Travel Channel

Travel Channel (originally The Travel Channel from 1987 to 1999) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned as a joint venture between Scripps Networks Interactive (which owns 65% of the network) and Cox Communications (which owns the remaining 35% interest). The channel is headquartered in Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States.

It features documentaries, reality, and how-to shows related to travel and leisure around the United States and throughout the world. Programming has included shows on African animal safaris, tours of grand hotels and resorts, visits to significant cities and towns across the world, programming about various foods across the world, and programming about ghosts and the paranormal in notable buildings.

As of February 2015, Travel Channel is available to approximately 91.5 million pay television households (78.6% of households with television) in the United States.

Popular Travel Channel shows

This Season's Shows

  • Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations

    Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations

    In his Emmy Award winning series, Anthony Bourdain travels the globe to explore the cities, villages…

  • Booze Traveler

    Booze Traveler

    While working in the bars of South Boston, Jack Maxwell learned one thing - sit down with a stranger…

  • Expedition Unknown

    Expedition Unknown

    In the hit series Expedition Unknown, Travel Channel's witty explorer Josh Gates seeks answers to so…

  • Hotel Impossible

    Hotel Impossible

    Competition is fierce in the hotel business. Online review sites can kill a business' reputation wit…

  • Ghost Adventures

    Ghost Adventures

    Are you ready for the lockdown?Ghost Adventures crew -- Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Billy Tolley, and…

  • Mysteries at the Castle

    Mysteries at the Castle

    Behind the gates of the world's most impressive castles, manor houses and mansions are secrets waiti…

  • Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern

    Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern

    Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern is back with another round of exotic eats from around the globe! A…

  • Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations

    Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations

    Every traveler wants to try a crepe in Paris, gelato in Florence, Italy, or a po'boy in New Orleans.…

  • Breaking Borders

    Breaking Borders

    Breaking Borders follows seasoned journalist Mariana van Zeller and acclaimed chef Michael Voltaggio…

  • Big Crazy Family Adventure

    Big Crazy Family Adventure

    Travel writer, wilderness guide and photographer Bruce Kirkby, wife Christine and their two young ch…

  • Xtreme Waterparks

    Xtreme Waterparks

    Get ready for a wet and wild adventure! Xtreme Waterparks takes viewers on an all-access, adrenalin…

  • Time Traveling with Brian Unger

    Time Traveling with Brian Unger

    Time Traveling with Brian Unger goes where ordinary travelers can't, using eye-popping computer-gene…

  • Watt's World

    Watt's World

    In Watt's World follow journalist Nick Watt as he explores the world to answer burning questions suc…

  • Mysteries at the Monument

    Mysteries at the Monument

    Mysteries at the Monument host and history explorer Don Wildman investigates the world's most impres…

  • Food Paradise International

    Food Paradise International

    In Food Paradise International we've combed the world for the tastiest dishes in both legendary and…

  • Bikinis & Boardwalks

    Bikinis & Boardwalks

    From the sinfully delicious foods and the adrenaline-pumping thrill rides to the unexpected nearby a…

  • Epic Attractions

    Epic Attractions

    The biggest and most insane theme parks in the world are run like well-oiled machines. These parks a…

  • America the Beautiful

    America the Beautiful

    America's vast and iconic landscapes host climates and terrains that are as diverse as its people. I…

  • Thrill Factor

    Thrill Factor

    "Thrill Factor" explores the exciting world of thrill rides, waterslides and other heart-pumping exp…

  • Big Time RV

    Big Time RV

    On Big Time RV, RV experts at America's largest and most prestigious RV dealership assist RV lovers…

  • BBQ Crawl

    BBQ Crawl

    Grab a napkin -- you're gonna need it. BBQ Crawl is a mouth-watering road trip that follows former w…

  • Uncommon Grounds

    Uncommon Grounds

    Todd Carmichael's desire to push his own personal and professional limits takes him places known for…

  • Hotel Showdown

    Hotel Showdown

    Hotel Showdown is a winner-take-all competition in which 4 hotels go head-to-head for a $25,000 priz…

  • Resort Rescue

    Resort Rescue

    Bad customer service, unruly guests and dysfunctional employee-owner dynamics are all caught by host…

  • The Dead Files

    The Dead Files

    Physical medium Amy Allan and retired NYPD homicide detective Steve DiSchiavi combine their unique a…

  • Metropolis

    Metropolis

    "Metropolis" explores one important world city, uncovering rich historical secrets behind its extrao…

  • Mysteries at the Museum

    Mysteries at the Museum

    In Mysteries at the Museum, Don Wildman visits America's museums, where strange and curious remnants…

  • Mysteries at the Church

    Mysteries at the Church

    From soaring cathedrals to intimate chapels, sanctuaries of all faiths provide a beacon for seekers…

  • Extreme RVs

    Extreme RVs

    Extreme RVs features rolling mansions with incredible amenities and designs that put most homes to s…

  • Hello Goodbye

    Hello Goodbye

    Hello Goodbye captures some of life's most precious moments as regular, everyday people arrive and d…

  • Secret Eats with Adam Richman

    Secret Eats with Adam Richman

    Adam Richman crisscrosses the country on the ultimate quest to uncover unique, surprising and deli…

  • America Declassified

    America Declassified

    There are places in America shrouded in mystery, secrecy, and conspiracy theories. Unmarked buildin…

  • Off the Map: Extra Shannenigans

    "Off the Map: Extra Shannenigans" is co-hosted by Shannen Doherty (Beverly Hills 90210, Charmed) and…

  • Life on Tour

    Life on Tour is a new reality series that follows musicians on tour as they explore cities across Am…

  • World Access

    World Access

    There are amazing landscapes, breathtaking hidden locations, and odd tourist destinations that few v…

  • Rev Runs Around the World

    Rev Runs Around the World

    Rev Run is embarking on his next adventure, but this time with his family. After spending years trav…

  • Track Down Samantha Brown

    Track Down Samantha Brown is a Travel Channel exclusive reality series where Samantha visits differe…

  • Planet Primetime

    Planet Primetime

    Karla Cavalli is crossing the globe exploring some of the weirdest, wildest, funniest, and most popu…

  • Ghost Adventures: Aftershocks

    Ghost Adventures: Aftershocks

    The Ghost Adventures crew has investigated over 100 terrifying locations across America and all over…

  • Could I Live There?

    Could I Live There?

    Faced with relocating to a foreign country, families hop a jet and take three days to experience th…

  • Follow Your Past

    Follow Your Past

    "Follow Your Past" is a series that follows average Americans on a journey to breathtaking locations…

  • Deadly Possessions

    Deadly Possessions

    Zak Bagans is fulfilling a lifelong dream of opening a museum in downtown Las Vegas, full of the hau…

  • The Best Place to Be

    The Best Place to Be

    The Best Place to Be follows A-List celebrities as they take us on an all-access trip to their favo…

  • Celebrity Adventure Club

    Celebrity Adventure Club

    Celebrity Adventure Club hands the camera to some of the most fascinating people in the world and a…

  • Bert the Conqueror

    Bert the Conqueror

    Professional fun-seeker and travel enthusiast Bert Kreischer is back in Season Three of Bert the Co…

  • Dartboard Road Trip

    Dartboard Road Trip

    Hit the road with Brian Unger as he puts together the perfect trip itinerary by throwing darts at a…

  • Food Paradise

    Food Paradise

    We're serving up hefty plates of the country's tastiest, most mouthwatering and decadent meals. We'…

  • Top Secret Swimming Holes

    Top Secret Swimming Holes

    You've never seen swimming holes like these! We're on a mission to uncover the world's most seclude…

  • Life's a Beach

    Life's a Beach

    So many people work year in year out for those brief vacations, dreaming of escaping permanently to…

  • Andrew Zimmern's Driven by Food

    Andrew Zimmern's Driven by Food

    Andrew Zimmern knows the best way to experience a new place is to follow the locals. With a cab dri…

  • Think You Know

    Think You Know

    Brian Unger uncovers the quirkiest facts and secrets of some of America's best-known cities.

  • Street Eats

    Street Eats

    Street Eats travels to Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Europe bringing you the bes…

  • Hungrytown, U.S.A.

    Hungrytown, U.S.A.

    "Hungrytown, U.S.A." pays a visit to towns all across America with names so good you could eat them…

  • Dangerous Grounds

    Dangerous Grounds

    Todd Carmichael travels the globe, hunting for the highest-grade coffee in the world. Why? Because n…

  • American Declassified: Extra Intel

    There are places in America shrouded in mystery, secrecy, and conspiracy theories. Unmarked buildin…

  • Great Food, Weird Place

    Great Food, Weird Place

    Josh Stone scours Los Angeles to seek out the most delicious food in the most unexpected places.

  • Deep Fried America

    Food Network Star winner Jay Ducote is on a mission to find the craziest and most mouth-watering de…

  • Island Hopping

    Island Hopping

    Born and raised on the island of Jamaica, sisters and travel connoisseurs, Suzanne and Michelle Rou…

  • Buffet Bros

    Buffet Bros

    Join Buffet Bros Ben Vaughn and Jeff Morris as they travel America in search of the best buffets. F…

  • My Celeb Travel Agent

    Follow Entertainment Tonight co-host Kevin Frazier as he travels to a new city armed with cool and…

  • Island Fever

    Join drummer Stewart Copeland as he tours the world's most vibrant islands. Determined to soak up t…

  • Guiding Alaska

    Guiding Alaska

    Located 300 miles from the nearest civilization, Tikchik Narrows Lodge is the wildest Alaskan trave…

  • America Uncovered

    America Uncovered

    Join Brian Unger as he travels the country, revealing surprising stories of the all-American people,…

  • Advance Team

    Advance Team

    On Advance Team, join Jason Kessler and Jeff Miller as they determine if the activities at the worl…

  • Boat Buyers

    Boat Buyers

    Life is better on a boat! Follow couples and families as they go on a wild hunt for their dream boa…

  • Bear with Me

    Bear with Me

    On Bear with Me, wildlife expert Casey Anderson lives on the edge of Yellowstone National Park in P…

  • National Parks Top 10

    National Parks Top 10

    We explore the secret wonders at the most popular park destinations and uncover the best food, the b…

  • Cheat Day Chowdown

    Cheat Day Chowdown

    Everyone knows that vacation calories don't count, so whenever Dave Stone and Lisa Best are in a new…

  • Wild, Wild Quest

    Wild, Wild Quest

    Armed with only a pickup truck, a knack for charming intel out of tight-lipped locals and a willingn…

  • Play to Stay

    "Play to Stay" is a 30 minute long weekly game show on the Travel Channel that follows two travelers…

  • Everest Air

    Everest Air

    Standing at a jaw-dropping 29,029 feet above sea level, Mount Everest is the climber's trophy that m…

  • Strange Trips

    Somewhere near the corner of "never been there" and "never done that" lie destinations your travel a…

  • Andrew Zimmern's Bucket List

    Andrew Zimmern's Bucket List

    Andrew Zimmern, the man who has been everywhere and eaten everything, now shares his personal bucket…

  • Boy to Man

    Boy to Man

    Adventurer and filmmaker Tim Noonan immerses himself in unique native cultures as he travels the glo…

  • Booze Traveler: Best Bars

    Booze Traveler: Best Bars

    OnBooze Traveler: Best Bars, Jack takes viewers on a global bar crawl, seeing the world's best bars.

  • Hotel Impossible: Showdown

    Hotel Impossible: Showdown

    Hotel Impossible: Showdown is a winner takes all competition, where four amazing hotels, inns and B&…

  • Top Secret Beaches

    Top Secret Beaches

    Time to spread out that towel and soak it all in as seasoned beachcombers reveal the hidden routes…

  • Guest House Goldmine

    Guest House Goldmine

    In Guest House Goldmine we follow Ben Sargent who specializes in creating one-of-a-kind rentable ret…

  • Caribbean Pirate Gold

    Caribbean Pirate Gold

    Follow Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau as they explore the Caribbean by boat, investigating legends of…

  • Life's a Trip

    Life's a Trip

    Epic journeys are a family tradition in the Warburton clan, and Patrick and his eldest son, Talon, a…

  • Daycation

    Daycation

    Daycation is about the best and unique experiences a city has to offer, with bloggers Harry Yuan and…

  • Top Secret Waterfalls

    Top Secret Waterfalls

    In Top Secret Waterfalls the planet's most perfect and hidden sound machines are explored.

  • Trip Testers

    Trip Testers

    On Trip Testers, join Jason Kessler and Jeff Miller as they determine if the activities at the world…

  • Shark Trackers

    Shark Trackers

    Ocean explorer Chris Fischer, along with a team of fisherman and scientists, including his wife, Mel…

  • The Trip

    The Trip

    The Trip is an annual event that has aired on the Travel Channel since 2014. Viewers submit up to tw…

  • Honeymoon Hunters

    Honeymoon Hunters

    On Honeymoon Hunters, Travel Channel gives couples the chance of a lifetime as they set off on a wh…

  • Weird America

    Weird America

    Irish comic Kevin McGahern is on a quest to find the weirdest sights in the USA. He starts in New Je…

  • Yes Man

    Yes Man

    On Yes Man, comedian and social media star Ricky Smith travels to experience the craziest things to…

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