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5 Fantastic Top Travel Destinations For Ecotourism

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You may be concerned about sustainability, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t still have a fun trip. If you are concerned about living an environmentally friendly lifestyle, there are still plenty of great places that you can visit. These places are more concerned with sustainability than many other places around the world.

What You Need to Know When Planning an Eco-friendly Trip

Are you ready to plan your trip to an exotic location that shares your commitment to sustainability? You need to make sure that you find the right place.

Anytime is a good time to take a look at possible ecotourist destinations to take your next vacation. The world is full of fascinating and fun destinations – whether you want to visit other countries or keep your travel closer to home. Below are the X most fun destinations that are sure to make your “Must See” list!

Las Vegas Nevada

Las Vegas Nevada

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You probably wouldn’t think of Las Vegas as a place for ecotourism. The city has taken a surprising interest in green living in recent years. It has become one of the biggest cities for solar energy and has started taking a number of steps to manage resources better to reduce its environmental footprint.

Situated out in the middle of the desert in the Western United States truly, Las Vegas lives up to its name as the City that Never Sleeps. It doesn’t matter if you want to stay up all night and play bingo games or Blackjack, or if you want to kick back and relax by the hotel pool deck; there’s a lot to do in town or just a short distance away. The shopping, dining, and fun are nonstop, and the best part is that you can do it all on a budget! The airlines and the hotels regularly run specials to get you to come into town and see and experience all of the fun that Las Vegas has in spades.

The Caribbean

The Caribbean beach

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The Caribbean is quickly building a reputation for sustainable living. The Caribbean Sustainable Energy Roadmap and Strategy has developed a roadmap to make the region eco-friendlier, which is encouraging more eco-tourists to check it out.

What could be more fun than lying in the sun on a pristine white sand beach, soaking up the sun near turquoise-colored waters? Aruba, the Bahamas, Barbados, Martinique, the U.S., and the British Virgin Islands are all wonderful places to get away from the day-to-day stresses back home. You can also hike through the rainforest, swim with the dolphins or check out the culturally diverse nightlife that is there to be enjoyed. Whichever Caribbean destination you choose, you are certain to have a fabulous time while you’re there!

London, England

London England

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London isn’t just a global tourist center. It is also the fifth most sustainable city in the world. The London Sustainable Development Commission (LSDC) has taken numerous steps to make the city more environmentally friendly, which has encouraged more tourists to check it out.
London isn’t just a global tourist center. It is also the fifth most sustainable city in the world. The London Sustainable Development Commission (LSDC) has taken numerous steps to make the city more environmentally friendly, which has encouraged more tourists to check it out.
As one of the great cities of the world, London has more fun things to do and to see than almost anywhere else on the planet. Spend the day at the world-renowned British Museum, or take photos in front of Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, or visit the almost innumerable historic sites and world-class shopping found here. At night, London is all about fine dining and one of the world’s best-kept secrets as a casino destination. Put on your best James Bond attire and spend the night at the gaming tables. Or you could go casual and sit down for a few bingo games at the local bingo hall and find out why London is a top spot for gambling fun!

New York, New York

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New York City is one of the places that is known for smog and being one of the 20 urban centers that contribute most to the global carbon footprint. However, it has taken massive steps towards sustainability. In 2015, the city announced its commitment to becoming the number one city for sustainability. It has launched dozens of sustainable energy projects.

One of the biggest cities in the world, New York has so much to see and do; it’s almost impossible not to find something you’ll enjoy. Take a double-decker bus and see all of the sights around the city. There are Broadway shows, shopping, dining and some of the most incredible museums in the world to see. The entertainment scene in New York City is constantly bringing in new attractions and events for you to see and enjoy at any time of year. While New York has a reputation for being a bit on the pricey side, there are still lots of things to do in the city that are free or available for a very small fee.

Branson, Missouri

Branson is one of the most sustainable places on Earth. It leaves a very small carbon footprint relative to other major cities.

Most people wouldn’t think a town nestled in the Ozark Mountains would be a place to have a whole lot of fun. One visit to Branson and you will be convinced, too! Take a dinner cruise on the Showboat Branson Belle and enjoy good food and top entertainment, or visit Silver Dollar City, an 1880’s themed amusement park with rides and shops with craftsmen who are dedicated to preserving the handicrafts of the era. Also, in Branson is the Titanic museum complete with hotel and accommodations meant to resemble those of the ill-fated luxury liner. If you prefer a more natural setting, go for a hike in the many natural areas surrounding the city.  No matter what kind of fun you’re after, Branson is a top-rated destination that Trip Advisor has listed it as one of the most fun places to visit in the world!

Final Thoughts: Travel to Green Destinations

Are you ready to make a change? You should consider moving to a green community that is known for sustainability. These cities will make a huge difference in reducing your carbon footprint while you travel.

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