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JANUARY 2014
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  1101 "TOUR THE THUMB" [ 01/02/14 ]

We take a complete tour of the peninsula that we fondly call the thumb of Michigan’s mitt. Surrounded by water, this part of Michigan is full of great outdoor activities. Our tour includes sightseeing, historic stops, great food and fun in the water and on land. The Thumb is loaded with campgrounds and we visit the best in a new segment called Camping Country. Don’t miss the opportunity to vote on your favorite as we “Tour the Thumb.”

Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form  
Planner » Michigan's Thumb Travel Planner
www » Sanilac Tourism Association
Vote » Camping Country: Vote Here

1102 "THE GREAT LAKES BAY WATERWAY" [ 01/09/14 ]

Our tour starts in the middle of the state in Sanford, Michigan on Sanford Lake to do a little fishing with champion fisherman Brian Darling. From here we take a tour of the Shiawassee Nature preserve and then it’s on to the Tittabawassee River to kayak and we continue all the way to Saginaw Bay to join in a sailboat race and fish with nationally acclaimed fisherman Mark Martin. This is a water trail for the whole family. Then we ask our viewers to vote for their favorite boating experience on a new segment called Boating Country.

Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Great Lakes Bay Waterways Travel Planner
www » Great Lakes Bay Regional CVB
Vote » Boating Country: Vote Here

1103 "DOUBLE THE CITIES DOUBLE THE FUN" [ 01/16/14 ]

Two little towns so closely connected that you can’t tell where one ends and the other starts. These two villages feature amazing beaches, night life and an incredible state park with hiking trails, bird watching, a historic lighthouse and a lot more. We take time to enjoy the street dancing on Friday night in the beautiful downtown overlooking Lake Huron. Don’t miss our Tawas Tour.
Great Getaways » Free DVD / Comment Form
Planner » The Tawases Travel Planner
www » Tawas Bay Tourist & Convention Bureau

1104 "THE NAUTICAL HEART OF THE GREAT LAKES" [ 01/23/14 ]

With over 430 square miles of fresh water and 160 miles of shoreline to explore you are sure to discover your own personal passions and pleasures on Lake St. Clair. You’ve no doubt heard the expression, “Life is Better with a Boat.” If that’s true, then life just doesn’t get any better than boating—on Lake St. Clair. And the reason for this is Lake St. Clair may just be one of the best boating lakes on the planet. This area is full of little towns with great eateries, lots of great fishing and tons of fun for the whole family. If you like the water, you are going to love “The Nautical Heart of the Great Lakes.”
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Lake St Clair Travel Planner
WWW » Lake St Clair Tourism Initiative
Vote » Boating Country: Vote Here
FEBRUARY 2014
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  1105 "SUNRISE SIDE WINE & HOPS TRAIL" [ 01/30/14 ]

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, two micro-breweries and many attractions along the way, is rapidly becoming known as the friendliest wine tasting site in Michigan.
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form  
Planner » Sunrise Side WIne & Hops Travel Planner
WWW » Sunrise Side Wine & Hops Trail

1106 "THE KEWEENAW PENINSULA" [ 02/06/14 ]

This rugged wilderness is the northernmost part of Michigan! Here is where the largest freshwater lake on earth creates a peninsula called the Keweenaw. We will hike to Montreal Falls, discover the history of Fort Wilkins and the Delaware Copper Mine and enjoy the breath taking beauty of the Great Sand Bay. Plus we will bring you “Then and Now” giving you a glimpse of what the area was like 20 years ago.
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Keweenaw Peninsula Travel Planner [video]
WWW » Keweenaw Peninsula Tourism

1107 "HURON SHORES CIRCLE TOUR" [ 02/13/14]

Our tour starts on the beautiful beach in Oscoda then heads north to Sturgeon Point Light, back east to Reed Lake Foot Travel area and over to River Road Scenic Byway before ending back in Oscoda. There are so many stops along the way that you will need to watch to enjoy them all.

906 "BIG ISLAND CANOE WILDERNESS" [ 02/20/14]

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.
Great Getaways » Free DVD / Comment Form
Planner » Big Island Lake Travel Planner
Photos Photo Galleries
» Canoes 1, Canoes 2, Folkfest, Baraga

10007 "ONTARIO EPIC RIDE" [ 02/27/14]

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.
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Ride Grey / Bruce Travel Planner
Photos » Ride Grey / Bruce Web
MARCH 2014
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  10023 "ROMANTIC GETAWAY" [ 03/06/14 ]

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!
 

10019 "SUMMER SENSATION" [ 03/13/14 ]

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, set sail on some tall ships, watch the launch of spectacular hot air balloons, float down the river of time at a living history encampment, and much more.
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Great Lakes Bay Summer Travel Planner
Photos » Visit Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region

10017 "WATERFALLS and WONDERS" [ 03/20/14 ]

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.
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Grey County Waterfall Travel Planner
Photos » Grey County Tourism

10015 "STATE PARKS of MICHIGAN'S UPPER PENINSULA" [ 03/27/14 ]

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, helped 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.
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comments
Planner » U.P. Parks Travel Planner
Photos » Manistique Tourism
APRIL 2014
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  1108 "UPPER PENINSULA BEAUTY" [ 04/03/14 ]

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, helped 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.
Great Getaways » Free DVD / Comment Form  
Planner » U.P. Beauty Travel Planner
Photos » Manistique Tourism
Vote » Cottage Country: Vote Here

1102 "THE GREAT LAKES BAY WATERWAY" [ 04/10/14 ]

Our tour starts in the middle of the state in Sanford, Michigan on Sanford Lake to do a little fishing with champion fisherman Brian Darling. From here we take a tour of the Shiawassee Nature preserve and then it’s on to the Tittabawassee River to kayak and we continue all the way to Saginaw Bay to join in a sailboat race and fish with nationally acclaimed fisherman Mark Martin. This is a water trail for the whole family. Then we ask our viewers to vote for their favorite boating experience on a new segment called Boating Country.
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Great Lakes Bay Waterways Travel Planner
Photos » Great Lakes Bay Regional CVB
Vote » Boating Country: Vote Here

1109 "LAKE SUPERIOR'S SOUTH SHORE" [ 04/17/14]

The scenery is incredible, the history is everywhere and it is filled with adventure. Nobody gets tired of Tahquamenon Falls or hiking the Lake Superior shoreline. We discover the history of one of the oldest cities in the country. It’s all here today as we discover the Eastern Upper Peninsula.
Great Getaways » Free DVD / Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Eastern Upper Peninsula Travel Planner
Photos » Sault Ste. Marie Convention & Visitors Bureau
Vote » Camping Country: Vote Here

10010 "HIKING THE BRUCE TRAIL" [ 04/24/14]

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 rockoutcroppings 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.
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Bruce Trail Travel Planner
Photos » Bruce County Tourism
Vote Photo Galleries
» Bruce Peninsula 1, Bruce Peninsula 2, Bruce Peninsula 3, Dyer's Bay, Tobermory, Skinner's Bluff
MAY 2014
  Show # "Episode Title" [ Satellite Feed Date]   Episode Links  
 
  1102 "THE GREAT LAKES BAY WATERWAY" [ 05/01/14 ]

Our tour starts in the middle of the state in Sanford, Michigan on Sanford Lake to do a little fishing with champion fisherman Brian Darling. From here we take a tour of the Shiawassee Nature preserve and then it’s on to the Tittabawassee River to kayak and we continue all the way to Saginaw Bay to join in a sailboat race and fish with nationally acclaimed fisherman Mark Martin. This is a water trail for the whole family. Then we ask our viewers to vote for their favorite boating experience on a new segment called Boating Country.
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form  
Planner » Great Lakes Bay Waterways Travel Planner
Photos » Great Lakes Bay Regional CVB
Vote » Boating Country: Vote Here

1104 "THE NAUTICAL HEART OF THE GREAT LAKES" [ 05/08/14]

With over 430 square miles of fresh water and 160 miles of shoreline to explore you are sure to discover your own personal passions and pleasures on Lake St. Clair. You’ve no doubt heard the expression, “Life is better with a boat.” If that’s true, then life just doesn’t get any better than boating—on Lake St. Clair. And the reason is that Lake St. Clair may just be one of the best boating lakes on the planet.  This area is full of little towns with great eateries, lots of great fishing and tons of fun for the whole family. If you like the water, you are going to love “The Nautical Center of Michigan.”
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Lake St Clair Travel Planner
Photos » Lake St Clair Tourism Initiative
Vote » Boating Country: Vote Here

1110 "TAWAS BAY CIRCLE TOUR" [ 05/15/14 ]

Tawas Bay on the western shore of Lake Huron has so many things to do for the outdoor enthusiast that we had to make a full tour out of it. We start at the southern point of the bay on bikes and stop in town for some music and festivities. We jump in our vehicle to head out to Monument Rd for some fascinating history and work our way up to the Tawas Bay Lighthouse and through the State Park before we end up on the shore of beautiful Lake Huron with fishing, hiking and picnicking in between.
Great Getaways » Free DVD / Brochure / Comment Form
Planner » Tawas Bay Circle Tour Travel Planner
Photos » Tawas Bay Tourist & Convention Bureau

1101 "TOUR THE THUMB" [ 05/22/14 ]

We take a complete tour of the peninsula that we fondly call the thumb of Michigan’s mitt. Surrounded by water, this part of Michigan is full of great outdoor activities. Our tour includes sightseeing, historic stops, great food and fun in the water and on land. The Thumb is loaded with campgrounds and we visit the best in a new segment called Camping Country. Don’t miss the opportunity to vote on your favorite as we “Tour the Thumb.”
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Michigan's Thumb Travel Planner
Photos » Sanilac Tourism Association
Photos » Camping Country: Vote Here

1111 "ROSCOMMON COUNTY CIRCLE TOUR" [ 05/29/14 ]

Michigan is known for its Great Lakes that surround it and Roscommon County, located in the Center of the State, is known for the “Other Great Lakes.” We will travel all around this area discovering Houghton Lake, Lake St. Helen and the lake they call one of the most beautiful in the world, Higgins Lake.
Great Getaways » Free DVD / Brochure / Comment Form
Planner » Roscommon County Circle Tour Travel Planner
Photos » Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau
JUNE 2014
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  10004 "MICHIGAN'S FINEST TRAILS" [ 06/05/14 ]

We picked hiking trails that were scenic, rugged, least known and most accessible to 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" [ 06/12/14 ]

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.
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Ontario Outdoors Travel Planner
Photos » Grey County Tourism

906 "BIG ISLAND CANOE WILDERNESS" [ 06/19/14 ]

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.
Great Getaways » Free DVD / Comment Form
Planner » Big Island Lake Travel Planner
Photos Photo Galleries
» Canoes 1, Canoes 2, Folkfest, Baraga

1112 "HEART OF MICHIGAN CIRCLE TOUR" [ 06/26/14 ]

With its abundant lakes, scenic hills and trails Ogemaw County is considered the Gateway to the North. Ogemaw County sits right in the heart of Michigan and is filled with history, beauty and great events.
Great Getaways » Free DVD / Brochure / Comment Form
Planner » Heart of Michigan Travel Planner
www » West Branch Visitors Bureau
JULY 2014
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  1107 "HURON SHORES CIRCLE TOUR" [ 07/03/14 ]

Our tour starts on the beautiful beach in Oscoda then heads north to Sturgeon Point Light, back east to Reed Lake Foot Travel area and over to River Road Scenic Byway before ending back in Oscoda. There are so many stops along the way that you will need to watch to enjoy them all.
 

1106 "THE KEWEENAW PENINSULA" [ 07/10/14]

This rugged wilderness is the northernmost part of Michigan! Here is where the largest freshwater lake on earth creates a peninsula called the Keweenaw. We will hike to Montreal Falls, discover the history of Fort Wilkins and the Delaware Copper Mine and enjoy the breath taking beauty of the Great Sand Bay.  Plus we will bring you “Then and Now” giving you a glimpse of what the area was like 20 years ago.
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Keweenaw Peninsula Travel Planner [with video]
www » Keweenaw Peninsula Tourism

7727 "ONTARIO OUTDOORS" [ 07/17/14 ]

Looking for an active outdoor getaway? Today we will tackle a mountaintop in the back of a specially built hummer H2 then it’s off to do some rock climbing. We also explore some caves and take a thousand foot zip line before we end our tour with some relaxing waterfall viewing. Join us as we discover “Ontario’s Outdoors”.
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Ontario Outdoors Travel Planner
www » Grey County Tourism

8002 "PORT SANILAC" [ 07/24/14 ]

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.
Great Getaways » More Info / Comment Form
Planner » Port Sanilac Travel Planner
Photos » Port Sanilac DDA

8014 "WATERFALLS OF GREY COUNTY" [ 07/31/14 ]

Where the water and rocks meet, you will feel the rush as the river flows over the escarpments edge. So appealing that they merit their own tour, these special places are often just a short drive or hike from busy roads. Host Tom O’Boyle will visit all 7 of Grey County’s waterfalls on the 115 mile self-guiding driving tour.
Great Getaways » Free Waterfalls Tour Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Grey Waterfalls Travel Planner
Photos » Grey County Tourism
AUGUST 2014
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  1109 "LAKE SUPERIOR'S SOUTH SHORE" [ 08/07/14 ]

The scenery is incredible, the history is everywhere and it is filled with adventure. Nobody gets tired of Tahquamenon Falls or hiking the Lake Superior shoreline. We discover the history of one of the oldest cities in the country. It’s all here today as we discover the Eastern Upper Peninsula.
Great Getaways » Free DVD / Guide / Comment Form  
Planner » Eastern Upper Peninsula Travel Planner
Web » Sault Ste. Marie Convention & Visitors Bureau
Vote » Camping Country: Vote Here

1113 "DISCOVER THE GREAT LAKES BAY BY BUS" [ 08/14/14 ]

If the price of gas is too high and you are looking for a relaxing way to travel, we have a great alternative. Take a bus and leave the driving to us (well, not us but the bus company). We will take you to some of Michigan’s finest attractions as we sit inside this large limousine and leave the driving to someone else. From Dahlia Hill to World War II Battleship Edson, it is a trip for all ages.
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Great Lakes Bay By Bus Travel Planner
Web » Visit Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region
Vote » Great Lakes Bay Country: Vote Here

10007 "ONTARIO EPIC RIDE" [ 08/21/14 ]

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.
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Ride Grey / Bruce Travel Planner
Web » Ride Grey / Bruce Web

7701 "TOP OF THE LAKE CIRCLE TOUR" [ 08/28/14 ]

Join Host Tom O’Boyle as he takes us on a tour at the most northern edge of Lake Michigan in the place we fondly call the Upper Peninsula. Our tour will take us to Fayette historic site located on the beautiful Snail Shell Harbor and all the way around to another very historic site the Seul Choix (pronounced Sis-shwa) Point Lighthouse at the other end. In between we will be stopping at the Seney Wildlife Sanctuary, the Thompson Fish Hatchery and many more.
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Top Of The Lake Circle Tour Travel Planner
Web » Manistique Area Tourism Council
SEPTEMBER 2014
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  10018 "COUPLES GETAWAY" [ 09/04/14 ]

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.
 

1108 "UPPER PENINSULA BEAUTY" [ 09/11/14 ]

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, helped 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.
Great Getaways » Free DVD / Comment Form
Planner » U.P. Beauty Travel Planner
Photos » Manistique Tourism
Vote » Cottage Country: Vote Here

915 "AUTUMN COLOR, CANOES and FUN" [09/18/14 ]

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.
Great Getaways » Free DVD / Guide / Comment Form
Planner » West Branch Autumn Travel Planner
Photos » West Branch Visitors Bureau

1110 "TAWAS BAY CIRCLE TOUR" [ 09/25/14 ]

Tawas Bay on the western shore of Lake Huron has so many things to do for the outdoor enthusiast that we had to make a full tour out of it. We start at the southern point of the bay on bikes and stop in town for some music and festivities. We jump in our vehicle to head out to Monument Rd for some fascinating history and work our way up to the Tawas Bay Lighthouse and through the State Park before we end up on the shore of beautiful Lake Huron with fishing, hiking and picnicking in between.
Great Getaways » Free DVD / Brochure / Comment Form
Planner » Tawas Bay Circle Tour Travel Planner
Photos » Tawas Bay Tourist & Convention Bureau
OCTOBER 2014
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  8020 "MID-MICHIGAN FALL ADVENTURE" [ 10/02/14 ]

We travel to the heart of Michigan to enjoy all of 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.
Great Getaways » Free DVD / Comment Form  
Planner » Houghton Lake Fall Travel Planner
Photos » Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau

7709 "THUMBS UP" [ 10/09/14 ]

Sticking out into Lake Huron like the thumb on a mitten, we discover a hidden getaway. It is a place where you can watch a sunrise and a sunset from the same spot, where Lake Huron surrounds you with a sandy beach and beautiful blue shoreline, with pictured rocks for incredible. Join us as we discover the tip of “Michigan’s Thumb”.

Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Huron County Travel Planner
Phone » 1 (800) 35THUMB
Photos » Huron County Photo Galleries

7721 "AUTUMN SPLENDOR" [ 10/16/14 ]

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.


8018 "AN UPPER PENINSULA GETAWAY" [ 10/23/14 ]

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.

Great Getaways » Free DVD / Comment Form
Planner » Manistique Historic Tour Travel Planner
Photos » Manistique Tourism Council

1111 "ROSCOMMON COUNTY CIRCLE TOUR" [ 10/30/14 ]

Michigan is known for its Great Lakes that surround it and Roscommon County, located in the Center of the State, is known for the “Other Great Lakes.” We will travel all around this area discovering Houghton Lake, Lake St. Helen and the lake they call one of the most beautiful in the world, Higgins Lake.
Great Getaways » Free DVD / Brochure / Comment Form
Planner » Roscommon County Circle Tour Travel Planner
Photos » Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau
NOVEMBER 2014
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  8007 "LIGHTHOUSE TOUR" [ 11/06/14 ]

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.
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form  
Planner » Bruce Lighthouse Tour Travel Planner
Website » Bruce County Tourism
Photos Photo Galleries
» 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09

7708 "A STEP BACK IN TIME" [ 11/13/14 ]

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.
Great Getaways » Free DVD / Comment Form
Planner » Manistique Historic Tour Travel Planner
Website » Manistique Tourism Council

1114 "IT'S SNOW TIME" [ 11/20/14 ]

No better place to start winter than in the heart of Michigan. There is lots of snow for some great cross country skiing up and down the incredible hills of the Ogemaw County Pathways and what would a winter trip be without some ice fishing as we discover that there are over 100 ice covered lakes in this county to choose from. Then we will end each day with a great meal and a hot tottie.
Great Getaways » Free DVD / Comment Form
Planner » West Branch Snow Time Travel Planner with video
Website » West Branch Visitors Bureau
Photos Photo Galleries » Ice Fishing, Cross Country Skiing, Sleds & Bikes, Snowmobiling, West Branch Eats

1115 "BIGGEST WINTER CARNIVAL IN MICHIGAN" [ 11/27/14 ]

We never miss “Tip Up Town USA” we may not show you this fun filled event every year but you can count on us to be there enjoying it. Every year there is more people, more fun and of course more Tip Up Fishing! Filled with professional snowmobile races, ice fishing and all around entertainment this is an event that everyone will enjoy.
Great Getaways » Free DVD / Comment Form
Planner » Houghton Lake Winter Travel Planner with video
Website » Houghton Lake Area Tourism & Convention Bureau
Photos Photo Galleries » Tip Up Town 1, Tip Up Town 2, Tip Up Town 3, Tip Up Town 4, X-Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, Winter Gallery 1, Winter Gallery 2
DECEMBER 2014
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  7723 "ONTARIO WINTER ADVENTURE" [ 12/04/14 ]

Here is a Getaway for everyone that loves winter fun. Starting on the snowmobiles we will take a scenic tour of Owen Sound around Georgian Bay. Then it’s off to ski the world renowned Blue Mountains with some of the best skiing east of the Rockies.
Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form  
Planner » Grey / Bruce Winter Planner
Website » Ride Grey / Bruce - Snowmobiles
Photos Photo Galleries » Grey / Bruce Winter Photos

1116 "CHRISTMAS IN THE GREAT LAKES BAY REGION" [ 12/11/14 ]

There are so many Christmas activities going on in the Great Lakes Bay Region it was a monumental task to show all of them but we are going to try on today's show. This area covers all of Bay County, Midland County and Saginaw County so you know it’s going to be fun.

Great Getaways » Free Guide / Comment Form
Planner » Great Lakes Bay Christmas Travel Planner with video
Website » Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region
Photos Photo Galleries » Frankenmuth Holiday Celebration, Chesaning Candlelight Walk, Santa's Village

7724 "WILDERNESS SNOWSHOEING" [ 12/18/14 ]

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.

Great Getaways » Free DVD / Comment Form
Planner » Manistique Winter Planner
Website » Manistique Tourism Council
Photos » Manistique Winter Photos » Gallery 1 | Gallery 2

10024 "WINTER GETAWAY IN TIME" [ 12/25/14 ]

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.

Great Getaways » Free DVD / Comment Form
Planner » U.P. Winter Getaway Travel Planner
Website » Manistique Tourism Council

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