15 Playlist Videos


DISCOVERING | Christmas on Mackinac Island

Episode 65 - Merry Christmas! Tonight we set sail to Mackinac Island for their annual Christmas tree lighting, visit America's oldest grocery store...

December 25, 2023


DISCOVERING | Dog Sledding in the U.P.

Episode 62 - I visited Nature's Kennel in McMillan for a winter adventure unlike any other - learning how to drive and care for your own dog sled ...

December 4, 2023


DISCOVERING | The Best Place to See the Northern Lights - The U.P. of course!

Episode 64 - Tonight we chase the Northern Lights. 2024 and 2025 look to be great years to see the Aurora Borealis and the U.P. is the best place t...

December 18, 2023


DISCOVERING | Huron Island Lighthouse & 2023 National Trappers Convention

Episode 45 - A visit to the Huron Island Lighthouse, located in the Huron National Wildlife Refuge, 3 miles off shore in Marquette County. A visit ...

July 31, 2023


DISCOVERING | Snowmobiling the Gogebic Area

Episode 22 - The U.P. is a top destination for snowmobiling. I head to Bergland to rent a snowmobile for the day to learn how to drive one (my firs...

February 13, 2023


Copper Country Curling | Curling in a Historic Calumet Mine Building

A historic drill house from the Upper Peninsula copper mining days turned into a curling rink. Calumet, Michigan is the center of the copper boom a...

January 19, 2023


Mackinac Island in the Winter

What is it like living on Mackinac Island in the winter? How do you get around? By snowmobile! What is open and what is there to see and do? I get ...

January 10, 2023


DISCOVERING | Squirrel Hunting | U.P. Winter Adventure List

Episode 012 - Cody Cass takes us squirrel hunting earlier this fall and whips up an easy and delicious squirrel recipe. I have my list of favorite ...

December 5, 2022


DISCOVERING | Backpacking the Porcupine Mountains in October

Rainstorms, washed out trails, muddy boots, starry nights and fall colors while hiking and camping along lakes and rivers in the Upper Peninsula wi...

November 19, 2022


Discovering Yooperlites

What is a Yooperlite? I chat with Erik Rintamaki, the guy who discovered Yooperlites, about what they are, how he found them, and how you can find ...

October 27, 2022


Wildcat Falls Community Forest

A hike with Northwoods Alliance to look at a lesser known waterfall in the U.P. called Wildcat Falls, tucked away in an old growth forest - the Wil...

September 29, 2022


Keweenaw Mountain Lodge - Copper Harbor

A look at the Keweenaw Mountain Lodge in the winter of 2021, under new ownership, some of the history and what they offer. And I try Altai Hok skis...

September 15, 2022


DISCOVERING | Abandoned Radar Base in the Keweenaw | Walleye Fishing the Bay of Green Bay

Episode 33 - We tour the abandoned Calumet Air Force Station, a Cold War era radar base tucked away on top of a mountain in the Keweenaw Peninsula....

May 1, 2023


DISCOVERING | Backyard Bird Count, Ice Fish Little Bay de Noc & Sauna on the Shores of Lake Superior

Episode 73 - A mixed bag of stories tonight! Dad and I take part in the Great Backyard Bird Count (I didn't do a great job). Ice fishing Little Bay...

February 19, 2024


DISCOVERING | Building the Chassell Historic Trail

Episode 80 - Follow a 5-year journey to build a historic walking trail at the former site of the Sturgeon River (Worcester) Lumber Mill in Chassell...

April 8, 2024