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Kind Traveler

AAA’s sustainable travel series is written in partnership with Kind Traveler, a women-and-veteran-owned sustainable travel platform empowering travelers to make a positive impact in local communities.

Articles by Kind Traveler


Your Sustainable Travel Itinerary: Switzerland

Switzerland is one of the most sustainable countries in Europe with incredible natural adventures to be had.

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5 Sustainable Cities in Europe

From stylish Scandinavian hubs to the cobbled streets of Slovenia, book one of these green destinations and discover pioneering culture, food, transportation and more.


5 Responsible Tour Operator Practices

How to find a tour that prioritizes sustainable travel initiatives.

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5 Eco-Conscious All-Inclusive Honeymoons

It’s never been easier to plan a romantic all-inclusive honeymoon that gives back to the local community and supports sustainable initiatives.


Farm-to-Spa Getaways in the Northeast

These five spas use fresh, local ingredients in their treatments.

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How to Travel Sustainably for the Holidays

As you’re planning holiday getaways, make sustainability a meaningful part of your traditions.


How to Have a Sustainable Thanksgiving

Start traditions that nurture and help protect the planet this Thanksgiving.

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How to Have a Zero-Waste Road Trip

Take your sustainable living practices on the road.

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5 Sustainable Travel Trends That Will Shape 2023

From tourism with a bigger purpose to climate-conscious transportation, travelers are seeking more sustainable options.

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Top 5 Tips for Packing Sustainably 

How you can prioritize the environment while filling your suitcase.