Best Weekend Ever: Top chef cooking, extreme workouts and tennis in Australia

Let's gas up the jet and jack up the Fahrenheit on your Best Weekend Ever.

AUSTRALIAN OPEN: Trade that down coat for down under and the 101st Australian open. Global tennis superstars Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams will compete for a share of nearly $30 million, making it the highest paying tournament of all time. 

And as it's mid-summer in Melbourne, don't miss the chance to tour a city that's both lively and leafy.  

CELEBRITY CHEF TOUR: Goodbye woolens. Hello Waikiki.  Let's hit Hawaii for the Celebrity Chef Tour. Glance out at the magnificence of a Hawaiian sunset while watching the nation's top chefs preparing a mouth-watering multiple course dinner just for you. Proceeds from this unforgettable experience benefit the James Beard Foundation.

WODAPALOOZA: Fly to Miami for three days to watch hundreds of world-class workout fanatics compete in grueling workouts, pushing cross fit mania to its limits. These athletes are among the most versatile in the world - doing everything from kipping pull-ups, double-unders, muscle ups and rope climbs.

If you're not ready to compete, join the thousands who'll be checking out the action in  beautiful Bayfront Park. If you work up a hunger watching these monsters burn all those calories, hit South Beach for some of the nation's finest dining hot-spots.  

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