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21 January 2014


January 21, 2014



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Greetings to all our fans, followers and viewers!

    Before we get started on great Getaway insights I want to remind you about a couple of time changes, the first is on WTVS, look for us at 11:30 on Saturday the second is WKAR in Lansing, we have moved to their Create channel and we can be found Tuesdays at 3:30pm and WKAR World on Sundays at 6:30 pm.

    Great Getaways is excited to bring you a new show this week. We spotlight outdoor activities on the water in the Lake St. Clair area.

    After viewing the show, be sure to go online and place your vote for:

Which Lake St. Clair Area "Boating Country" option would you choose for your own Great Getaway? 

    We love to hear from you!


Tom O'Boyle 

Show Host/Producer/Photographer


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Tune into WTVS in Detroit 

Our Detroit PBS affiliate, WTVS, which airs Great Getaways in Detroit and metro Detroit areas and

Canada, has scheduled our show for the

11:30  a.m. Saturday time slot for your viewing pleasure. Join viewers in 13 states and across Canada for our television travel series that spotlights a wide variety of destinations and talks to the locals about vacation and recreation opportunities.

For a complete list of stations and time go to


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The Nautical Heart of the Great Lakes


With more than 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.


Be sure to answer our poll question on what Lake St. Clair boating option you would chose for your Great Getaway.


Lake St. Clair may just be one of the best boating lakes on the planet. This area is full of little towns with great eateries, lots of great fishing and tons of fun for the whole family. If you like the water, you are going to love "The Nautical Heart of the Great Lakes."

Use our TRAVEL PLANNER for your own Great Getaway to Lake St. Clair

Visit Tour Lake St. Clair for more travel information.


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Live Stream From Tip Up Town 

Did you catch our live stream from Tip Up Town on January 18? You can go back and see it again.   Watch the live stream here

Michigan's Oldest (and sometimes coldest) but always the most fun winter festival continues this weekend - January 24-25-26. It will be a balmy 13 degrees for the Polar Dip on the 25th at 1 p.m.

Visit the Houghton Lake Area Tourism Bureau website for more information and a link to the live stream broadcast.

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