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Episodes usually air the weekend following the "week of" date. Check your local PBS Station for airdates and times

September 2020

Episode #1513 | week of September 3, 2020

Upper Peninsula, 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.

Episode #1709 | week of September 10, 2020

Hiawatha National Forest, Michigan

“A TRIP DOWN FEDERAL FOREST HIGHWAY 13”

Highway 13 starts at U.S. 2 and travels north through 3 counties in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. It is considered one of the most scenic drives in the country as it goes right through the Hiawatha National Forest. Lakes and wildlife are everywhere along with some of the most amazing fall color.

Episode #1517 | week of September 17, 2020

Michigan's Upper Peninsula

“FALL DISCOVERY”

The Upper Peninsula in autumn is a wilderness getaway in time! The color is fantastic, the crowds have gone home, and the bugs are gone until next year. We guarantee that you have never seen fall color so incredibly beautiful and you will be planning your own trip before today’s show is even finished.

Episode #1516 | week of September 24, 2020

Tawas Bay, Michigan

“Color Tour Along U.S. 23”

When the colors change there is no better place to experience the autumn beauty than a trip on the water and down the shore. Today you will be entertained with the eye candy of changing seasons in the Tawas Bay area on Michigan’s Sunrise Coast.

October 2020

Episode #1710 | week of October 1, 2020

Michigan

“Guardians of the Great Lakes” part 1

There are thousands of shipwrecks documented on the Great Lakes, but it is the countless number of lives saved by the tirelessly working keepers of the light that we honor with our visit to some of Michigan’s Mysterious Lighthouses.

Episode #1711 | week of October 8, 2020

Michigan

“Guardians of the Great Lakes” part 2

As we tour these historic guardians of the lakes, we will discover the mysterious, solitary lives led by the lighthouse keepers, and how their tales take on a life of their own, as though the walls and towers could talk. Come along as the guiding lights lead us into the past.

Where to watch Great Getaways

WCMU

Mt Pleasant MI

WCMU
Mon @ 7:30pm
Thu @ 5:30am
Sat @ 11:30am

DPTV

Detroit MI

WTVS (DPTV)
Tue @ 5:30am
Wed @ 2:30pm

WGVU

Grand Rapids MI

WGVU
Sun @ 11:30am
WGVU LIFE
Tue @ 8:30pm

WKAR

E Lansing MI

WKAR
Tue @ 12:30pm
WKAR CREATE
Tue @ 3:30pm

QTV

Bad Axe MI

WDCQ (Q-TV)
Tue @ 6am
Sat @ 4pm
QTV CREATE
Tue @ 8:30pm

WNMU

Marquette MI

Sat @ 4pm

Fun Roads

Nationwide

FUN ROADS TV
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Daily @ 2:30pm
Daily @ 10:30pm