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Samantha Brown is back with her definitive guide to the very best in weekend getaways! From South Beach to New York, from Austin to Boston — Passport to Great Weekends will have Sam traveling to destinations all across the U.S. and a few select quick-trip locales in Mexico and Europe. Let Samantha take you to all of her go-to hotels, restaurants and activities in each city . . . plus some personal off-the-beaten-path discoveries that she doesn't normally share! Think you need more than a weekend for a great escape? Think again!

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Samantha Brown is back with her definitive guide to the very best in weekend getaways! From South Beach to New York, from Austin to Boston — Passport to Great Weekends will have Sam traveling to destinations all across the U.S. and a few select quick-trip locales in Mexico and Europe. Let Samantha take you to all of her go-to hotels, restaurants and activities in each city . . . plus some personal off-the-beaten-path discoveries that she doesn't normally share! Think you need more than a weekend for a great escape? Think again!

    • EPISODE 1

    Las Vegas

    Sam's been to Las Vegas before, but on this weekend trip she's decided to throw caution to the wind. She unleashes her inner sexy with the Pussy Cat Dolls, tends bar at the Double Down, and lives life at 165 miles per hour in the Las Vegas fast lane.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Sam's been to Las Vegas before, but on this weekend trip she's decided to throw caution to the wind. She unleashes her inner sexy with the Pussy Cat Dolls, tends bar at the Double Down, and lives life at 165 miles per hour in the Las Vegas fast lane.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Austin

    Though Sam's been to Austin before, this time she's going on a musical vacation and is determined to get the song of the city under her skin. Along the way, she'll discover the city truly dances to the beat of its own drum.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Though Sam's been to Austin before, this time she's going on a musical vacation and is determined to get the song of the city under her skin. Along the way, she'll discover the city truly dances to the beat of its own drum.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 3

    San Francisco

    Samantha loves good food and wine and San Francisco is the perfect place to get it. Sam will be re-visiting some of her favorite foodie haunts, plus she'll also be exploring some of the city's most exciting new foodie phenomena.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Samantha loves good food and wine and San Francisco is the perfect place to get it. Sam will be re-visiting some of her favorite foodie haunts, plus she'll also be exploring some of the city's most exciting new foodie phenomena.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 4

    Miami

    This weekend Samantha's rounded up two friends for a girlie getaway to South Beach. Sam's arranged for visits to the Delano Hotel, a trip to her favorite South Beach salon, dinner at Haitian restaurant Tap Tap, and dancing and shopping.

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    • 21 Minutes

    This weekend Samantha's rounded up two friends for a girlie getaway to South Beach. Sam's arranged for visits to the Delano Hotel, a trip to her favorite South Beach salon, dinner at Haitian restaurant Tap Tap, and dancing and shopping.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 5

    Orlando

    This weekend Sam's exploring Orlando's neighborhoods, meeting locals and discovering things to do including the great shopping and dining district of Winter Park, the downtown art-scene and a fantastic soul food eatery called Johnson's.

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    This weekend Sam's exploring Orlando's neighborhoods, meeting locals and discovering things to do including the great shopping and dining district of Winter Park, the downtown art-scene and a fantastic soul food eatery called Johnson's.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 6

    Myrtle Beach

    This weekend Samantha's heading to sunny Myrtle Beach in South Carolina. It's famous for golf, but Sam's not big on golfing - so what else is there to do? Samantha hits the beach, bike trails and amusement parks, and goes crabbing with the Crab Cake Lady.

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    This weekend Samantha's heading to sunny Myrtle Beach in South Carolina. It's famous for golf, but Sam's not big on golfing - so what else is there to do? Samantha hits the beach, bike trails and amusement parks, and goes crabbing with the Crab Cake Lady.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 7

    New Orleans

    This weekend, Samantha's in New Orleans. A weekend there wouldn't be complete without music, plus dancing at a bowling alley which doubles as a live music venue. Sam also gets up close and personal with a gator during a backwater bayou trip.

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    • 21 Minutes

    This weekend, Samantha's in New Orleans. A weekend there wouldn't be complete without music, plus dancing at a bowling alley which doubles as a live music venue. Sam also gets up close and personal with a gator during a backwater bayou trip.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 8

    Cabo

    Los Cabos, Mexico evokes images of spring breakers and tequila. But on Sam's first visit to Baja Sur, she chooses to spend a weekend off the beaten path. She's rented a villa just outside San Jose del Cabo, an artistic town packed with personality.

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    Los Cabos, Mexico evokes images of spring breakers and tequila. But on Sam's first visit to Baja Sur, she chooses to spend a weekend off the beaten path. She's rented a villa just outside San Jose del Cabo, an artistic town packed with personality.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 9

    London

    This weekend Samantha avoids the tourist traps and explores locals' London: She visits a traditional west London pub and gets taken out for an Indian meal. Plus, how to get one of the best views in London -- for free!

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    • 21 Minutes

    This weekend Samantha avoids the tourist traps and explores locals' London: She visits a traditional west London pub and gets taken out for an Indian meal. Plus, how to get one of the best views in London -- for free!

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 10

    New Hampshire

    On this trip Sam heads back to the seacoast of New Hampshire, where she grew up. She visits some of her favorite haunts and places she dreamed of exploring but never had a chance to when she lived there. And there are some surprises in store as well.

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    On this trip Sam heads back to the seacoast of New Hampshire, where she grew up. She visits some of her favorite haunts and places she dreamed of exploring but never had a chance to when she lived there. And there are some surprises in store as well.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 11

    Washington D.C.

    Sam's got 48 hours in the nation's capital - but this isn't your average trip to DC. This weekend Samantha's exploring the colorful, fun side of DC - eating Ethiopian food, checking out a bohemian poetry event in U Street, and shopping in Eastern Market.

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    Sam's got 48 hours in the nation's capital - but this isn't your average trip to DC. This weekend Samantha's exploring the colorful, fun side of DC - eating Ethiopian food, checking out a bohemian poetry event in U Street, and shopping in Eastern Market.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 12

    Wyoming

    This weekend Samantha's spending time in Cody, Wyoming, the rodeo capital of the world. She's staying at a nearby working dude ranch and getting immersed in all things cowboy. Sam takes on the daily chores of the ranch and participates in a rodeo.

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    This weekend Samantha's spending time in Cody, Wyoming, the rodeo capital of the world. She's staying at a nearby working dude ranch and getting immersed in all things cowboy. Sam takes on the daily chores of the ranch and participates in a rodeo.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 13

    Sante Fe

    This weekend Sam's in Santa Fe to work out her body and her mind. She'll do some mountain biking and ballooning, and take a journey into the world of alternative therapies. But even though she's on a health kick, she'll sneak out for some drinks, too.

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    This weekend Sam's in Santa Fe to work out her body and her mind. She'll do some mountain biking and ballooning, and take a journey into the world of alternative therapies. But even though she's on a health kick, she'll sneak out for some drinks, too.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 14

    Cape Cod

    Pristine beaches, unlimited fresh seafood and whale expeditions are just part of the makeup of New England's celebrated outdoor paradise, Cape Cod. This weekend Sam will join its vacationers and locals as they soak up the outdoors, clam hunt and party.

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    • 21 Minutes

    Pristine beaches, unlimited fresh seafood and whale expeditions are just part of the makeup of New England's celebrated outdoor paradise, Cape Cod. This weekend Sam will join its vacationers and locals as they soak up the outdoors, clam hunt and party.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 15

    Los Angeles

    What do a surfing Rabbi, fire dancers, a magical castle and a movie screening in a Hollywood cemetery have in common? Prepare yourself for an unpredictable and exciting weekend as Sam experiences the wild and colorful side of Los Angeles and its residents!

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    What do a surfing Rabbi, fire dancers, a magical castle and a movie screening in a Hollywood cemetery have in common? Prepare yourself for an unpredictable and exciting weekend as Sam experiences the wild and colorful side of Los Angeles and its residents!

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 16

    Brooklyn

    This weekend Samantha's checking out NYC's coolest borough, Brooklyn! Move over Manhattan, Sam will be taking a very different bite out of the Big Apple. From DUMBO's art scene, to Coney Island's sideshows, this is the place where Sam calls home.

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    This weekend Samantha's checking out NYC's coolest borough, Brooklyn! Move over Manhattan, Sam will be taking a very different bite out of the Big Apple. From DUMBO's art scene, to Coney Island's sideshows, this is the place where Sam calls home.

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    • 21 Minutes
    • EPISODE 17

    Paris

    Sam's in Paris for a weekend in the most romantic city in the world. She's checking out a bookstore on the banks of the River Seine, revisiting her favorite bistro and sightseeing on a bicycle to prove that Paris can be romantic with or without a partner.

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    Sam's in Paris for a weekend in the most romantic city in the world. She's checking out a bookstore on the banks of the River Seine, revisiting her favorite bistro and sightseeing on a bicycle to prove that Paris can be romantic with or without a partner.

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    • 20 Minutes
    • EPISODE 18

    Tuscany

    Sam's heading to Florence, her favorite Tuscan city. It's a place for great art, cappuccino and rooms with a view. In just 48 hours Sam checks out the dreaming spires of the city, masters a Vespa scooter and learns to cook some Tuscan cuisine.

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    Sam's heading to Florence, her favorite Tuscan city. It's a place for great art, cappuccino and rooms with a view. In just 48 hours Sam checks out the dreaming spires of the city, masters a Vespa scooter and learns to cook some Tuscan cuisine.

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