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What did you think of this week's show?
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 3:24 PM
Alan Wehner - Warren, MI

I am always looking for different things to do while visiting the Upper Peninsula. This gives me new ideas.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 7:59 PM
Dusty Robinson - Sarnia, ON

It was great! (Tip-Up Town USA) I enjoyed it!
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 8:01 PM
Lazarus Bolis - Grand Blanc, MI

Superb; first time viewer and eager to go "up north" for the first time.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 8:21 PM
Bruce Metacalf - Detroit, MI

First time seeing the show, great show! Will be taking a Michigan adventure really soon.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 8:26 PM
Kyle Smith - Tempe, AZ

I found the information on cross country skiing helpful and the invite to go kayaking enticing
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 8:29 PM
Brain Siverns - Essex, ON

I just wanna say I am Canadian and I love the shows in Ontario. The host is great, I'm a huge fan.
Saturday, January 5, 2013 11:39 PM
Bob Campbell - South Lyon, MI

Great show. I saw some places that I would really like to visit.
Saturday, January 5, 2013 12:02 PM
Floyd Norscia - Livonia, MI
As always, top notch. I try not to miss any. One of my favorite shows on PBS or Cable TV period. Your show really highlights how great our state really is. Thanks.
Saturday, January 5, 2013 12:07 PM
Dana Carithers - North Branch, MI

I found out there are a lot of interesting places close to the Harrison area I did not know were there. I go to the Higgins Lake and Houghton Lake area a lot in the summer and I will be checking out these places on your show. I have been to Coyles Restaurant and they have an excellent buffet.
Saturday, January 5, 2013 12:32 PM
John P. Smeekens - Clinton Township, MI
The show was great. Hard to believe there are so many things to do just a short drive away.
Saturday, January 5, 2013 12:30 PM
Wendy Smith - Howell, MI

This was my first time watching this show and I thought it was great. Did some stand up paddle boarding on Marl Lake this past summer.
Saturday, January 5, 2013 12:32 PM
Robert Bernum - Port Huron, MI

We have camped at Higgins Lake and Roscommon for over 30 years and didn't know how much was available. Cannot wait to take our grandchildren to the farm and show them some of the equipment that my grandfather used in the 1950s.
Saturday, January 5, 2013 12:43 PM
Bianca Vega - Detroit, MI

This week's show was fun to watch. I like seeing what Michigan has to offer outside of metro Detroit, and this show does a great job at showing this city kid just how wonderful Michigan really is! Great show, love it!
Saturday, January 5, 2013 4:31 PM
Virginia Williams - Linden, MI

I loved it!!! For 10 years we have had a cabin in St. Helen and didn't know about all that is offered in Houghton Lake and St. Helen. Our grandchildren will love coming up now.
Sun 1/6/2013 12:23 PM
Keith Omans - Blanchard, MI

Hi, I have lived in this great state all my life and never knew all of the things to see and do in the Houghton/Higgins Lake area. I have taken my family several times to the area and didn't know these places and/or things to do even existed. I have watched your show for years and have traveled all over the U.P. following the places you have had on your shows. A big thank you to you and your staff for hosting Great Getaways and for the trips our family has enjoyed because of your show. Look forward to next week's show.
Sun 1/6/2013 6:59 PM
Kyleigh Thompson - Okemos, MI

My dad loves the show! He's a fishing fanatic and loves all the spots you guys show!
Mon 1/7/2013 11:16 AM
Bill Farquhar - Brighton, MI

We often travel North and frequently stay at Higgins Lake State Parks and visit the Houghton area. The photography and information was great.
Mon 1/7/2013 3:10 PM
Susan Cannon - Troy, MI

We bought a place in Houghton Lake and didn't even realize all the things you could do up there until we watched your show.
Tue 1/8/2013 8:01 PM
Mary Ann - Garden City, MI

I was channel hopping and just happened to catch the last few minutes of this show. I am recently retired and looking for fun things to occupy my time now that I have the time. This looked like a wonderful weekend trip. I wouldn't do it at this time of year (January) but would enjoy it in April/May.
Sat 1/12/2013 9:01 AM
Chris Cracchiolo - Willamsburg, MI
I just watched the Tip-Up Town show via DVR. It was fun to see the Cross Country HQ, where I have been going for years. You did a very nice job with Bob Frye. Thank you.
Sat 1/12/2013 12:47 PM
Klay Magyar - Warren, MI

Love your shows. They are helpful in fulfilling my family vacations.
Sat 1/12/2013 1:52 PM
Don Coghill - Kingsville, ON
We really enoyed this show because of the many historical locations and information given on each of them. We also appreciated the links given to acquire more information on the sites visited. We will be sure to add this to our summer camping agenda and to spend some time in this region of Michigan. Thank you for presenting another quality show.
Sat 1/12/2013 4:59 PM
Christine Boyne - Munising, MI
I thought the show was much informative. I just moved to the U.P. and love to visit these beautiful places. We will continue to watch the program when we visit the lower Michigan. Thank you for showing the beauty of our great state.
Wed 1/16/2013 2:30 AM
Jason Hicks
- Lake Orion, MI
I loved the show, keep up the good work, it helped make our decision to stay in Michigan for our summer trip this year. Thanks again!
Wed 1/16/2013 2:29 PM
John Hoover - China Twp., MI
Great show about all the different sites to visit around the Manistique area in the U.P.  It was a great source for taking a vacation to!
Wed 1/23/2013 2:41 PM
Dale Eathorne - Burton, MI

The last show I saw was when Tom explored Saginaw County. I thought it to be one of his best. Love the show. Keep up the good work.
Wed 1/23/2013 8:25 PM
Steve Conner - Rochester Hills, MI

Fantastic! We recently bought a home east of Manistique and the show has provided us with a number of places to experience.
Sat 1/26/2013 4:24 PM
Kimberly Kirkland - Grass Lake, MI

What a wonderful program!  Thank you for all the information.  We look forward to watching every week.  We plan to visit many of the areas we have seen on your show.  Love all the beautiful sights. Keep up the good work! 
Tue 1/29/2013 7:15 AM
John Kerr - Millington, MI

Your shows are inspiring and down to earth. Keep up the great job. I'm always looking for new places to kayak and photograph and your shows bring me all of that.
Tue 1/29/2013 11:35 PM
Eugene Zofchak - Swartz Creek, MI

My wife and I have been vacationing in Iosco county and the surrounding counties for many years. Two years ago we bought a small cottage west of Tawas/ East Tawas. We are aware of Corsair and have hiked it many times. We were not aware of the other trails so it was great to get that info on the show and will be hiking these trails ourselves and with our children and grandchildren in the future. We are looking forward to it. Thank You.
What did you think of this week's show?
Sun 2/3/2013 10:45 AM
J R Lomerson - Attica, MI

I really enjoyed the show. You guys always show some of the really great places right here, within a few hours drive from home. Keep up the good work.
Wed 2/6/2013 1:19 PM
J R Lomerson - Attica, MI

You guys are "dead on" with the Top of the Lakes Color Tour. We have visited many of your locations viewed on the show. I have to say, I thoroughly enjoyed the Colwell Lake area. We plan to revisit and camp in the future and take family with us. What a great place, especially in the fall. When we were there in early October a few campers were still there, but oh what beauty! Keep finding these great spots and we will continue to visit them ourselves. Great job gentlemen.
Sat 2/9/2013 2:42 PM
Robert Parks - St. Johns, MI

I love your show and have been watching for years. I especially enjoyed this episode (The best of Michgan's Sunrise Coast) because i have canoed the AuSable for years and am planning something different for this year on the east end of the river. Thank You!
Sat 2/9/2013 4:29 PM
Helen Wenzel - Ontonagon, MI
I loved this week's show. Its my old stomping grounds before I moved to the Upper Peninsula. From M-65 and River Road all the way to Oscoda or the Tawases. I miss those places. I love the Upper Peninsula also! Thanks for the memories.
Sat 2/9/2013 4:28 PM
CJ Jaskiewicz - Bay City, MI

I was very impressed and in awe with a lot of things on the show that I seem to miss. I travel through the area numerous times throughout the year and was never aware that a lot of things were even there until I saw your show today. Thank you so much for providing a relaxing, educational and informative show.
Tue 2/12/2013 1:41 PM
Thomas Showers - Mason, MI

I enjoy this show, thank you for keeping the show on the air on WKAR TV. I think Oscoda is a good place to visit and I plan to visit this year. Thanks again keep up the good work.
Tue 2/12/2013 1:41 PM
Thomas Showers - Mason, MI

I enjoy this show, thank you for keeping the show on the air on WKAR TV station. I thank Oscoda is a good place to visit. I plan to visit Oscoda Michigan this year. Thanks again keep up the good work.
Fri 2/15/2013 11:18 AM
Michael Romzick - Bay City, MI
I saw the show about canoeing on the AuSable and camping and hiking in the National Forest. It was great and I am planning to go camping this year because of the show. Thanks.
Sat 2/16/2013 2:51 PM
Mary Orr - Rochester Hills, MI

I look forward to the program every week. It's wonderful. 
Sun 2/17/2013 12:53 PM
Kragh Hertel - Ada, MI

It was a very enticing show (Ontario Epic Ride). We really want to get over to Grey/Bruce areas to do some touring.
Sun 2/17/2013 1:41 PM
Cindy Henderson - Muskegon, MI

We try to catch your show as much as possible. My husband will even watch the repeats. We love how you highlight the Great Lakes area. Being from the eastern side of Michigan, I enjoy seeing areas I have not visited in many years as I now live on the "west coast." I am thinking however, a trip to Canada may be in order this year! We are fortunate to live in such a beautiful state that gives you a lot of material in which to formulate your program. 
Sun 2/17/2013 4:59 PM
John Jones - Fremont, MI

Tom. We have been a fan of show for years. We love the shows on Grey/Bruce region. We Hope to go there on a vacation and will use your site to help with planning. Also the sunrise side has a different vibe than west side, we love it and a lot of your photos are locations we have been. Look forward to upcoming shows.
Sat 2/23/2013 2:09 PM
Norman Haro - Livonia, MI

Love the show (Biking in Tawas). We have a cottage on the point and your show just highlighted the many things we love about Tawas. Plus you showed a few things we didn't know about the area. Thanks for the episode.
Sat 2/23/2013 12:42 PM
Michael Milford - Flushing, MI

I always look forward to watching your show. It is so informative and entertaining at the same time. My vacations are often inspired by the show.
Sat 2/23/2013 12:32 PM
Jeanette Cain - Lincoln Park, MI

I loved this show (Biking in Tawas). Thank you for providing great information and ideas. I love to be near water and I am looking for ideas for this summer. Thanks again.
Sun 2/24/2013 8:36 AM
Joseph Coakley - Macomb Township, MI
Loved it (Ontario Epic Ride)! I'm a motorcycle touring fanatic. Therefore I will be making this the tour of the Grey/Bruce area! Thank you!
Sun 2/24/2013 12:16 PM
Susan Frazier - Muskegon, MI

I really enjoyed seeing the best parts of Michigan. There are great trips within my backyard. Thanks.
Sun 2/24/2013 3:27 PM
Robert Sears - Coldwater, MI

My wife and I watched (Biking in Tawas) this Friday. We have never vacationed in this area of Michigan, but after seeing your show we truly intend to make this one of our next vacation stops. Keep up the great work. These shows are informing. Thanks.
Mon 2/25/2013 9:30 AM
David Prater - Galesburg, MI

I've never seen the show before and watched it with my kids. (Saw a) fantastic program on Tawas Bay. We're going to try and plan a trip there this summer.