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HI Canada

Oh hey, that's us! HI Canada is home to more than 50 hostels from coast to coast. We like trees, rocks, mountains, lakes, festivals, beer, coffee and that feeling you get when you book a plane ticket.

21 articles

Calgary has just named a park after the founding sisters of HI Canada

The sisters who created North America's first hostel have been commemorated in a park overlooking the city they called home.

June 09, 2021
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8 things to do outside in Montreal this summer

Get the best of both worlds—a city escape with a dose of fresh air!  

May 20, 2021
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13 things to do outside in Vancouver this summer

All the best stuff in Vancouver happens outdoors 

May 04, 2021
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Here’s how 2020 changed how we’ll travel

Find out how the pandemic changed how HI contributors feel about how, where and why they’ll travel.

January 28, 2021
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HI Beauty Creek Wilderness Hostel receives funds to harness the sun

Thanks to your support, we’re now powered by even more sunshine

December 22, 2020
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What’s ski season going to be like this year?

Some parts will change, but the best part of zooming down a mountainside will stay exactly the same.

October 25, 2020
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What does hostelling look like now?

You asked, we answered!

June 26, 2020
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12 awesome Canadian places you can visit right now from home on your couch alone

It’s like regular travelling but you can pack way less.

March 27, 2020
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Help bring solar power to HI Beauty Creek Wilderness Hostel in the Rockies

This little spot in the wilderness is in the running for an HI Sustainability Fund grant.

March 10, 2020
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5 winter escape ideas waiting for you at hostels in Canada

We’ve got special deals all over the place to help you save money.

February 21, 2020
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Help HI Calgary build a solar power system

We need your votes to win the Hostelling International Sustainability Fund.

February 12, 2019
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Hostelling in Canada is officially kind of a big deal

There’s a plaque. It’s official. We’ve made it.

June 27, 2018
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Canada’s summer-only hostels: check ‘em out while you can

Our summertime hostels are open again in some of Canada’s best hot spots.

May 28, 2018
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HI heads to Puerto Rico to help with hurricane recovery

HI hostel managers from across North America recently descended on Puerto Rico with helping hands.

April 26, 2018
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Need travel funds? Apply for a travel grant

HI Canada helps support and fund conscious travel among Canadian youth.

April 23, 2018
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Welcome to town: A new hostel for Jasper

There's a brand new hostel coming to Jasper, Alberta

February 28, 2018
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Love travels: What it’s like falling in love abroad and travelling as a couple

What happens when a Canadian and a Brit find love and hit the road?

February 12, 2018
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The snow-lover’s guide to doing winter right in Canmore

There’s a lot to love about Banff’s lesser-known next-door neighbour.

January 25, 2018
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5 ways hostels make the world a better place

When young people come together from all around the world under the same roof, you can’t help but start to appreciate our similarities and differences. Here’s how hostels do it.

September 18, 2017
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Great Canadian Road Trip Tips

Nothing but the wide-open road and an entire country to explore. Get ready for your next road trip in Canada.

March 28, 2017
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