Episode Archives: 2019

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January 2019

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Episode #1601-001 | week of January 3, 2019

Houghton Lake, Michigan

“WINTER GETAWAY IN MICHIGAN'S OTHER GREAT LAKES”

Roscommon County, Michigan has claim to the largest inland lake in Michigan along with the deepest. With all this water you know there is a going to be a ton of snow with lots of winter fun. Come and discover winter with us!

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Episode #1602-001 | week of January 10, 2019

Upper Peninsula, Michigan

“SNOWSHOEING THE BIG SNOW”

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.

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Episode #1603-001 | week of January 17, 2019

Great Lakes Bay Region, Michigan

“WINTER ON TIRES AND SHOES”

Fat Tire Biking and Snowshoeing that is. We will enjoy everything winter has to offer from winter biking through a city forest to snowshoes in a nature center. We will mix in some downhill skiing and special snow dance that you won’t want to miss.

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Episode #1604-001 | week of January 24, 2019

Upper Peninsula, Michigan

“WHERE WINTER IS KING”

It's back to the U.P. as we Snowmobile to Lake Superior, Tahquamenon Falls and Whitefish Point. This is an adventure to remember.

February 2019

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Episode #1503-002 | week of January 31, 2019

Upper Peninsula, Michigan

“TOP OF THE LAKE SCENIC BYWAY”

Michigan’s newest Scenic Byway and maybe its most beautiful starts in St. Ignace and travels west to Thompson all along the top of Lake Michigan.

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Episode #1501-002 | week of February 7, 2019

Tawas Bay, Michigan

“Annual Heritage Coast Sail Days on Lake Huron”

This event includes a Traditional Boat Regatta where handmade rowing and sailing boats compete. If you build it, they will come and that is exactly what they did for this event. Then it’s on to celebrate and enjoy good music and good food.

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Episode #1301-002 | week of February 14, 2019

Michigan / Ontario

“The Best, as Selected by Our Viewers”

We have been keeping track of the comments and requests for information from our loyal viewers and today we will show you the best adventures as picked by you, our audience.

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Episode #1606-001 | week of February 21, 2019

Michigan's Upper Peninsula - Manistique to Iron Mountain

“Scenic Byway 2”

Our tour of the U.S. 2 scenic byway continues as we leave Manistique and continue West to Iron Mountain. Stops along the way include Fayette State Park, Big Bay De Noc and a trip to the top of Michigan’s oldest ski hill.

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Episode #8021-002 | week of February 28, 2019

Grey County, Ontario

“Hiking in the Trees”

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.

March 2019

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Episode #1504-002 | week of March 7, 2019

Roscommon County, Michigan

“ROSCOMMON TRAILS”

From ORV Trails where we take the Jeeps off road onto giant, punishing rocks to trails that take us disc golfing and kayaking to trails that take us through an old growth forest, this trip is about Trails of all kinds.

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Episode #1204-002 | week of March 14, 2019

Curtis, Michigan

“It Won't Hurt Us To Go To Curtis”

Curtis is a place in the U.P. that most people have never been to and don’t know much about, so to quote an old friend, “It won’t hurt us to go Curtis.” We visit three large, nearby lakes with the same name - Big Manistique, Little Manistique, and North Manistique. We will enjoy fishing, hiking and friends galore.

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Episode #906-002 | week of March 21, 2019

Hiawatha National Forest - Upper Peninsula, Michigan

“Big Island Canoe Area”

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.

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Episode #1502-001 | week of March 28, 2019

Michigan, USA / Ontario, Canada

“Our Favorite Hiking Trails”

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.

April 2019

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Episode #1607-001 | week of April 4, 2019

Grey / Bruce Counties, Ontario

“A RURAL GARDEN TOUR - TIME TO PREPARE FOR SPRING”

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. 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.

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Episode #1608-001 | week of April 11, 2019

Bruce County, Ontario

“The Bruce Peninsula on Bikes”

We are always on the lookout for new and exciting ways to spend our Getaways and today is no exception. We are going to bike through Ontario’s most scenic peninsula and beautiful Lake Huron shoreline. We will hop on mountain bikes, trail bikes and family bikes and make some stops along our bike tour to take in some great food and attractions.

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Episode #1609-001 | week of April 18, 2019

Grayling, Michigan

“Grayling: An Outdoor Sanctuary”

Our constant pursuit for great Hiking, Biking and Canoeing and all the outdoors takes us to Grayling Michigan to discover all these and more.

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Episode #1605-001 | week of April 25, 2019

Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region - Bay, Midland, Saginaw Counties

“Great Lakes Bay Trails”

As Michigan continues to build and promote trails for Hiking, Biking and Fun, this area brings some of the newest for your enjoyment.

May 2019

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Episode #1503-002 | week of May 2, 2019

Michigan's Upper Peninsula (St. Ignace to Manistique, MI)

“TOP OF THE LAKE SCENIC BYWAY”

Michigan’s newest Scenic Byway and maybe its most beautiful starts in St. Ignace and travels west to Thompson all along the top of Lake Michigan.

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Episode #1606-001 | week of May 9, 2019

Michigan's Upper Peninsula - Manistique to Iron Mountain

“Scenic Byway 2”

Our tour of the U.S. 2 scenic byway continues as we leave Manistique and continue West to Iron Mountain. Stops along the way include Fayette State Park, Big Bay De Noc and a trip to the top of Michigan’s oldest ski hill.

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Episode #1505-001 | week of May 16, 2019

Michigan

“Our Favorite Fishing Trips” part 1

We have had so many great fishing adventures in and around Michigan that it was time that we took the best and put them in a series of 2 shows. You will enjoy everything from fly fishing on the Rifle River to salmon fishing on Lake Huron. This is part 1 of 2.

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Episode #1506-001 | week of May 23, 2019

Michigan

“Our Favorite Fishing Trips” part 2

We have had so many great fishing adventures in and around Michigan that it was time that we took the best and put them in a series of 2 shows. You will enjoy everything from fly fishing on the Rifle River to salmon fishing on Lake Huron. This is part 2 of 2.

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Episode #1515-001 | week of May 30, 2019

Michigan / Ontario

“Our Favorite Parks From The Last 25 Years”

From southern Ontario to the northern reaches of Minnesota and everything in between, we count down our favorite parks from the last 25 years.

June 2019

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Episode #904-002 | week of June 6, 2019

Bruce County, Ontario

“HIKING THE BRUCE TRAIL”

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.

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Episode #1209-002 | week of June 13, 2019

Michigan / Ontario

“Our Favorite Waterways”

Michigan and Canada are known for their waterways and today we will show you some of the best. We will Canoe, Kayak, and boat through some of the most spectacular and exciting waterways that are accessible to everyone.

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Episode #1610-001 | week of June 20, 2019

Grey County, Ontario / Michigan's Upper Peninsula

“Tom's Great Adventure”

Tom goes rock climbing for the first time then explores scenic caves, takes a kayaking trip, goes to the top of the Mackinac Bridge and more adventures.

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Episode #1308-002 | week of June 27, 2019

Tawas Bay, Michigan

“More Fishing Than Ever”

When you travel the Sunrise Coast of Michigan you will be amazed at how much water there is to fish. We take advantage of that when we stay in Tawas and fish for Steelhead, Walleye, Smallmouth Bass and even learn about how the Saginaw Bay is the world’s best producer of Walleye.

July 2019

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Episode #1611-001 | week of July 4, 2019

Bruce & Grey Counties, Ontario

“ONTARIO EPIC RIDE”

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.

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Episode #1605-001 | week of July 11, 2019

Michigan's Great Lakes Bay Region - Saginaw, Midland, Bay Counties

“Great Lakes Bay Trails”

As Michigan continues to build and promote trails for Hiking, Biking and Fun, this area brings some of the newest for your enjoyment.

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Episode #1405-002 | week of July 18, 2019

Ogemaw County, Michigan

“Ogemaw County Tour”

There is a lot of outdoor activity in Ogemaw County from biking, off roading, canoeing, golf and so much more and we are going to try to experience a lot of it on today’s show.

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Episode #8002-002 | week of July 25, 2019

Port Sanilac, Michigan

“Hidden Port A Call, Port Sanilac”

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.

August 2019

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Episode #1502-001 | week of August 1, 2019

Michigan, USA / Ontario, Canada

“Our Favorite Hiking Trails”

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.

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Episode #1211-002 | week of August 8, 2019

Roscommon County, Michigan

“More Lakes, More Fish, More Fun”

Today’s show is a Fishing Getaway to Michigan’s Other Great Lakes. Located in Roscommon County is the Largest Inland Lake in Michigan with some of the best fishing you will ever find in the Great Lakes state. After our day of fishing we spend a solemn moment at the Firemen’s Memorial.

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Episode #1102-002 | week of August 15, 2019

Bay, Midland, Saginaw Counties, Michigan

“The Great Lakes Bay Waterway”

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.

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Episode #1104-002 | week of August 22, 2019

Lake St Clair, Michigan

“The Nautical Heart of Michigan”

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.

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Episode #1512-001 | week of August 29, 2019

Tawas Bay Area, Michigan

“Autumn Splendor”

We will take a color tour by paddle boat, a canoe trip in the cool clean air, see incredible overlooks with trees so beautiful they look like a master artist painted them, and we top it off with a hike on a National Forest trail.

September 2019

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Episode #1511-001 | week of September 5, 2019

Bruce County, Ontario

“Lighthouse Kayak Trip”

Lighthouses standing majestically on a shoreline or an island conjure up images of romance and adventure. This trip will take us to 8 different lighthouses all located on Lake Huron.

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Episode #1513-001 | week of September 12, 2019

Hiawatha Forest / Manistique, Michigan

“Autumn U.P. Getaway”

There is no time like fall for that wilderness Getaway. Canoeing, fishing and just incredible scenery for an incredible fall adventure.