Often, travel encompasses beautiful places, different cultures, and delicious fare. But for some, it’s all about getting their heart pumping with some action and adventure. We’ve compiled a list of the best hostels to stay at that cater to action sport junkies.
Nestled in Girdwood, Alaska, this hostel offers plenty of outdoor activities in the summer and winter months. There is plenty of powder to be skied for the winter sports junkies. In the summer, mountain biking, hiking, and sea kayaking are all close to the hostel.
Located on Vancouver Island, this hostel provides the usual amenities, but also packs in the unusual with its own bike shop. Cumberland, where the hostel is located, has a well-known mountain biking trail system that’s accessible from this hostel, so you can just bike out the door.
Situated near one of the west coast’s climbing meccas, this hostel was started by climbers and is certainly built for climbers. There is also a bouldering cave, just in case you didn’t get your climbing fill in Bishop.
Another climbing themed hostel but located in the southwestern Pacific, this place boasts climbing walls that are over 55 feet high, so you don’t even have to leave the hostel to have an adventure. But in the event you want to, this area is also known for downhill luge.
Venice Beach is home to surfers and skateboarders, with skate parks lining the boardwalk. This hostel is close to the Venice Skate Park, one of the most well-known skate parks on the west coast. So grab either your surfboard or skateboard and enjoy the California sun.