Why We Hostel: to Go Green | HIUSA

Why We Hostel: to Go Green

14 August 2017

Whether it’s eating sustainably, shopping local, or respecting the great outdoors, there are tons of ways eco-conscious travelers can go green while they’re on the road. And at HI USA, we believe it’s just as important to tread lightly on the planet as it is to travel around it, so we’re here to help! Check out some of the ways our hostels big and small are reducing their footprints across the country below. And be sure to check out our sustainability page for green travel itineraries, eco-conscious travel inspiration, and more!

HI Boston Hostel

This hostel eats local and sustainable as often as possible, and helps guests do the same!


HI New York City Hostel

The backyard garden at this urban oasis is just one of the ways our largest hostel goes green.



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HI Sacramento Hostel

This hostel in California’s sunny state capitol loves bicycles so much, they rent them to guests on site and host a regular bike-in movie nights throughout the summer.


HI San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf

The hostel cafe serves local bagels at breakfast, and turns the leftovers into homemade croutons for their awesome salads.


HI Richmond Hostel

Staff at this cozy Virginia hostel are always ready to give guests the best ideas for local outdoor adventures.


HI Pigeon Point Hostel

This hostel’s surrounded by nature, so it’s no surprise the staff takes Earth Day seriously!


Happy Earth