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 TV Poster Image
Curious kid's charming travels engage, teach young viewers.
Network: Online
(2015)
(2012)
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Super Wings TV Poster Image
Friendly planes' world travels teach kids multiculturalism.
Network: Universal Kids
(2015)
(2015)
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Doug Unplugs TV Poster Image
Robot ditches data downloads to experience life firsthand.
Network: Apple TV+
(2020)
(2020)
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Mighty Little Bheem: Festival of Colors TV Poster Image
OK celebration of Holi holiday has some cheeky characters.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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The Pack TV Poster Image
Kid-friendly dog adventure competition promotes safety.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2020)
(2020)
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Wapos Bay TV Poster Image
Gentle show teaches life lessons on a Cree reservation.
Network: Amazon Prime Video, Kanopy
(2020)
(2005)
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Elizabeth Stanton's Great Big World TV Poster Image
Celebs' philanthropic travels are great for curious kids.
Network: Syndicated
(2011)
(2011)
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Magic of Disney’s Animal Kingdom TV Poster Image
Compelling behind-the-scenes docu features animals galore.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
(2020)
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Our Planet TV Poster Image
Gorgeous docuseries features animal life, nature's wonders.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
(2019)
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Tiny World TV Poster Image
Amazing nature docu series will delight whole family.
Network: Apple TV+
(2020)
(2020)
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Wild Kratts: Alaska -- Hero's Journey TV Poster Image
More wildly engaging adventures from the brothers Kratt.
Network: PBS
(2017)
(2017)
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Alaska Animal Rescue TV Poster Image
Cinematic animal rescue show has some tough moments.
Network: Disney+, National Geographic Channel
(2020)
(2020)
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Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern TV Poster Image
Chef explores world's oddest culinary choices.
Network: Travel Channel
(2007)
(2006)
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Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? TV Poster Image
Smart series teaches kids about geography, world cultures.
Network: Discovery Family Channel
(2011)
(1994)
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Xploration Awesome Planet TV Poster Image
Inspiring, educational tour of planet's natural landmarks.
Network: Fox
(2014)
(2014)
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Big Crazy Family Adventure TV Poster Image
Fun reality about young family's epic journey to India.
Network: Travel Channel
(2015)
(2015)
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Discovery Atlas TV Poster Image
Stunning multimedia view of world's diversity.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2006)
(2006)
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The Open Road with Dr. Chris TV Poster Image
Aussie vet charms, explores world in family-friendly series.
Network: CBS
(2017)
(2016)
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Rick Steves' Europe TV Poster Image
Popular travel guide offers up history and practical tips.
Network: PBS
(2008)
(1991)
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Tiny Creatures TV Poster Image
Fun small animal stories feature harrowing moments.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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What Sam Sees TV Poster Image
Kid-friendly diving adventures educate and entertain.
Network: Disney+, NatGeoWild
(2020)
(2017)
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The Amazing Race TV Poster Image
Stressful global race features tense moments, teamwork.
Network: CBS, Travel Channel
(2006)
(2001)
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Flying Wild Alaska TV Poster Image
Alaska family pilots unfriendly skies in warm reality show.
Network: Discovery Channel
(2011)
(2011)
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American Pickers TV Poster Image
Hunt for antique treasures is a gem for history buffs.
Network: History
(2010)
(2010)
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Find Me in Paris TV Poster Image
Talented cast, sweet story sell time-travel teen dramedy.
Network: Hulu
(2018)
(2018)
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Great Migrations TV Poster Image
Nature's harsh realities may be too intense for young kids.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2010)
(2010)
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Nat Geo AMAZING! TV Poster Image
Curious fun, but some tales are iffy for littler kids.
Network: National Geographic Channel
(2010)
(2010)
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Rogue Trip TV Poster Image
Journalist and son adventure has insight, heart.
Network: Disney+
(2020)
(2020)
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Street Food: Latin America TV Poster Image
Food show is a window into Latin American cultures.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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Time Traveling with Brian Unger TV Poster Image
Visit U.S. locales, discover their past with engaging host.
Network: Travel Channel
(2015)
(2015)
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Alien Worlds TV Poster Image
Nature show uses aliens to reveal unique life on Earth.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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Down to Earth with Zac Efron TV Poster Image
Celeb's eco-travels more entertaining than informative.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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Chef Race: U.K. vs. U.S. TV Poster Image
Amazing Race meets Top Chef in juicy reality show.
Network: BBC America
(2012)
(2012)
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Globe Trekker TV Poster Image
Long-running adventure series has an educational angle.
Network: PBS
(2013)
(1994)
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Somebody Feed Phil TV Poster Image
Fun food tourism show features global cultures and cuisines.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2018)
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Taco Chronicles TV Poster Image
Food docuseries celebrates Mexico's favorite street food.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2019)
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World's Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji TV Poster Image
Epic reality competition is grueling, highlights teamwork.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2020)
(2020)
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Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown TV Poster Image
Award-winning travel, food show serves up strong language.
Network: CNN, Netflix
(2017)
(2013)
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Earth at Night in Color TV Poster Image
Nature show features nighttime predators, mating rituals.
Network: Apple TV+
(2020)
(2020)
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Long Way Up TV Poster Image
Friends bond, recharge electric Harleys in slow travel show.
Network: Apple TV+
(2020)
(2020)
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Better Late Than Never TV Poster Image
Fun male-bonding travel reality sends aging stars overseas.
Network: NBC
(2016)
(2016)
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Eater's Guide to the World TV Poster Image
Hipster food tourism show has profanity, sex talk.
Network: Hulu
(2020)
(2020)
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Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted TV Poster Image
Salty language in travel show honoring indigenous cuisine.
Network: National Geographic Channel, Disney+
(2020)
(2019)
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Ozzy & Jack's World Detour TV Poster Image
Rock royalty's road trip filled with history nuggets, fun.
Network: History
(2016)
(2016)
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Taste the Nation with Padma Lakshmi TV Poster Image
Lovely series explores varied food culture of America.
Network: Hulu
(2020)
(2020)
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Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations TV Poster Image
Foodie's world travels get pretty spicy.
Network: Travel Channel
(2006)
(2005)
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Emily in Paris TV Poster Image
Sexy, soapy serial has mature humor, lots of smoking.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
(2020)
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The Flight Attendant TV Poster Image
Frenetic, fun murder-mystery is bloody and boozy.
Network: HBO Max
(2020)
(2020)
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United Shades of America TV Poster Image
Documentary series spotlights marginalized communities.
Network: CNN
(2020)
(2016)
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Lost Resort TV Poster Image
Exotic wellness retreat reality show has some mature themes.
Network: TBS
(2020)
(2020)
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The Detour TV Poster Image
Funny family road trip is an edgy farce aimed at adults.
Network: TBS
(2016)
(2016)
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Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father TV Poster Image
Fun travel show has family, cursing, drinking, and heart.
Network: Netflix
(2017)
(2017)
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