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With a reputation for attracting the world’s most visionary minds, California isn’t sitting back when it comes to conserving resources, supporting local and sustainable products and services, shrinking our carbon footprint and waste stream, and increasing environmental awareness. Everywhere you turn, there are more ways to learn and be inspired.

Sustainable California

You’ll discover world-class museums and attractions devoted to shedding light on our planet’s delicate natural balance--places like San Francisco’s dazzling California Academy of Sciences, the world’s greenest museum, housed in a masterpiece of sustainable architecture, or the fascinating Monterey Bay Aquarium, which literally surrounds you in the vibrant world of marine ecology. You can book a stay at LEED-certified lodgings like the new and luxurious Montage Beverly Hills , or spas that use only organic ingredients, such as Ocean Pearl Spa in Carlsbad, north of San Diego. Enjoy a wealth of restaurants that use organic products from local farms, like Sonoma’s celebrated Zazu Restaurant and Farm, and Sacramento’s innovative The Kitchen . And, you’ll find car-free ways to explore our unparalleled parklands—try your hand at kayaking or kite-boarding, or take a bike tour or naturalist-led hike.

Come experience California’s sustainable, eco-friendly travel options. Check back often; with ideas this big, we can’t help but get greener every day.

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