Eco-friendly hits

It's easier than ever to travel green, with increasing numbers of hotels adopting sustainable practices -- from simple recycling programs to eco-friendly construction. Here is TripAdvisor.com's list of the 10 highest-rated GreenLeaders hotels in the United States: Nos. 1 and 6 are in Northern California. The rankings are based on feedback from the hotel-booking website's users.

1. Bardessono (Yountville)

2. Allison Inn (Newberg, Ore.)

3. Hilton Garden Inn (Fayetteville, N.C.)

4. Sleep Inn & Suites (Miles City, Mont.)

5. Montage Deer Valley (Park City, Utah)

6. Cedar Glen Lodge (Lake Tahoe)

7. ARIA Sky Suites (Las Vegas)

8. Lenox Hotel (Boston)

9. Hampton Inn & Suites (Miami-Brickell)

10. Holiday Inn Express (Lecanto, Fla.)

-- Linda Zavoral, lzavoral@mercurynews.com. Follow her at Twitter.com/buh_byetravel.



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