Heather Benjamin
1 minute read

Take a look at our sampling of travel destinations with LEED-certified attractions.

Summer is just around the corner, and many people are already getting into vacation mode. Whether you're planning a weekend getaway or a longer trip, you have a lot of options for places to visit that boast not only beautiful surroundings and interesting activities, but plenty of sustainable features as well.

Here's a roundup of some of USGBC's past articles on travel destinations with LEED-certified attractions or other green features.

Also, be sure to check out our Green Going Out Guide, which you can filter by several types of categories, such as hotels, restaurants and parks.

Summer escapes

Leisure activities

Greenbuild city highlights

  • Boston: Museums, entertainment and shopping in our 2017 host city
  • Chicago: Green activities in our LEED Platinum 2018 host city

Going to Greenbuild Mexico 2019? For the second year, the event will be hosted in Mexico City. Take a look at last year's exploration of local attractions.


Since we first published our LEED in Motion: Hospitality report, the number of hotels with LEED certifications and green features has only increased. Go to our Green Going Out Guide to find LEED-certified hotels in your destination city, or look for a page on sustainability or corporate social responsibility on your favorite hotel's website.

Explore the Green Going Out Guide for more travel destinations