Hostelling International USA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded on an enduring belief in the power of travel to foster a deeper understanding of people, places, and cultures for a more tolerant world. HI USA promotes a dynamic community of global citizens who have the wisdom and humanity to actively make the world a better place. We believe in making travel accessible to everyone, giving back to the communities where our hostels reside, and creating truly transformative life experiences for our travelers.
In Santa Monica and around the greater Los Angeles area, we deliver our mission through a wide range of engaging and educational programs for local youth and adults. Click the links below to learn more about our signature community engagement programs right here in the LA area.