As Kermit the Frog once said, "It's not easy being green," but these U.S. hotels have gone above and beyond to promote environmental sustainability. Along the way, they've earned certification in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) by the U.S. Green Building Council or other industry awards in sustainability.
- The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte - Charlotte, NC
- Viceroy Snowmass - Snowmass Village, Colo.
- Virgin Hotels Chicago - Chicago
- Nature Inn at Bald Eagle - Howard, Penn.
- The Palms Hotel & Spa - Miami
- Inn by the Sea - Cape Elizabeth, Maine
- Hotel Andaluz - Albuquerque
- The Allison Inn & Spa - Newberg, Ore.
- 1 Hotel South Beach - Miami
- 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge - Brooklyn, N.Y.
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.
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