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The Best Travel Channel TV Shows

Updated February 3, 2021 3.6k votes 922 voters 34.6k views30 items

List RulesVote up the best original TV shows that have ever debuted on The Travel Channel.

This list of the top current and canceled Travel Channel shows of all time includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best Travel Channel TV shows of all time includes old Travel Channel shows, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list.

Answering the question, “What is the best Travel Channel show of all time?”, this list includes favorites like Ghost Adventures, Expedition Unknown, and Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations. If you're interested in the travel and the supernatural then there’s everything from The Dead Files to Into The Unknown. For foodies, Travel Channel has you covered with series like Bizarre Foods with Andew Zimmern and Man v. Food.

What are the best Travel Channel TV series ever? Vote up the best Travel Channel shows, or use this list to build a whole new one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion.

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    Ghost Adventures

    Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin

    PremieredOctober 17, 2008

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    PremieredJanuary 8, 2015

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    PremieredFebruary 26, 2007

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    PremieredJuly 25, 2005

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    #2 of 45 The Best Travel TV Shows#2 of 82 The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time

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    The Dead Files

    Steve DiSchiavi, Matthew Anderson

    PremieredSeptember 23, 2011

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    #37 of 64 The Creepiest Shows In TV History#2 of 25 The Best Psychic & Medium Paranormal Reality Shows

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    Premiered2009

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    Man v. Food

    Adam Richman, Joey Chestnut

    PremieredDecember 3, 2008

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    #217 of 320 The Best TV Shows of The Last 20 Years#14 of 46 The Best Food Travelogue TV Shows

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    Monumental Mysteries

    Don Wildman

    Premiered2013

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    1,000 Places to See Before You Die

    Albin Ulle, Melanie Ulle

    Premiered2007

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    Food Paradise

    Mason Pettit

    PremieredDecember 17, 2007

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    Ripley's Believe It or Not!

    Bruce Campbell, Dean Cain

    Premiered1949

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    Passport to Europe

    Samantha Brown

    Premiered2004

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    Hotel Impossible

    Anthony Melchiorri, Blanche Garcia

    Premiered2012

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    The Layover

    Anthony Bourdain, Gabriele Bonci

    PremieredNovember 21, 2011

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    Bert the Conqueror

    Bert Kreischer

    PremieredJune 16, 2010

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    Kindred Spirits

    Amy Bruni, Adam Berry

    PremieredOctober 21, 2016

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    #9 of 47 The Best Paranormal Reality Shows#39 of 93 The Best Paranormal TV Shows

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    Mysterious Journeys

    Erik Todd Dellums

    Premiered2002

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    Ghost Brothers: Haunted Houseguests

    Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass

    Premiered2019

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    Hotel Impossible Undercover

    Anthony Melchiorri

    Premiered2014

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    Ghost Nation

    Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves

    PremieredOctober 11, 2019

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    Madventures

    Riku Rantala, Tuomas Milonoff

    Premiered2002

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    Passport to Latin America

    Samantha Brown

    Premiered2007

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    Globe Trekker

    Christina Chang, Megan McCormick

    Premiered1994

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    John Ratzenberger's Made in America

    John Ratzenberger

    Premiered2004

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    Great Hotels

    Samantha Brown

    Premiered2001