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Why Samantha Brown and AAA?

With a shared passion for travel, AAA has teamed up with Samantha Brown to explore the world, and we want you to come along on our next adventure. Together, we're making travel more accessible and tangible for everyone. Whether your penchant for adventure is watching "Samantha Brown's Places to Love" on PBS from the comfort of your home or jetting, cruising, hiking or biking near and far, together we make it fun and easy to experience the most engaging destinations throughout the world.

Let "Samantha Brown's Places to Love" take you on intimate journeys through places you dream about visiting or likely to a few you haven't yet thought of as vacation destinations. She will immerse you in the culture of each location and give you an insider's look at all the things not to miss. Samantha Brown will inspire you to travel, and when you're ready to go, your local AAA travel agency is ready to help you plan and book your grand adventure.

AAA has a wide selection of travel offerings packaged with exclusive savings and added benefits for AAA members plus a team of knowledgeable, experienced professionals ready to assist you with all your information gathering, planning and booking needs. AAA travel agents put their travel experience to work for you every step of the way to ensure your vacation meets your individual needs.

Explore our expanded vacation collection of cruises, guided tours and independent vacations that offer both traditional and exotic experiences in destinations throughout North and South America, Africa, Asia, Australia, the South Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Hawaii, Mexico and the Caribbean.

Also check out exclusive opportunities to vacation along with Samantha Brown herself! The current featured excursion is a cruise along the Danube River aboard AmaWaterways AmaMagna offering world-class service, fine dining, high-quality amenities and authentic experiences. Activity itineraries include cultural entertainment, immersive tours at each port and two Travel Talks with Samantha Brown.

Check out the details below and plan to travel with us. Samantha Brown and AAA - we know travel.

About Samantha Brown

Over the last 18 years, Samantha has traveled around the world visiting over 250 cities in 62 countries and 40 of the United States creating over 160 hours of television programming (and counting). After all of that traveling she reluctantly accepts her title as a travel expert, preferring jokingly the more humble title of Travel Goddess.

Samantha started her career at Travel Channel where she created many iconic series. A decade of series followed, including Great Hotels, Girl Meets Hawaii, Passport to Europe, Passport to Latin America, Green Getaways, Passport to China, Great Weekends and Samantha Brown's Asia. In 2017, Samantha moved from Travel Channel to PBS and created her new show there called Samantha Brown's Places to Love. Samantha's fun-loving style has made her a revered and engaging television personality whose approach is less expert, less host and more a person you would want to travel with. She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband and 5 year old twins.

In 2017, Samantha moved from Travel Channel to PBS to create her new show there called Samantha Brown's Places to Love. Places to Love takes viewers on a discovery of the emotional heart of travel by highlighting the people who are changing, challenging and strengthening a destination to deliver a decidedly refreshing and enriching travel experience.

Join us for 13 exciting new episodes for Season 2, sponsored by AAA Travel, airing on local PBS stations, websites and apps. Preview highlights of the entire season to see what's ahead, and enjoy sneak peeks of each episode.

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Lake Geneva, Switzerland

Santa Fe, NM

Seoul, South Korea

Lafeyette, LA

Rhine River Cruise

Naples, FL

New Zealand

Baltimore, MD

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