When Kermit sang, "It's not easy being green," he was living in a pre-LEED certification era. These days, any hotel worth its salt has hopped on the eco-friendly bandwagon. Fortunately for Mother Earth, what was once a trend has now become standard practice. And at an exclusive few exceptional lodgings, it's being used to redefine the luxury hotel experience. It is to these properties that we look for GAYOT's list of Top 10 Green Hotels in the U.S. Featuring programs that range from water conservation to the creative reuse of seatbelts, skyscraper glass, rainwater and sheet rock, each hotel here is treating the planet to a little TLC, while at the same time making sure guests enjoy a comfortable, memorable stay.
PROTECTING THE PLANET Top 10 Eco-Resorts Worldwide
Saving the earth doesn't have to mean skimping on creature comforts, as you will discover when you plan your next vacation at one of these destinations.