Recently published in USA Today, read more about Irene's 10 recommendations for 10 great places to check into an eco lodge.
If you'd like more than 24 hours to celebrate Sunday's Earth Day, maybe it's time for an eco vacation. A growing number of lodges adhere to green values, offering nature adventures in a sustainable setting, says Irene Lane, founder of the eco-travel agency Greenloons.com. But you don't have to rough it, she says. "You're not sleeping on a straw mat on a dirt floor. There are opportunities to stay in very comfortable accommodations." She shares some favorite lodges with Larry Bleiberg for USA TODAY.
Check out some (of the many) great eco-lodge vacation packages below: