13 amazing green getaways

2) Take a city break in Portland, Oregon

Green Getaway: Portland, Oregon

Portland was green before green was cool. Portlanders’ recycling and bike commuting rates are among the highest in the United States, while its city planners are working hard to prevent urban sprawl and offer sustainable transportation. Stay in certified green accommodations, discover one of the world’s best local food scenes, or check out the city’s 200+ green spaces.

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