Travel TV

Ready for a vacation but don't want the expense or hassle of getting away? You can tune into places all over the world thanks to the stellar television programming dedicated to uncovering places both exotic and familiar. Dive into the food scene of teeny towns around Europe or discover what kind of animals roam the African plains by night. You can take a virtual family vacation from the comfort of your couch with one of these terrific travel TV shows. For more ways to virtually explore the great wide world, check out these fab Travel Movies, and get ready for some serious globetrotting.

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Dougie in Disguise

age 3+

Curious kid's charming travels engage, teach young viewers.

Network: Online (2012)
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Super Wings

age 3+

Friendly planes' world travels teach kids multiculturalism.

Network: Universal Kids (2015)
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Doug Unplugs

age 4+

Robot ditches data downloads to experience life firsthand.

Network: Apple TV+ (2020)
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Mighty Little Bheem: Festival of Colors

age 4+

OK celebration of Holi holiday has some cheeky characters.

Network: Netflix (2020)
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The Pack

age 5+

Kid-friendly dog adventure competition promotes safety.

Network: Amazon Prime Video (2020)
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Wapos Bay

age 5+

Gentle show teaches life lessons on a Cree reservation.

Network: Amazon Prime Video, Kanopy (2005)
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Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World

age 6+

Celebs' philanthropic travels are great for curious kids.

Network: Syndicated (2011)
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Magic of Disney's Animal Kingdom

age 6+

Compelling behind-the-scenes docu features animals galore.

Network: Disney+ (2020)
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Our Planet

age 6+

Gorgeous docuseries features animal life, nature's wonders.

Network: Netflix (2019)
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Planet Earth

age 6+

Stunning high-def series spotlights world wonders.

Network: Discovery Channel (2006)
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Tiny World

age 6+

Amazing nature docu series will delight whole family.

Network: Apple TV+ (2020)
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Wild Kratts: Alaska -- Hero's Journey

age 6+

More wildly engaging adventures from the brothers Kratt.

Network: PBS (2017)
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Alaska Animal Rescue

age 7+

Cinematic animal rescue show has some tough moments.

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Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern

age 7+

Chef explores world's oddest culinary choices.

Network: Travel Channel (2006)
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Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?

age 7+

Smart series teaches kids about geography, world cultures.

Network: Discovery Family Channel (1994)
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Xploration Awesome Planet

age 7+

Inspiring, educational tour of planet's natural landmarks.

Network: Fox (2014)
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Big Crazy Family Adventure

age 8+

Fun reality about young family's epic journey to India.

Network: Travel Channel (2015)
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Discovery Atlas

age 8+

Stunning multimedia view of world's diversity.

Network: Discovery Channel (2006)
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The Open Road with Dr. Chris

age 8+

Aussie vet charms, explores world in family-friendly series.

Network: CBS (2016)
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Rick Steves' Europe

age 8+

Popular travel guide offers up history and practical tips.

Network: PBS (1991)
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