Samantha Brown's Great Weekends

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Episode Guide

    • Austin
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      6/26/08
      10
      Austin Texas and its music.
    • Dallas
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      7/11/09
      10
      Sam visits her birthplace, and learns what it takes to be a débutante.
    • Sundance
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      6/27/09
      10
      The Sundance movie Festival and Park City, Utah.
    • Maui: The Eco Show
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      6/20/09
      10
      An eco-friendly trip to Maui, Hawaii.
    • Montreal
      Montreal
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      6/13/09
      10
      The Canadian oyster-shucking champion, Playing cricket and samples poutine, a local fast-food staple.
    • Big Island
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      5/23/09
      10
      Hawaii's Big Island.
    • Atlanta
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      5/17/09
      10
      Braves, Fashion show and cooking with an "Iron Chef America" winner.
    • Savannah and Charleston
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      5/16/09
      10
      touring a old cemetery and jail.
    • Colorado
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      7/18/09
      10
      Breckenridge, Keystone and Copper Mountain.
    • Nashville
      Season 2 - Episode 16
      8/15/09
      10
      The country-music scene in Nashville.
    • Carnival Reunion Cruise
      Carnival Reunion Cruise
      Season 2 - Episode 19
      2/13/10
      10
      The Carnival Freedom cruise ship.
    • Ireland
      Ireland
      Season 3 - Episode 11
      8/31/10
      10

      Samantha travels to Ireland to learn more about the culture. She discovers some interesting facts about the history, culture, folklore, music and myths of Ireland, while also participating in some local traditions. Her travels also provide her with the chance to taste some local Irish dishes as some of the many restaurants in the area.

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    • San Jose
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      5/20/10
      10
      A circus while exploring San Jose.
    • Nantucket/Martha's Vineyard
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      5/27/10
      10
      Two islands off the coast of Cape Cod: Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard.
    • Palm Springs
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      5/27/10
      10

      Samantha visits Palm Springs, the place where Old Hollywood comes to play. She enjoys some of the popular attractions, restaurants, bars and other tourist attractions to combine all of the local hotspots into one weekend visit. She meets with locals to get their opinions on the best places to eat and play in Palm Springs.

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    • Route 66 Road Trip
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      5/20/10
      10
      A road trip on the historic Route 66.
    • Jersey Shore
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      5/13/10
      10
      The Jersey Shore.
    • Maine
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      5/6/10
      10
      Rockland, Maine and a ride on a vintage locomotive.
    • Minnesota
      Minnesota
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      5/16/09
      10
      Freezing temperatures while in Minnesota
    • Jamaica
      Jamaica
      Season 3 - Episode 10
      8/31/10
      10
      The jungle and a medicine man.
    • London
      London
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      7/24/08
      10
      Where to see the best views of the city for free. And a visit to a traditional West London pub.
    • New Hampshire
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      7/24/08
      10
      A visit to where Samantha grew up.
    • Miami
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      7/3/08
      10
      A weekend in South Beach Miami.
    • New Orleans
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      7/17/08
      10
      Music, dancing, bowling, and a bayou trip.
    • San Francisco
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      7/3/08
      10
      Some of the best places to eat.
    • Tuscany
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      7/10/08
      10
      Cooking Tuscan cuisine.
    • Cabo
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      7/17/08
      10
      Cabo from the show Samantha Brown's Great Weekends has Travel Channel show host Samantha Brown in Los Cabo, Mexico. The charming Ms. Brown steps away from the uproarious atmosphere for a relaxing weekend at a villa in Baja Sur just outside San Jose del Cabo. This Season 1 episode airing in July 2008, gives viewers/vacation destination seekers an opportunity to see a laid back spot away from crowded beaches and nightlife scenes.moreless
    • Orlando
      Orlando
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      7/10/08
      10
      Shopping, dinning, and the art scene.
    • Washington D.C.
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      8/7/08
      10
      On Samantha Brown's Great Weekends: Washington DC, Samantha explores a fun and different part of the city most tourists do not think of. She visits Jack's Boathouse along the Potomac River, where guests rent kayaks, canoes or paddle boards. She attends a poetry reading at Busboys and Poets. Samantha finishes her weekend off by enjoying a Sunday Drag-style Brunch and Perry's and walking around Eastern Market, exploring all the crafters and exhibits from over five states.moreless
    • Dude Ranch in Wyoming
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      8/14/08
      10
      Cowboy life and a rodeo.
    • Santa Barbara
      Santa Barbara
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      5/9/09
      10
      San Ysidro Ranch
    • Cabo
      Cabo
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      7/18/08
      10
      Los Cabos conjures up images of spring breakers and flowing tequila.
    • Brooklyn
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      9/4/08
      10
      Coney Island and the D.U.M.B.O. Neighborhood.
    • Cape Cod
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      8/28/08
      10
      Whale watching and Clamming.
    • Myrtle Beach
      Myrtle Beach
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      7/10/08
      10
      The beach bike trails and amusement parks.
    • Las Vegas
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      6/26/08
      10
      In this episode of Samantha Brown's Great Weekends, Samantha lets her wild side out in Las Vegas. She meets the Pussycat Dolls and tries her hand at their sexy choreography before sampling some of the city's most popular bars and restaurants, including the Double Down Saloon, Bartolotta Restaurant, and the Vox Wine Lounge.moreless
    • Santa Fe
      Santa Fe
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      8/21/08
      10
      Mountain biking and taking a hot air balloon ride.
    • Paris
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      7/10/08
      9.5
      Sightseeing in Paris.
    • New Orleans
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      6/17/10
      8.5

      Samantha travels to New Orleans to sample the best foods and attractions the city has to offer. She also gets a close at how the citizens of New Orleans are rebuilding the city and their lives after the devastating effect of hurricane Katrina that destroyed so much of the historical area.

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    • Chicago
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      5/30/09
      8.0
      Improv comedy show.
    • Philadelphia
      Philadelphia
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      5/9/09
      6.5
      Eastern State Penitentiary and a local watering hole for a game of Quizzo.
    • Boston
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      6/6/09
      5.5
      The city's food scene.
    • Florida Keys
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      8/1/09
      5.5
      A look at the Florida Keys.
    • Hawaii: Big Island
      Hawaii: Big Island
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      0.0
    • Boston: Off the Beaten Path
      Boston: Off the Beaten Path
      Season 2 - Episode 20
      6/9/10
      0.0
      Samantha Brown skips the history lesson diving into the culture of Boston!
    • Minnesota: Sam vs. Wild
      Season 2 - Episode 21
      5/9/09
      0.0
      Sam's heading out of her comfort zone and into the great white north.
    • The Eco Show
      The Eco Show
      Season 2 - Episode 22
      7/8/10
      0.0
      Sam experiences a first: she soaks up all the excitement of Maui.
    • Sam Brown's: Greek Islands
      Season 3 - Episode 18
      5/29/10
      0.0
      Like the mythical Sirens beckoning visitors with their seductive songs, the Greek Isles are calling to Samantha.
    • Circus
      Season 3 - Episode 16
      5/20/10
      0.0
      Samantha Brown's fulfilling everyone's childhood fantasy. Whether you're 5 or 50 years old, the sight of the big top tent turns everyone into a kid again. So, Sam's running away with the circus to San Jose!
    • Samantha Brown's Puerto Rico
      Season 3 - Episode 13
      8/31/10
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      Sam is finding out what life is like in Puerto Rico, from the beats of bomba and salsa to natural wonders like gorgeous beaches, a spectacular rainforest and an extensive cave system.
    • Samantha Brown's: Jamaica
      Season 3 - Episode 12
      8/31/10
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      Sam wants to find the "real" Jamaica beyond the all-inclusive resorts. She heads into the interior-where she discovers the natural wonder of the exotic jungle through the eyes of real Jamaican medicine men.
    • Samantha Brown's Vancouver
      Season 3 - Episode 17
      2/8/10
      0.0
      Samantha Brown's going for the gold in Vancouver, home of the 2010 Winter Olympics. As she makes her way through this cosmopolitan city, Sam experiences first hand its Olympic transformation along with all of its natural beauty.
    • Samantha Browns: Vancouver
      Season 3 - Episode 15
      11/3/10
      0.0
      Sam makes her way through this young, cosmopolitan city by foot, cycle, boat, plane and train to experience all the natural beauty, physical activities, food and culture this "fit city" has to offer.
    • Samantha Brown's Ireland
      Season 3 - Episode 14
      8/31/10
      0.0
      Samantha is in the West of Ireland and sets off to discover this side of the "Emerald Isle" through its folklore, stories and myths.
    • Montreal
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      7/25/09
      0.0
      This weekend Sam is leaving the States to savor the international city on our doorstep - Montreal, Canada. Sam takes on the Canadian Oyster shucking champion, samples Quebecois-inspired poutine and plays cricket as part of her international experience.
    • Santa Barbara: American Riviera
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      7/4/09
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      This weekend Sam is exploring the adventurous side of Santa Barbara. She tries the fastest-growing water sport on the planet and searches for Oprah Winfrey at the exclusive San Ysidro Ranch.
    • 12/19/09
      0.0
      New York at Christmas.
    • Smoky Mountains
      Season 2 - Episode 17
      8/22/09
      0.0
      Roughing it in the Smoky Mountains.
    • Smoky Mountains
      A night hike and a tour of underground caverns.
    • Memphis
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      8/8/09
      0.0
      Sam tours Graceland and Sun Studio and a battle-of-the-bands contest.
    • Los Angeles
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      9/11/08
      0.0
      A Movie screening.
    • Napa
      Napa
      Season 3 - Episode 8
      7/21/10
      0.0
      California's wine country.
    • Puerto Rico
      Puerto Rico
      Season 3 - Episode 9
      8/31/10
      0.0
      Beaches, rain forest, and caves.
    • Carnival Freedom
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      6/13/09
      0.0
      This weekend Samantha wants a real break - a place to kick back, chill out and get as far away from the daily grind as possible. That's why she's spending a long weekend aboard Carnival's Inspiration.
    • Philadelphia: Philly On a Budget
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      5/9/09
      0.0
      Sam's headed to the City of Brotherly Love with a mission to keep costs down but the fun-factor high as ever. Whether she's getting a boxing lesson or smashing glass for a continuing arts project, Sam's sparing no expense when it comes to pure enjoyment.
    • Minnesota
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      5/9/09
      0.0
      This weekend Sam's heading out of her comfort zone and into the great white north. With temperatures of minus 10 degrees in the frozen wilds of Minnesota, Sam will be pushed to the limit. After 48 hours, who will win: Sam or the wild?
    • Sante Fe
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      8/21/08
      0.0
      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.
    • Wyoming
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      8/14/08
      0.0
      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.
    • Interlaken, Switzerland
      Interlaken, Switzerland
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      9/23/08
      0.0
      Samantha Brown takes a tour of the heart of the Alps - Bernese Oberland.