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March 2016
What did you think of this week's show?
Tue 3/1/2016 1:17 PM
William Greybill - Frankfort , IL

Watched the (State Parks of the Upper Peninsula) episode on YouTube! I've been to a couple state parks but, I want to go to all of them! Loved the episode!
Thu 3/3/2016 3:24 PM
Andrew Kapusta Jr. - Clinton Township, MI

The show was great! I cannot wait to start my plans and go fishing. I always enjoy seeing a new place to visit and drop my line. Thank you!
Sat 3/5/2016 12:06 PM
Janice Landon - Roscommon, MI

This week’s show was chock-full of information! We have driven around the area, but never stopped to look. We would like to find a place to stay and explore the many options of the featured destinations.
Sat 3/5/2016 11:54 AM
Henry  Calka - Dearborn, MI

Beautiful and informative!
Sat 3/5/2016 11:57 AM
Kevin Herman - Suttons Bay, MI

It was a great show, thank you!
Sat 3/5/2016 11:58 AM
Nicola Crumb - Luther, MI

Great! I love, love, love the U.P.!
Sat 3/5/2016 11:58 AM
Diane Gardner - Cadillac, MI

Awesome! It gave us ideas to travel within our own beautiful state of Michigan.
Sat 3/5/2016 12:00 PM
Randall Hahn - Ferndale, MI

It was really cool. I have a group of friends that play a softball tournament in July, in Curtis. We have been going for about ten years. I never knew there was this much to do in Curtis. Thanks!
Sat 3/5/2016 12:03 PM
Kelly Leverenz - Waterford, MI

I loved the show! I am planning a family vacation in the U.P. this summer. Thank you!
Sat 3/5/2016 12:03 PM
Scott Bacon - Brighton, MI

First time I watched the show, and it was awesome!
Sat 3/5/2016 12:25 PM
Tim Jardine - Harbor Springs, MI

I loved the footage! Curtis never looked more beautiful. Nice job!
Sat 3/5/2016 3:26 PM
Brian Baber - Mayville, MI

I loved it! We have reservations at a campground in Curtis for our summer vacation! I can't wait to go!
Sat 3/5/2016 2:12 PM
Andrew Kapusta, Jr. - Clinton Township, MI

Thank you for another great trip down memory lane, it was enjoyable.
Tue 3/8/2016 8:35 PM
Matt Dardas - Essexville, MI

You have the most informative and entertaining show on television! You rank right up there with the old Michigan Outdoors show. Keep up the GREAT work!
Tue 3/8/2016 9:15 PM
Robert Wood - East Leroy, MI

Great! I always enjoy your Michigan travel ideas, thanks!
Wed 3/9/2016 1:49 PM
Jason Ward - Flushing, MI

Wonderful show!
Wed 3/9/2016 6:02 PM
Mary Saylor - Clinton Township , MI

Fantastic! I did not know there was that much to do; hiking, fishing and boating - in that area!
Sat 3/12/2016 12:01 PM
Irv Gilley - Kingston, MI

I enjoy all of your shows!
Tue 3/15/2016 8:11 PM
Brenda White - Highland, MI
It was very informative, makes planning weekend day trips very accommodating!
Sat 3/19/2016 12:00 PM
Mechelle Lasiewicki - Caro, MI

Loved it! I lived in Michigan all my life, I like finding new getaways.
Sat 3/19/2016 12:09 PM
Ed Dunwoody - Cheboygan, MI

I always enjoy the show; Michigan is a great state.
Tue 3/22/2016 7:15 AM
Rick Boyers - Tecumseh, MI

We have taken many trips around our great state based on what we've seen on your show. Keep up the great work you do on this program!
Tue 3/22/2016 11:08 AM
Rich Seymour - Clinton Township, MI

First time watcher, liked what I saw!
Tue 3/22/2016 3:38 PM
Cynthia Keech - Warren, MI

It was my understanding that episodes could be viewed from your website. I thought I had in the past.  Is that an option that I am just not seeing here? I do love and look forward to the show, but when I miss it or if I'd like to see something again, it would be nice to have an option to do so.  Don't you think?

Hi Cynthia,
There are videos for nearly all episodes of Great Getaways within the online Travel Planners for each episode. You can find links on the Travel Planners page - http://www.greatgetaways.tv/travelplanner.html or through the Episode Archives http://www.greatgetaways.tv/archive.html. There is no section of the website right now that lists online videos of episodes but we will be updating/redesigning the website in the coming months and that is a feature that we are looking at adding.
Wed 3/23/2016 6:26 PM
Ray Ruszkiewicz - Redford, MI

The show was great as usual. I have not seen the show in quite a long time. This show was very good, as we will use the guide you send to us to spend time along Lake St. Clair, with our daughter who lives in Clinton Township.
Sat 3/26/2016 4:23 PM
Dale Allsop - Hartland, MI

I’ve been watching your shows for years!
Sat 3/26/2016 4:40 PM
Janice Hittle - Swartz Creek, MI

Fantastic! It relaxed me just watching it and want to go there.
Sun 3/27/2016 12:00 PM
Linda Standifer - Kalamazoo, MI

Very informative! Makes me want to visit again.
April 2016
What did you think of this week's show?
Sat 4/2/2016 11:57 AM
Corey Campbell - Holt, MI

We loved it, thanks!
Sat 4/2/2016 11:57 AM
Joe Flores - Kinross, MI

Makes me want to pack and leave the first chance I have once it warms up!
Sat 4/2/2016 12:00 PM
Karen West - Lewiston, MI

Thought it was great! I can't wait to go this fall for the colors.
Sat 4/2/2016 11:59 AM
Tim Henry - Midland, MI

It was very informative. We camp in Tawas and didn't know a lot of the things that existed.
Sat 4/2/2016 12:00 PM
Gary Green - Wayne, MI

I love the Tawas area, spent a lot of my childhood there. I would love to do the Tawas Circle Tour!
Sat 4/2/2016 12:01 PM
Pete Laura - Gladwin, MI

Very good show! I always look forward to your show on Saturday.
Sat 4/2/2016 12:01 PM
Karen Houle - Kingsley, MI

It was awesome! I lived in Michigan my whole life; from the Detroit area, Flint area, to the U.P., and now the Traverse city area. Never spent much time on the east side of the state. Looking forward to making a drive out to Tawas in the near future.
Sat 4/2/2016 12:03 PM
Joseph Arbaugh - Fairview, MI

Very interesting to see this beautiful part of Michigan; and how well the natural beauty had been maintained without all the commercialism, that has ruined most of the other beautiful sites in the country.
Sat 4/2/2016 12:13 PM
Ron Cronin - Walled Lake, MI

We love the sunrise side of Michigan! We are going to camp at the Tawas Point and Harrisville state parks this July. On an unrelated note, have you been to Grayling on the last full weekend in July for the canoe races? It’s a lot of fun to watch them start. They have activities all day that Saturday. Thanks for all you do, we love the show.
Sat 4/2/2016 1:19 PM
Janice and Keith McKnight - Flint, MI

We loved watching this week’s Tawas Circle Drive. We want to visit some of these places this summer. We enjoy your program every Saturday, we wait until afternoon to go out shopping and etc. until AFTER we watch your program. You have the most interesting places to go. Places we do not always know about even though we have lived in Michigan all our lives. In fact, my family pioneered Lapeer Co. and Grand Blanc, Michigan in the 1830's. So we have a history too, ha-ha. Thanks for your great program!
Sat 4/2/2016 1:28 PM
Dawn Moss - Weidman, MI

First time we have watched the show! We have a cabin about 45 minutes from Tawas and only 2 miles from the Au Sable. We enjoyed the show about Tawas and the scenic byway.
Sat 4/2/2016 2:08 PM
Allan Vroman - Saginaw, MI

Two thumbs up! I enjoy the scenery.
Sat 4/2/2016 2:31 PM
Judy Davis - Greenville, MI

I loved viewing this episode (Tawas Bay Circle Tour)! I am making plans to take the grand kids to visit!
Sat 4/2/2016 4:29 PM
Cindy Asakevich - Rhodes, MI

Very informative! Wonderful vacation ideas for the summer!
Sat 4/2/2016 4:28 PM
Jenni Angliss - Saginaw, MI

I have traveled to the area for many years, but I learned about many new things to do and see today!
Sat 4/2/2016 4:28 PM
Dwight Robinson - Vassar, MI

Awesome show! Reminded me of traveling up north with my grandpa back in the 70's; places I have been and would like to take my grand-daughter one day.
Sat 4/2/2016 4:32 PM
Tom Marquand - Flint, MI

The Tawas area looks beautiful! Thanks to your program, I was able to see it's natural treasures. Also thanks your program, it has made me want to visit the Tawas area!
Sat 4/2/2016 4:39 PM
Susan Stafford - Reese, MI

Wonderful! Did not know there was so much to do and see. We want to visit this summer and bring the fifth wheel to stay in one of the campgrounds. Our kids from VA and NC will be visiting, and we hope to bring them. So excited to share!
Sat 4/2/2016 5:02 PM
Margaret & Jeff Kato - Flushing, MI

This week’s show was entertaining and very informative! My wife and I are planning a two-week vacation in the Tawas area. Can't wait!
Sun 4/3/2016 12:01 PM
Anne Pudell - Lawrence, MI

It was very interesting, and we've always wanted to check out the east side of Michigan. We liked the biking and kayaking information too. Thanks for the Tawas Bay Circle Tour Guide!
Sun 4/3/2016 12:02 PM
Sid Allard - Newaygo, MI

I was very impressed with the episode (Tawas Bay Circle Tour). I did not know there was so much to see and do in the Tawas area. Thanks!
Sun 4/3/2016 12:04 PM
Doug VanderPloeg - Belmont, MI

I really enjoyed this week’s episode of the Tawas Bay Circle Tour. After completing the Lake Superior Circle Tour last summer, and living in West Michigan; I'm interested in seeing more of the East side of Michigan. Thanks for the show!
Sun 4/3/2016 12:11 PM
Mary Workinger - Spring Lake, MI

It was wonderful - like all your shows! You guys always choose places I want to go and haven't been to (yet)!
Sun 4/3/2016 1:10 PM
John Klingensmith - Spring Lake, MI

Great show! We are camping there (Tawas) this summer, and it gave us a lot of good ideas. Thank you!
Sun 4/3/2016 5:25 PM
Sheila Gates - Battle Creek, MI

It was interesting and made me want to look more into this trip!
Sun 4/3/2016 7:00 PM
Marie Melville - Westland, MI

Great show, and excellent timing since I'm planning my first trip to Tawas this summer!
Sun 4/3/2016 6:58 PM
Patrianne Boucha - Ann Arbor, MI

Wonderful! I canoed the AuSable many times years ago, and I am thinking of retiring up there. Great show!
Sun 4/3/2016 7:00 PM
Peter Yops - Waterford, MI

I really enjoyed this episode. I have been thinking about doing some exploring up there, it was very informative. It is making me want to go there even more. Thank you for doing these shows!
Sun 4/3/2016 6:59 PM
Michael Staetter - Romulus, MI

Wonderful episode! It has given me the idea to drive up the family to check out the area.
Sun 4/3/2016 7:07 PM
Gregory LaPine - Bloomfield Hills, MI

Made me want to visit the area as soon as possible, even though I only caught the tail end of the episode. Hope to see it again!
Sun 4/3/2016 7:09 PM
Thomas Beck - Livonia, MI

I want to experience some of (Tawas) area’s activities and resources this summer. Excellent show!
Sun 4/3/2016 7:13 PM
Holly Curtis - Romulus, MI

It was absolutely beautiful! Looking forward to planning an amazing vacation.
Sun 4/3/2016 7:17 PM
Ron Brudzinski - Holly, MI

Great presentation! Now I got a trip planned for this summer with our camper. Thank you very much!
Sun 4/3/2016 7:34 PM
Cloyce Midkiff - Fenton, MI

I think this week's show was fantastic, as is all your shows! I love all of Michigan, and try to go to different areas of the state that I can. Though in the lower peninsula, I like the Lake Huron coastline the best! Your show took me back to great memories to places I have visited. Thanks for that!
Sun 4/3/2016 8:16 PM
Bill Sims - Taylor, MI

Great show today! We're inspired to take a weekend trip Tawas this summer. We really enjoyed the show, looking forward to many more! 
Tue 4/5/2016 6:01 AM
Patrick Kenney - White Lake, MI

As usual, I love this show! I really enjoy watching it every week.
Tue 4/5/2016 9:02 PM
Nancy White - MI

WHY?? Why, have I never known about this show!?!! Just watched the East Tawas episode. I have started a summer planner. Don't know where the first place will be, but now I have an idea of a budget of money and time!! Thank you guys so much. Love that I have a "travel planner" now.
Sincerely,
Nancy
PS - Great website also.  Now, I can see what I've missed.
Tue 4/5/2016 10:03 PM
Catherine Saffian - Garden City, MI

Wonderful video, that brings back many happy memories of time spent growing up and spending summers on Tawas Point. I love sharing these tours with out-of-state friends, to show the real beauty and variety of opportunities to enjoy time spent outdoors in Michigan.
Wed 4/6/2016 5:59 PM
Lisa Shultz - Pinckney, MI

Just watched the show about Tawas and enjoyed it. Being new to Michigan, I find this info helpful. Thank you!
Wed 4/6/2016 6:01 PM
Lisa Merrill - Howell, MI

This was the first time I saw this show, and I loved it! I loved being able to see and hear personal comments of places that I have wanted to visit! After watching, I look forward to taking the family on a weekend trip!
Thu 4/7/2016 1:41 PM
Ronald Koenig - Sanford, NC

I was informed of the show by a friend in Michigan. Will be visiting the Tawas/Oscoda area in July, and thought this might provide helpful info.
Fri 4/8/2016 6:04 PM
Peggy Nelson - Livonia, MI

Absolutely loved it, and I can't wait to do the (Tawas) circle tour ourselves this fall!
Sat 4/9/2016 11:59 AM
Rex Platz - Cadillac, MI

Loved the show and learning more about the best state there is - Michigan! Thank you!
Sat 4/9/2016 12:01 PM
Anne Hodgson - Houghton Lake, MI

It was so impressive! It had been years since we were in that part of Michigan. I can't wait for summer to do the trip with our grandkids.
Sat 4/9/2016 12:03 PM
Andrea Millis - Mount Pleasant, MI
Wonderful show! My husband, toddler and I are planning our summer trips this year, and this was so helpful! The three of us, watched this morning and just watching the show we felt relaxed and excited for this summer!
Sat 4/9/2016 12:08 PM
Gail Gerstenlauer - Superior Township, MI

Loved it! Introduced me to part of the U.P. I've never seen, and inspired me to begin planning a trip.
Sat 4/9/2016 12:07 PM
Karen George - Royal Oak, MI

Very informative! The Hiawatha National Forest looks like a hidden treasure! The Folkfest looks like a great, friendly event to attend! I love the show and am grateful for all of the people who make it possible! Thank you, Karen George
Sat 4/9/2016 12:08 PM
Randall R Porter - Traverse City, MI

The show was great! It put me in mind of a trip I took in Minnesota, that I did in 1999. This is much closer though, love it!
Sat 4/9/2016 12:15 PM
William Gardner - St. Clair Shores, MI

Love the show! After last week's show, we booked our trip to Holland for Tulip Festival. Keep up the great work!
Sat 4/9/2016 12:17 PM
Hank Lasota - Wellston, MI

The program was very informative and enjoyable. We have been to a few of the places that were presented on your show, but would also like to visit a few more. Thank you for a job well done!
Sun 4/10/2016 11:58 AM
Mary Laskowski - Grand Rapids, MI

I love kayaking in a quiet, natural environment. This looks like a great place to plan a family kayak trip!
Sun 4/10/2016 12:05 PM
Jeff Rowe - Muskegon, MI

Great show! I look forward to the show every week.
Sun 4/10/2016 12:04 PM
Mark Merano - Muskegon, MI

This episode was very informative, and give me many ideas for a summer vacation.
Sun 4/10/2016 12:10 PM
Matthew Smith - Grand Rapids, MI

It was great!! I would love to visit this part of Michigan and explore the lakes. Thanks for showing us these places in Michigan, I am a true Michigander.
Sun 4/10/2016 12:09 PM
Isaias Cruz - Holland, MI

My wife and I would like to visit Manistique. We enjoyed the show! We are from Holland, Michigan and enjoy watching this show for other places of interest in Michigan. We have been up to the U.P. numerous times. We are looking for other places to go and explore. Also the winery is interesting. We might go and try that too.
Sun 4/10/2016 12:16 PM
Dennis Klein - Belmont, MI

Always a great and informative show. Thanks!
Sun 4/10/2016 12:28 PM
Daniel Matthysse - Grand Haven, MI

Your shows are great, keep up the good work!
Tue 4/12/2016 6:30 AM
Stuart Frohm - Midland, MI

Unfortunately, I missed all but approximately the last minute of what likely was a most interesting program. Thank you for offering this educational material, and best wishes.
Tue 4/12/2016 6:32 PM
Mike Harris - Holt, MI

We really enjoy all of the shows! Keep up the great work!
Wed 4/13/2016 6:01 PM
Kelly Bausman - Dexter, MI

I loved your show! It brought back many great childhood memories of summers in the Manistique and Thunderlake area. Thanks, Kelly
Wed 4/13/2016 6:01 PM
Kyle Von Plagen - Troy, MI

I love to watch and learn about travel spots in Michigan. I also love the outdoor locations with beautiful lakes and hiking areas.
Fri 4/15/2016 1:53 PM
Mary Thompson - Lansing, MI

The piece about Jack Swope was wonderful! Thank you for doing this.
Thu 4/21/2016 1:31 PM
M.J. Kroesch - Buckley, MI

Everything about this show is incredible! Not just this episode, this show as a whole!
hu 4/21/2016 7:03 PM
Michael Paeth - Brown City, MI

It was great! I love all your shows, makes me feel like getting outside and going on a great getaway. Thank you!
Sun 4/24/2016 7:01 PM
Kevin Cain - Sault Ste. Marie, ON

It was very informative. I am always surprised to learn of the many outdoor opportunities close to home.
Sat 4/23/2016 12:00 PM
Ken Reid - Shelby Township, MI

It made me want to pack up right now and leave for a vacation there!
Mon 4/25/2016 8:27 AM
Jim & Marilyn Engberts - Kalamazoo, MI

Absolutely wonderful! We love the U.P. and ready to make plans to return.
Mon 4/25/2016 5:40 PM
Donald Cray SR. - Marysville, MI

I found the show extremely interesting. I love the atmosphere of the Upper Peninsula and enjoy being there.
Tue 4/26/2016 9:12 PM
Elaine Kensil - Cedar Springs, MI

I didn't know you were on WGVU in the Grand Rapids area! I only caught the last 5 minutes, and LOVED what I saw.  I love anything about the U.P., as I have been visiting there since the late 50's - early 60's! Thank you for any info you can send me, so I will not miss any more of your programs. Just an FYI: My favorite place has always been Munising! Thanks again and have a blessed week!
Wed 4/27/2016 6:16 PM
Andrew Kapusta, Jr. - Clinton Township, MI

Always the best and very relaxing. Cannot wait for the next Great Getaway!

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