One of the thrills of travel is that excited flutter you get when your plane is about to land, or when you round a corner and are met with the delight of seeing something wonderful and new. It’s the thing that makes travelling so addictive, and it’s one reason why hostel: there are more chances to experience something new when you’re staying at the kinds of unique lodgings HI USA offers across the country.
Sunday, May 31st marks the start of AIDS/LifeCycle 2015 - a 545 mile, seven day bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles to help raise money and awareness in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Hostelling International San Francisco Downtown is happy to once again welcome the AIDS/LifeCycle community, and will be rolling out the red carpet with a special welcome reception in honor of the event and the long road ahead! Drinks, snacks, bike stories, and more!
When venturing through California, take advantage of our network of West Coast hostels to jump from town to town and experience the glorious Golden State. On the central coast, between Santa Cruz and Big Sur, you'll spot the beautiful, seaside town of Monterey, home to HI Monterey Hostel.
Ever hear the old saying that life's about the journey, not a destination? Out here in Northern California, we tend to take it a step further: Here, sometimes the journey is the destination. Transit time in our lovely region isn't just a way of getting from Point A to Point B – it's an eye-opener in and of itself. Just ask anyone who's ever taken a bicycle tour, big or small, around our neck of the woods!
We're happy to announce that Muni, San Francisco's public transit system, has doubled their bus service to the Marin Headlands! The Muni 76X Marin Headlands now runs on Saturdays and Sundays, in addition to the following holidays: January 1, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day.