Here are nine of our favorite green guides—from truly car-free Adventure Travel on Fire Island to a Vegetarian Food festival to Zero-waste Earth Day events—to put on your bucket list. Happy Earth Week! [Did you remember to turn the light out in the kitchen?]

Adventure Travel:  Long Island’s Car-free Paradise: Fire Island

Bike: offMetro’s Guide to Biking in New York City

Camp: The Great (Urban) Outdoors

Donate: The offMetro Guide to Giving Back to the Environment

Earth Day: 6 Ways to Celebrate the Earth in NYC

Farm: An Eco-cation: Stone Barns Center for Agriculture and Food

Science: Sustainability in NYC: An Interview with Michael Treglia of The Nature Conservancy

Urban Travel: Wave Hill: A Verdant Jewel in the Bronx

Veg out: NYC Vegetarian Food Festival


Header photo by Natasha Shapiro


  1. An Adventure Journey vacation does not have to become dangerous, physically demanding as well as life threatening. On the contrary, a visit to a great opera house or perhaps a cathedral in a major city is an Journey for a provincial dweller or a pupil of the art.


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