Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 16, 2007
With eco-issues and carbon offsets at the forefront of consumers' minds this Earth Day, travelers will be seeking good ideas for getting away without damaging Mother Earth. BedandBreakfast.com is the most comprehensive resource for planning B&B eco-escapes and green getaways. Simply visit http://www.BedandBeakfast.com and click on the links to Eco-Friendly B&Bs and Green Getaways/Eco Escapes in the lower left corner.
A few ideas for carbon-neutral vacations are listed below, alphabetically by state. Rates noted are for double occupancy, including breakfast.
HEAVENLY VIEW FARM INN, Mount Sterling, KY: Ten percent of the cost of your stay will be donated in your name towards the development of agri-tourism in Kentucky. Rates: $100-225.
OLDE RHINEBECK INN C.1745, Rhinebeck, NY: The genuine historic charm of this delightful country inn is enhanced by the use of non-toxic cleaners and an extensive recycling program. Guests who stay two nights in April will receive two Earthwise green reusable shopping totes and a four-pack of greenlight CFL light bulbs. In addition, and a donation will be made to http://www.carbonfund.com to carbon neutralize your car for one year! Arrive by hybrid car and get a $50 gift certificate valid at any restaurant of your choice in Rhinebeck. Rates: $195-275.
THE CORNERSTONE, Sugar Creek, OH: Here's your opportunity to "bed down with some worms." Through April, the inn will provide guests with information on how to convert kitchen waste into the ultimate plant fertilizer by composting with worms. Guests will even leave with their own supply of red wiggler worms to start their own worm beds. Rates: $75-125.
FLERY MANOR, Grants Pass, OR: Stay in a romantic room with spectacular views and plenty of hiking and wildlife watching nearby. Reserve the "Green Getaway" and receive a seedling tree to plant in the inn's lower meadow next to the trail. A plaque with your name and date of planting will be placed next to the tree. All guests receive a photo of the planting event to bring back in twenty years when the tree is full grown. Rates start at $180 for a two-night stay, including breakfast, tree, plaque and photo.
OAK PARK INN AND HISTORIC HOPKINS HOUSE, Whitehall, WI: Earth Day might be in April, but as a certified Travel Green Wisconsin member, this inn celebrates sustainable travel year-round. Ask for the Green Getaway and choose from either a one-year subscription to Mother Earth News® or a $10 donation to Sierra Club or the Bike Club of Trempealeau County. Rates of $65-75 per night make this truly affordable.
For additional green getaways and eco-escapes, visit http://www.BedandBreakfast.com and click the links in the lower left-hand corner of the page. Learn more about these inns and 6,300 others on BedandBreakfast.com, the leading online bed and breakfast Internet directory and reservation network worldwide. A variety of search functions and extensive maps enable inngoers to find the perfect B&B. Travelers can make reservations online, purchase gift certificates welcomed at nearly 3,500 U.S. bed & breakfast inns, subscribe to free newsletters, read and write independent reviews, and post questions on expert-hosted message boards.
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