• Hostelling International USA Mid Atlantic Region Hostelling International USA Mid Atlantic Region


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Mission Statement

To help all, especially the young, gain a greater understanding of the world and its people through hostelling.



Welcome to the Mid Atlantic Region of Hostelling International - USA. We support hostelling and travel in the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia & the southern portion of New Jersey.

Hostelling International USA (registered as American Youth Hostels, Inc.) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership organization founded in 1934 to promote international understanding of the world and its people through hostelling. HI-USA operates a network of over 60 quality hostel accommodations throughout the United States that are inexpensive, safe and clean. Our hostels range from urban high-rise buildings with hundreds of beds to small more remote hostels in rural settings.

HI-USA, in cooperation with other national associations worldwide, belongs to the International Youth Hostel Federation (IYHF). This entire network, known as Hostelling International, offers more than 4,000 hostels in over 80 countries. Hostelling International USA and the blue triangle with the tree and hut are the trademark and seal of approval of the IYHF, assuring travelers quality, affordable accommodations that are routinely inspected and travel programs worldwide.

HI-USA works with volunteers in a variety of programs nationwide. Please see our list of volunteer oportunities and contact us to become involved in the Mid Atlantic Region.





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Would you recommend Hostelling International USA Mid Atlantic Region?

by Bijiao S. from Bethesda, MD (December 9, 2012)
I have so many experiences which make me joyful and unforgettable in international hostel both in US and in China. I really enjoy and highly committed to the culture there. This Thansgiving, I stayed in the hostel New York. The volunteers helped to provide us a wonderful thanksgiving dinner. I loved the food and the kind smile they have. I thought I can not get turky this thanksgiving because I arrived a little late and all the nearby restaurant closed that time. The volunteers really gave me a big surprise! I want to be one of them to pass happy and good well to others!
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