Enjoy winter mid-week savings at the Point Reyes Hostel, through February 2012

Winter is a wonderful time to visit Point Reyes National Seashore! In addition to year-round activities like hiking and biking, winter is the season for elephant seal breeding, the California grey whale southern migration, winter bird migrations, and (for those in the know) mushroom hunting.

Trek the Pacific coast (and get a free t-shirt) with an HI-West Coast passport

Are you a passport-stamp junkie? Hostelling International has 27 stamps to add to your collection, with the new HI-West Coast passport. Collect a free souvenir stamp at each West Coast hostel in the U.S. and Canada -- just four stamps will earn you a free "West Coast Tour" t-shirt!