07/08/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Eco-Travel Options Are Abundant

Santa Barbara's air pollution district has a little challenge for you: Leave the car at home.

The district, in cooperation with the city's tourism office, is trying to make it easier to travel green. Hop on an Amtrak train and you could qualify for cheap hotel rates. And, once you're in town, there are ferries, a 25-cent electric shuttle and bike rentals.

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