HI USA | Hostels in the US

Get Started Hostelling in the U.S.

Think you can only have an epic hostelling adventure in Europe? Think again. HI USA has nearly 50 unique hostels from coast to coast right in the United States. There are hostels in big cities like New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, San Francisco, and Los Angeles; in smaller traveler favorites like Austin, New Orleans, and Portland; and in small towns close to national parks, beaches, and hiking trails. Wherever your travels take you, HI USA hostels are guaranteed to make your adventures more affordable, more social, and more fun.

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Plan Your Fall Break

Whether you're traveling solo or with friends, HI USA has the perfect destinations for your fall adventures. Save up to 15% at select locations!

Travel with a purpose for free.

If you've always dreamed of traveling the U.S. but could use a little help, apply to receive a $1,000 travel award and free overnight stays.

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From coast to coast, in converted hotels, mansions, and light houses, we've got nearly 50 unique locations. Find the one that's right for you.

Why Hostel with HI USA?

HI USA hostels offer more than just a place to lay your head at night. When you stay with us, you can connect with fellow travelers, enjoy free activities like tours and dinners, and explore your destination like a local. Want to know more?

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11 Things You Always Wanted to Know about Hostels But Were Afraid to Ask

Do I have to sleep in a bunk bed? Are hostels only for partiers? Are they like the movie? We're answering all your burning questions about what it's really like to stay in a hostel.

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Go Camping Without a Tent at these 6 Hostels

You can still get up close and personal with nature without actually camping when you stay at HI USA hostels in beautiful, remote surroundings. Explore trails, lakes, and beaches by day, then relax by a campfire, do some stargazing, and get a good night’s rest in an actual bed. Here are some of our favorite spots around the country where you can go camping without a tent.

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6 HI USA Destinations Where You Can Stay Like a Local

Ready to get off the beaten path? If you’re aiming to live like a local on your next trip, consider a neighborhood stay at one of these HI USA hostels where you’ll find home-away-from-home vibes and easy access to secret, local spots.