Travel Hosts Exposed, Week of Jan 5, 2011

Steven Rinella's son Jim gets a taste of the Wild, Andrew Zimmern celebrates the New Year in Maui and more.

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Black Swan Inn
Black Swan Inn

Black Swan Inn

Nick takes a quick break in a rocking chair on the Black Swan Inn’s wraparound porch. 960 1280

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Black Swan Inn

Black Swan Inn

Heinrich Mahler built the Black Swan Inn in 1867 -- 25 years after these grounds were the site of the Battle of Salado. The bloody skirmish between the Mexican army and a small Texas militia resulted in 60 Mexican deaths. 960 1280

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Black Swan Inn

Black Swan Inn

The guys suspect that the hauntings are caused by an unrested spirit from the Battle of Salado, and they hope to find support of this during the evening's lockdown. 960 1280

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Black Swan Inn

Black Swan Inn

Owner Jo Ann Rivera’s 9-year-old daughter, Madison, has seen a dark spirit in her room at night. 960 1280

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Black Swan Inn

Black Swan Inn

Jo Ann shares that she was groped by a dark spirit in her kitchen and felt the presence of a large male spirit in the law library. 960 1280

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Black Swan Inn

Black Swan Inn

In the heart of San Antonio, the Black Swan Inn sits along the banks of the Salado River. 960 1280

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Nick and Aaron film Zak

Nick and Aaron film Zak

Nick and Aaron film Zak as he discusses the dark history behind the Black Swan Inn and the Battle of Salado. 960 1280

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The guys in San Antonio

The guys in San Antonio

The guys explore the 35 acres of the Black Swan Inn with a metal detector. 960 1280

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The guys in San Antonio

The guys in San Antonio

The Black Swan Inn is surrounded by century-old oak and pecan trees, and the guys venture into these woods for answers. 960 1280

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The guys in San Antonio

The guys in San Antonio

Will the GAC find artifacts near the Black Swan Inn from the Battle of Salado Creek that took place in 1842? 960 1280

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Photos

The crew gets a tour of Eastern State Penitentiary. 960 1280

  

Nick investigates near one of the cells. 960 1280

  

Interior of one of the cells at Eastern State Penitentiary. 960 1280

  

Sean Kelley gives Zak a tour of Al Capone's cell. 960 1280

  

A dilapidated corridor at Eastern State Penitentiary. 960 1280

  

An exterior view of one of the prison's guard towers. 960 1280

  

Eastern State Penitentiary's death ledger. 960 1280

  

The crew gets a better look at the death ledger. 960 1280

  

Zak investigates Cellblock 12 during the lockdown. 960 1280

  

Nick taunts an inmate on Cellblock 12. 960 1280

  

Aaron tries to keep his cool while investigating the infirmary. 960 1280

  

Aaron straps Zak into the 'mad chair' in an attempt to provoke the spirits. 960 1280

  

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Nick films Zak chewing a piece of gum he removed from Seattle's infamous "gum wall." 960 1280

  

Exterior shot of Kell's Irish Pub, formerly known as E.R. Butterworth & Sons Mortuary. 960 1280

  

Zak, Nick and Aaron get ready for a shot in front of Seattle's Public Market. 960 1280

  

Zak talks to Karen McAleese, owner of Kell's Pub, while Nick prepares to film the interview. 960 1280

  

Zak, Nick and Aaron walk through an alley in Seattle. 960 1280

  

Zak interviews ghost expert Mercedes Yaeger, while Nick and Aaron film them and Matthew Matosian records the audio. 960 1280

  

Zak and Nick film a segment by the bay, with the city in the background. 960 1280

  

Zak and ghost expert Mercedes Yaeger look at some photographs. 960 1280

  

Nick and Aaron check out a magic shop in Seattle. 960 1280

  

Interior view of Kell's Irish Pub. 960 1280

  

Back At It

Back At It

The Ghost Adventures hosts (left to right) Jay Wasley, Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, and Billy Tolley outside of the Riviera Hotel. They are returning after 4 years to investigate one last time before the Riviera is demolished. 960 1280

  

The Riviera

The Riviera

The Rivera Hotel in Las Vegas, NV is a historic part of the area and was once a former bustling casino where greats such as Frank Sinatra and Barbara Streisand performed. 960 1280

  

Broken Room

Broken Room

Once an opulent, sought-after tourist destination, the Rivera Hotel fell on hard financial times and finaly shutterd in 2015. 960 1280

  

Elevators

Elevators

Zak Bagans stands in an elevator in the Riviera Hotel. 960 1280

  

Riviera Exterior

Riviera Exterior

The pool at the Riviera Hotel where a woman committed suicide on May 24th, 2015 after the hotel was closed down. 960 1280

  

Empty Interior

Empty Interior

An empty game floor at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. 960 1280

  

Filming History

Filming History

Zak Bagans filming the location where the Historic Crazy Girls Statue used to be located. 960 1280

  

For Your Entertainment

For Your Entertainment

Zak Bagans at the Riviera Hotel theater where many great entertainers have performed such as Frank Sinatra and Barbara Streisand. 960 1280

  

Casino Cash-Out

Casino Cash-Out

The Cashier and Players Club in the Riviera Hotel. This is where patrons used to cash out after they were done at the Riviera's casino. 960 1280

  

Freemont Street

Freemont Street

The Ghost Adventures Crew sets out on Fremont Street in Las Vegas, NV, to find 4 lucky fan to hunt ghosts at the Riviera. 960 1280

  

Las Vegas, Baby

Las Vegas, Baby

Zak Bagans and the GAC film in front of the iconic Las Vegas sign with 4 lucky fans who will join their investigate at the Riviera later that night. 960 1280

  

Room with a View

Room with a View

Las Vegas, NV where the Riviera Hotel used to be an integral part of the city's entertainment. 960 1280

  

Goodbye, Riviera

Goodbye, Riviera

Zak and Aaron watch the demolition of the Riviera Hotel and other casinos on the strip in an old theater. 960 1280

  

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