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US Ecotourism & Sustainable Travel Experiences

One does not necessarily need to escape to another country to experience the joy and wonder of US ecotourism.  US ecotourism offers a wide variety of sustainable travel experiences that focus on nature and wildlife and...
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Tips for Seeing Glacier National Park (Before the Glaciers Disappear)

This past July, my husband and I biked through one of our nation’s most iconic parks, Glacier National Park. Just one year earlier, the park was ravaged by fire caused by persistent drought in the...
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Empowering Your Child to be an Ambassador for the Environment – Putting Concepts into Action!

A few months ago, for our Spring Break, our family traveled to the Hawaiian island of Maui.  We chose Maui for a few reasons including the chance to experience Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ambassador for the Environment program,...
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Lessons Learned from Our Eco-Conscious AirBnB Inspired Grand Family Road Trip (Part 2)

While I know my son was having a wonderful time at his summer camp in New Hampshire, I was still so glad to be able to have this extended road trip with my daughter, utilizing...
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AirBnB Family Road Trip Combines Green Lifestyle Choices, Geography Lessons and Fun (Part 1)

As my son was packing up for another season at his summer camp in New Hampshire, I realized I had to do something to make these weeks special for my daughter too. So what better...
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The Case for a Car-Free Island Vacation: Mackinac Island’s Grand Hotel Experience

The more I travel, the more I appreciate, downright relish, the unhurried feeling of a pedestrian zone, where locals and visitors alike can only traverse by foot or bicycle (or maybe by an old-fashioned horse-drawn...
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(Video) Environmental Commitment in Wild Alaska

Wild Alaska, as it is sometimes known, is one of the least densely populated places in the world, and much of the state remains wild and road-less. Travel to Alaska typically focuses on these remote...
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Travel Tips for Families Discovering America Nature Tourism

It’s that time of year where thoughts turn to summer camps, festivals, and vacations.  Summertime has always been a great occasion for families to relax, reconnect and (re)discover historical sites, cultural traditions, and natural tourism...
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Nostalgic, summer eco-getaway to Kennebunkport

Some of my formative summer seasons were spent in Rhode Island and since Block Island and Newport were within close driving (or ferry) distance, it never occurred to our family to visit Kennebunkport too. Well,...
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Alaska Ecotourism Conserves Prince William Sound

In an effort to encourage the development of sustainable tourism in Alaska, one of our partners, Discovery Voyages, has been working with the Alaska State Parks, Chugach National Forest, National Wildlife Federation, and others to...
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