Take an eco-adventure

They combine fitness, nature, and sustainability.

Adventurers who find restoration in nature are becoming more conscious about how their habits affect the environment: Industry data reveals that about 60 percent of travelers in the US (that’s more than 105 million people) have taken a sustainable trip in the past three years.

Today’s fit explorer isn’t just interested in any old outing, but one that teaches them about their surroundings and conservation. To satisfy the demand, eco-adventures are popping up across the country at places like the Weekapaug Inn in Westerly, Rhode Island, Sea Island Resort in Sea Island, Georgia, and Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New York. Even travel companies like Natural Habitat Adventures are joining the fray.

Some destinations are standouts in sustainability, and for visitors, carefully-curated green experiences await. Here are four options.

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