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Hostelling International's Great Hostel Give Back 2014: Voluntourists Wanted

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent question is: 'What are you doing for others?'" Throughout January and February 2014, 17 Hostelling International USA hostels are providing the perfect opportunity for travelers to answer that question for themselves by participating in HI-USA's 4th annual Great Hostel Giveback!

Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel presents Haunted Hostel Halloween XI, Oct. 26

Autumn is upon us and with it comes the return of all things pumpkin, the Bay Area's warmest months (really), and the spooktacular fun of the 11th annual Haunted Hostel Halloween (HHHXI)! Held at the Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel each October, the Haunted Hostel Halloween is a family friendly event featuring an elaborately imagined world of mythical creatures who, for over a decade, have delighted children and parents alike.

San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Hostel debuts a new indoor parklet

There's a new place for guests to kick back and unwind at the San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Hostel: an indoor parklet located in the lobby. The recently completed redwood parklet provides the perfect nook for road-weary travelers to relax on colorfully pillowed benches near a diverse array of plants. 

Tour the Pacific coast with an HI-West Coast passport -- and get a free t-shirt!

Who doesn't love passport stamps? Stamps are like little badges of honor, awarded to the adventurous wanderer, and serve as tangible reminders of the memories made while exploring new places. Hostelling International is pleased to offer 27 stamps to add to your collection, with the HI-West Coast passport. Collect a free souvenir stamp at each West Coast hostel in the U.S.

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