Earth Friendly Family Vacations - The Greener, The Better

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The power of Earth Day celebrations need not be restricted to one day in April. TheFamilyTravelFiles makes it easy to plan earth friendly family vacations with the addition of 10 new green family vacation ideas now featured in the Green Spots folder.

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Earth friendly family vacation fun visiting “Middle Earth” at Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky.

There are many shades of green giving parents or grandparents choices. Just how green do you want your next family vacation time to be?

Earth Day celebrations provide participants with ways to take action and make the planet greener, bluer, safer, and healthier through daily actions. Earth friendly family vacations that do not add to carbon emissions, contaminate water supplies, drain energy, or cause extra waste. Instead they include resorts, hotels and campgrounds with responsible earth friendly business practices which demonstrate respect for the planet.

“Not all green family vacation ideas include a tent or sleeping on the ground, some offer luxury while others include social responsibility but all show a respect for the planet,” according to Nancy Nelson-Duac, Curator of the Good Stuff for the popular family vacation planning website – She goes on to explain, “There are many shades of green giving parents or grandparents choices. Just how green do you want your next family vacation time to be?”

The Green Spots folder featured at features hundreds of earth friendly family vacation ideas. Choices span the globe from the US to Canada and Costa Rica to Switzerland. They include basic camping experiences, farm stays, hostels, cabins, lodges, all-inclusive resorts, and green luxury in the city.

Five of the latest green family vacation ideas featured in Green Spots:
Mammoth Cave National Park and Hotel in Kentucky - earth-friendly shade of green.
Terranea in Southern California – a bluer shade of green.
Arenal Lodge in Costa Rica – rainforest shade of green.
Abram’s Creek in West Virginia – a shade of forest green.
Woodloch Pines Resort in Pennsylvania – an all-inclusive shade of green.

To view the most recent additions to Green Spots go to
About Founded in 1998, researches and posts the good stuff making it easier for parents or grandparents to plan great family vacations combining fun and learning. The site features a number of vacation idea folders including Green Spots, Secret Places, Reunions, Rail Travel, Dino Trips, Beaches, and Camp Out.

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