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Green Travel in Washington, D.C.


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Eco-minded travelers can tour the capital city in an electric roadster, book a treatment at the country's first LEED-certified spa, and shack up at a wind-powered hotel.

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Inspired by: Going Green in America's Cities — by Keith Rockmael, Published Oct. 2007

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    Willard InterContinental

    This 200-year-old hotel remains steeped in Washington history, even though the rooms where Lincoln lived, Coolidge governed, and Martin Luther King

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    Poste Brasserie

    Housed inside the 1841 General Post Office building, Poste Moderne Brasserie serves updated American cuisine in an environmentally-friendly atmosph

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    Nusta Spa

    Nusta Spa is the first LEED-certified spa in the nation and boasts "green" interiors. Demonstrating its strong environmental commitment, the 5,000-

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    Bi-Partisan Tour Company

    The Bi-Partisan Tour Company offers a unique, environmentally-friendly way to tour the nation’s capitol. Visitors to the area can take an informati

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