SPOKANE, Wash—Ahead of Earth Day, TripAdvisor conducted a survey to determine how travelers reduced their carbon footprint while vacationing in 2013.
Among 2,100 respondents, 23% reported making an eco-friendly travel choice during the past year and an overwhelming majority said that made them feel better about their trip.
Turning off the lights and reusing hotel linens were the two most common steps respondents took to make their trip green. Other measures that respondents took included using hotel recycling, turning off air-conditioning, and using clean methods of transportation.
According to TripAdvisor, the most eco-friendly hotels were as follows:
1. Bardessono in Yountville, CA
2. Allison Inn & Spa in Newberg, OR
3. Hilton Garden Inn Fayetteville/Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, NC
4. Sleep Inn & Suites in Miles City, MT
5. Montage Deer Valley in Park City, UT