We have three exclusive clips from the season premiere of Samantha Brown's Great Weekends, which kicks off with the Santa Barbara: American Riviera episode on Saturday, May 9 at 10 PM ET on the Travel Channel. Click below for our exclusive clips that give a little sneak peek into the new series before its premiere.

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.