In celebration of Earth Day and gorgeous spring weather, here are a few ideas on getting outside, enjoying nature, and protecting the environment as you travel in the U.S. & Latin America.
Choosing to buy local is a great way to get started on your journey towards sustainability–whether you’re traveling or at home. Here are 5 reasons why buying local is better for you and the places you’re visiting, plus 1 simple way to support small businesses around the United States.
Looking for a compact travel backpack with an organized design that fits carry-on restrictions? The Nazca 24L Travel Pack from Cotopaxi is a great option for short trips! It has a suitcase-style design with zippered compartments and can be carried with a handle, over the shoulder, or as a backpack. Check out this travel backpack review for all the features, pros, and cons of the Nazca 24L.
Where to stay, eat, and things to do in central Maine—including Bangor, Moosehead Lake, and Baxter State Park regions. An in-depth travel guide that embraces responsible travel—a mindset of traveling to connect, learn, and share experiences across cultures, and seeking to minimize our negative impact on the local culture, economy, and environment.
Traveling in the U.S. and want to show support towards immigrants and refugees? This growing list of tours, restaurants, hotels, and other travel experiences helps you learn about, connect with, or support immigrants and refugees in local communities in the United States.
Curious about responsible travel or the International Year of Sustainable Tourism that you’ve been hearing about, but aren’t sure what it means for you or how to get involved? If you want to have a positive impact when you travel but don’t know where to start, this beginner’s guide to the Year of Sustainable Tourism is for you!
Want practical tips for having a positive impact when you travel? To kick off the UN’s International Year of Sustainable Tourism, I asked 15 travelers from around the world to share their best tips to help you travel responsibly in 2017.