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Buy it local

Buy it local Bite into one of Tennessee's farmers markets, offering fresh-from-the-farm produce, plants, good things to eat, specialty shops and, sometimes, even music. and more. »

Color the Smokies

Color the Smokies Color and renewal fire the spirit as Great Smoky Mountains National Park celebrates its 75th birthday. »

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 »

LEED Certified

LEED Certified Gatlinburg, Gateway to the Smokies, will be home to the first LEED Certified hotel in Tennessee, the Hilton Garden Inn. »

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.

Sustainable Travel

Tennesseans are friendly folks—we love it when people visit our beautiful state. We want to be sure we preserve the best things about Tennessee for both residents and visitors to enjoy for many generations to come.

That means caring for our state's unsurpassed natural beauty and maintaining places and events that show off our unique way of life. This mini-site is filled with events and attractions that do their part to preserve Tennessee's beauty and culture. Use our travel resources to make green travel easier. Visit our green directory to find eateries and accommodations. Find out about the great things to do outdoors, and learn more about Tennessee's rich heritage and arts culture. And come back soon.

Green Itineraries & Packages

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