travel Pays Tribute To 'Smokey Bear' With Getaway, Donation  is offering a sustainable weekend getaway in New Mexico’s Lincoln Nation Forest, the birthplace of Smokey Bear.

Timed to the one-year anniversary of the travel website's Travel Sustainable badge, and amid the rise in wildfires across the nation, is honoring those fighting for sustainable change with its latest Travel Sustainable-certified property, the Smokey Bear Ranger District House.

The property goes live for consumer booking Nov. 2  at 12 p.m. ET for the weekend stay, from Nov. 5 through Nov. 7. The price is just $19.50, in honor of the year the real Smokey Bear was rescued from a forest fire.

Following the one-time guest stay at the property, will donate the home to the Smokey Bear Ranger District to provide supplemental housing for park rangers and firefighters.



Nearly 85% of wildland fires in the U.S. are caused by human negligence. While 54% of Americans consider protecting the natural environment an important element of sustainable travel, and 43% say that preserving wildlife and their natural habits is critical, there is still work to be done, per

The house features Smokey Bear decor and memorabilia, furnishings from local artisans and small businesses, plus smart home technologies and appliances.

Weekend guests will receive a bike tour through Lincoln National Forest, private cooking lessons with a local chef, a session with a local woodworker using recycled and reclaimed wood from the forest, and a meet-and-greet with Smokey Bear himself.

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