At a time when the effects of climate change are becoming increasingly apparent, many folks are more interested in doing their part to leave a smaller footprint on the environment, whether through actions in their day-to-day lives or by choosing eco-friendly destinations when traveling. With respect to the latter, we have some thoughts. Whether it’s a Leave No Trace journey to pristine wilderness or an urban excursion to a city on the cutting edge of sustainability, here are a few of our favorite eco-friendly destinations in the United States.

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We completely support the notion of visiting eco-friendly destinations when traveling and hope some of these suggestions pique your interest. Have you visited any of the destinations on this list? Let us know!

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