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September 2019

Episode #1104 | week of Sept 26, 2019

Port Elgin, Ontario

“FALL HARVEST IN ONTARIO”

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.

October 2019

Episode #1510 | week of Oct 3, 2019

Manistique, Michigan

“TOP OF THE LAKE CIRCLE TOUR”

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 from Fayette Historic Site all the way to the Seul Choix Point Lighthouse at the other end. In between we will be stopping at the Seney Wildlife Sanctuary, the Thompson Fish Hatchery and many more.

Episode #1517 | week of Oct 10, 2019

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 #1613 | week of Oct 17, 2019

Huron County, Michigan

“THUMBS UP”

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 views. Join us as we discover the tip of “Michigan’s Thumb”

Episode #1614 | week of Oct 24, 2019

Roscommon County, Michigan

“FALL ADVENTURE”

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 of Roscommon County.

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WCMU

Mt Pleasant MI

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

DPTV

Detroit MI

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

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