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The Best Travel Channel TV Shows

Updated February 3, 2021 3.3k votes 911 voters 34.3k 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

    Premiered2008

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    #93 of 127 The Best Shows Currently On The Air#25 of 71 The Most Exciting Reality Shows Ever Made

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    Premiered2015

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    Premiered2006

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    The Dead Files

    Steve DiSchiavi, Matthew Anderson

    Premiered2011

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    #37 of 63 The Creepiest Shows In TV History#2 of 25 The Best Psychic & Medium Paranormal Reality Shows

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    Premiered2005

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    Premiered2009

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    Monumental Mysteries

    Don Wildman

    Premiered2013

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    Man v. Food

    Adam Richman, Joey Chestnut

    Premiered2008

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    #221 of 340 The Best TV Shows of The Last 20 Years#197 of 277 The Best Reality TV Shows Ever

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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

    Premiered2007

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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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    The Layover

    Anthony Bourdain, Gabriele Bonci

    Premiered2011

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    #43 of 77 The Best Cooking TV Shows of All Time#3 of 5 The Best Anthony Bourdain Shows, Ranked

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    Mysterious Journeys

    Erik Todd Dellums

    Premiered2002

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    Hotel Impossible

    Anthony Melchiorri, Blanche Garcia

    Premiered2012

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    Kindred Spirits

    Amy Bruni, Adam Berry

    Premiered2016

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    #11 of 47 The Best Paranormal Reality Shows#39 of 92 The Best Paranormal TV Shows

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    Globe Trekker

    Christina Chang, Megan McCormick

    Premiered1994

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    #8 of 45 The Best Travel TV Shows#13 of 54 The Best Travel Documentary TV Shows

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    Bert the Conqueror

    Bert Kreischer

    Premiered2010

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    John Ratzenberger's Made in America

    John Ratzenberger

    Premiered2004

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    Ghost Brothers: Haunted Houseguests

    Dalen Spratt, Juwan Mass

    Premiered2019

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    #23 of 44 The Best Guilty Pleasure TV Shows of the Last Few Years#57 of 61 The Best Current Black TV Shows

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    Ghost Nation

    Jason Hawes, Steve Gonsalves

    Premiered2019

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    #247 of 285 The Best TV Shows Returning In 2021#167 of 192 The Best Crime Shows on TV Right Now

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    Hotel Impossible Undercover

    Anthony Melchiorri

    Premiered2014

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    Great Hotels

    Samantha Brown

    Premiered2001

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    Madventures

    Riku Rantala, Tuomas Milonoff

    Premiered2002

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    Passport to Latin America

    Samantha Brown

    Premiered2007