / Comment Form Port Sanilac Travel Planner Port Sanilac DDA

10023 "Romantic Getaway" [ 11/14/13 ]
If you are looking for that some place special where it’s just you and someone close, look no further because we found it, and it’s closer than you think. We start in the middle of the state on horseback and end up on a paddle wheeler. Join us!

8018 "An Upper Peninsula Historic Getaway" [ 11/21/13 ]
A Historic Getaway: Travel to the Upper Peninsula with us as we step back in time. Our stops will include the smelting town of Fayette located in Snail Shell Harbor and then we will explore the Seul Choix Point Light House. Join us as we tour, hike and explore the history of the U.P.
Free DVD / Comment Form Manistique Historic Tour Travel Planner Manistique Tourism Council

8055 "Frozen Stiff" [ 11/28/13 ]
Winter is the season when Michigan’s Upper Peninsula truly sparkles and we will enjoy it all as we take in the beauty from the top of Munising Falls and then set out on snowshoes for the spectacular frozen Wagner Falls. We will snowmobile down M94 to the little town of Gulliver to try our hand at ice fishing. There are many ways to enjoy this winter wonderland and we will bring it to you as we explore the beautiful countryside from the inside of a snowmobile trail groomer. After today’s show when you think of a cozy winter getaway you will think “Michigan’s Upper Peninsula."
Free DVD / Comment Form Upper Peninsula Winter Travel Planner Manistique Tourism Council
December 2013
Show # "Episode Title" [ Satellite Feed Date]
10024 "Winter Getaway in Time" [ 12/05/13 ]
We have been traveling through the Upper Peninsula of Michigan in the winter for many years and have had some great times, seen spectacular scenery and witnessed the dramatic beauty that you can only find on the clover peninsula. Join us as we look at the best of winter across the north.
Free DVD / Comment Form U.P. Winter Getaway Travel Planner Manistique Tourism Council
7726 "Mid-Michigan Winter" [ 12/12/13 ]
Ogemaw County is well known for its outstanding cross-country ski trails and the Ogemaw Hills Pathway is the gem that we will discover. The trails wind through approximately 15 miles of the AuSable State Forest providing groomed cross country trails for all skill levels. We spend time checking out the snowmobile trails and end our trip with a meal fit for a king. If you’re looking for a winter getaway for the whole family you will love this trip.
Free DVD / Comment Form West Branch Winter Planner West Branch Visitors Bureau
Photo Galleries: West Branch Winter 1 | West Branch Winter 2
7724 "Wilderness Snowshoeing" [ 12/19/13 ]
There is no place like Michigan’s Upper Peninsula when it comes to deep snow and lots of it. We will snowshoe deep into the Hiawatha National Forest for some incredible scenery. We won’t stop there with the snowshoe adventure. We find an abandoned trail that will give us all that we can handle with the big shoes.
Free DVD / Comment Form Manistique Winter Planner Manistique Tourism Council
Photo Galleries: Manistique Winter 1 | Manistique Winter 2
7725 "Tip-Up Town USA" [ 12/26/13 ]
What is winter without the oldest winter carnival in Michigan, Tip Up Town USA? Held every year for over 60 years this event brings winter enthusiasts from around the globe. Join us as we snowshoe, ice fish and snowmobile some of the best areas in the Lower Peninsula as we discover “Tip Up Town USA”.
Free DVD / Guide / Comment Form Houghton Lake Winter Planner Houghton Lake Area Tourism

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