American Youth Hostels, dba Hostelling International USA, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to achieving its mission: "To help all, especially the young, gain a greater understanding of the world and its people through hostelling."
Hostelling International USA (HI USA) is founded on an enduring belief in the power of travel to foster a deeper understanding of people, places and the world around. We promote 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 guests.
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