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Easy being green

Easy being green The Doubletree in downtown Chattanooga is certified as operating sustainably, and it's an easy walk to riverfront attractions.

Bright green

Bright green The Four Diamond Award-winning Chattanoogan Hotel, within walking distance of downtown attractions, is certified as sustainable.

Certified Green

Certified Green Savor stellar service and ponder perfected "American Playful" palate at Tayst, Nashville's first green-certified restaurant. »

Green beauty and function

Green beauty and function Capturing the essence of the region, naturally themed Knoxville Convention Center "goes green" inside and out. Visit »

A jewel of a waterfall

A jewel of a waterfall Chattanooga area visitors get the scoop on Ruby Falls, remarkable beauty and geological wonder, buried deep inside Lookout Mountain. »

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Travel Resources

This site is all about sustainable tourism. That's a fancy way of saying that we're dedicated to preserving what's best about Tennessee's native beauty, history and culture so people can enjoy it forever.

Check out our Tips for Sustainable Travel so you can leave a lighter footprint on this beautiful land. Use our Travel Resources section to sign up for a Tennessee vacation guide, get maps to better plan your trip, or get information from visitor centers around the state. Learn about tour and transportation options such as trolleys, trains, walking tours and other sightseeing options.

Sustainable Tourism

Find out just what that means and how you can help sustain Tennessee's resources. Tread lightly, and come back soon.

Ecofriendly Travel Tips

Get tips on using fewer resources, supporting local cultures, and leaving a lighter footprint on the land.

Visitor Resources

Everything you need to travel green in Tennessee, from maps and vacation guides to trolleys and trains.

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