Episode Archives: 2024

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January 2024

GG2101

Episode #2101-001 | week of January 4, 2024

Michigan / Ontario

“Our Favorite Winter Trips”

We have traveled throughout the Midwest in winter and enjoyed every place we have been but there are always a few places that stand out in our mind and today we will take a look at some of them.

GG2004

Episode #2004-001 | week of January 11, 2024

Manistique / Hiawatha Forest

“Lots of Snow”

We love the snow and there is always plenty of it in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. We will play in it all, then visit some ice-capped lighthouses.

GG2002

Episode #2002-001 | week of January 18, 2024

Escanaba, Michigan

“Discover Winter in Escanaba”

In the winter there is so much to do and this winter we travel to the city with longest freshwater shoreline of any county in the entire USA. We will ice fish for trophy walleye and tour Escanaba but not in Da Moonlight!

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Episode #1913-001 | week of January 25, 2024

Grand Marais, Michigan

“Pictured Rocks: The East End”

Starting at the Grand Marais Ranger Station we discover incredible trails through the Grand Sable Dunes to the Grand Sable Falls and up the Grand Sable Light and then onto shipwreck discovery.

February 2024

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Episode #2102-001 | week of February 1, 2024

Central Upper Peninsula, Michigan

“Wilderness Trails on E-Bikes”

We love the wilderness and wanted to try a new way to explore it. We test our skills on electric bikes. Sound easy? Maybe not. Watch and find out.

GG2005

Episode #2005-001 | week of February 8, 2024

Cadillac, Michigan

“Cadillac - Not the Car, the Town”

We didn’t know that you could kayak, canoe, fish, and mushroom hunt in Cadillac. So, we did. Oh, and we also visited some of their watering holes. Great Time!

GG2012

Episode #2012-001 | week of February 15, 2024

Upper Peninsula, Michigan

“Autumn in the Wilderness”

Starting in the village of Nahma along Lake Michigan, then heading north to hike Bruno’s Run and ending up with a search for Mulligan Falls - this trip is the perfect Great Getaway.

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Episode #1804-002 | week of February 22, 2024

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.

GG2013

Episode #2013-001 | week of February 29, 2024

AuGres, Michigan

“AuGres, Michigan: The City of Gritty Stone”

This area is built on sand and the original French explorers called it the city of gritty stone. This is appropriate because sand is the sign of beaches and fun and there is plenty of that today. Located on the shores of Lake Huron this little town offers everything that the vacationer could want. From nature hikes to unique cabins. Spend a couple of days close to home.

March 2024

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Episode #1106-003 | week of March 7, 2024

NW Upper Peninsula, Michigan

“The Keweenaw Peninsula”

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 and today.

GG1910

Episode #1910-001 | week of March 14, 2024

Houghton Lake, Michigan

“Nostalgia Tour”

Houghton Lake is known for bringing families back year after year, generation after generation. So, we will meet 5 families that have been coming here for over 50 years and hear some of their wonderful memories and how they are making new ones.

GG1905

Episode #1905-002 | week of March 21, 2024

Bruce County, Ontario

“Hiking on the Niagara Escarpment”

Canada is known for its rugged beauty and pristine wilderness and that is what we will discover as we travel along a portion of the world-renowned Niagara Escarpment. 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 Niagara Escarpment.

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Episode #1406-003 | week of March 28, 2024

Baldwin / Ludington, Michigan

“Where Is Baldwin?”

Baldwin Michigan holds many exciting adventures from canoeing on the beautiful Pere Marquette River to hiking the incredible Sand Dunes. We will explore the exciting Ludington State Park and climb the circular stairs to the top of the Grand Sable Lighthouse.

April 2024

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Episode #2103-001 | week of April 4, 2024

Michigan / Ontario

“Our Favorite Hikes Part 1”

We have hiked in so many great places that we couldn’t bring them all to you in one show. Today we will concentrate on Michigan’s Lower Peninsula and Canada including the Huron Manistee National Forest.

GG2104

Episode #2104-001 | week of April 11, 2024

Michigan's Upper Peninsula

“Our Favorite Hikes Part 2”

This is part 2 of our favorite hikes and it takes us to the Upper Peninsula and beyond. So, grab your boots and watch as we head into the back country with part 2 of our favorite hikes.

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