Synopses & Reviews
With the inside scoop on more than 300 hostels throughout the United States and parts of Canada, this indispensable guidebook makes planning your trip a snap. Whether youre looking to party or just want a clean, quiet, affordable place to crash, Paul Karr and his traveling contributors tell it like it is with candid descriptions and at-a-glance ratings.
Get the lowdown on:
SafetyBest bet for a bite
HospitalityThe hostels gestalt”
What to see and do in the area
And theres info on how to get there by car, train, bus, bike, or on foot.
paul karr is an award-winning writer and author of an acclaimed series of hostels guidebooks.
"A hip, humorous, irreverent guidebook that 'nails it' when it comes to evaluating the whole hostel experience."
"This is the only guide of its type that rates the hostels it describes."
With candid descriptions and at-a-glance ratings for everything from cleanliness to party potential, this comprehensive guide gives budget-minded travelers all they need to know about hostels in the U.S. and parts of Canada.
About the Author
is an award-winning writer whose articles have appeared in Sports Illustrated
He has twice been named a writer-in-residence by the National Parks Service.
Table of Contents
(1) How to Use This Book (2) A Short History of Hostelling (3) How to Hostel (4) Transportation (5) Other Resources (6) New England (7) Mid-Atlantic (8) South (9) Midwest (10) The Rockies (11) Southwest (12) West Coast (13) Northwest (14) Alaska and Hawaii (15) Canada (16) Paul's Picks