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- Posted:Monday, April 26, 2010
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Every year university students get thinking about their couple of months off or gap years and make big plans for their student travel. From the East Coast to the West Coast, nowhere is safe when it comes to a summertime student infiltration looking for summer jobs and parties. Here at Hostels.com we've all had our student summer travels and many of us wish we could still take off for a few months of fun and work in the sun! So here are our pick of some of the most popular places for student summer travel and summer work around the USA so you can put your work permits or J1 visa to good use! We've also added in some cheap accommodation in these popular summer spots as we all know it can be tough to find somewhere to live when you first move to a new place.
Student Travel to San Diego
If you are looking for the ultimate Southern California beach city then San Diego is the place for summer travel for you! San Diego offers miles of sandy beaches full of surfers and sun worshippers. And with its warm climate and relaxed atmosphere, San Diego is the perfect choice for summer travel and student summer jobs. San Diego gets even busier during the summer months as it is a big hotspot for students, especially those with J1 visas. So make sure you get booking your cheap hostel in San Diego so you can get straight into finding that perfect San Diego summer job by the beach!
Student Travel to Chicago
The Windy City, The New York of the Mid-West, Chi-town... Chicago has lots of nicknames but it's just one great city! Chicago is a top choice for student summer travel every year as it has a great mix of being an exciting city along with a city beach (even though it's is a beach on a lake!). The shores of Lake Michigan are packed full of life every summer in Chicago, so too are the walkways and cycle paths. There is a good deal of student summer work and accommodation available in Chicago during the summer months, but make sure you get there early to snap it up! Chicago is also a popular spot for students on gap years or students looking to study abroad. So pick your dates to land in the Windy City and book your cheap hostels in Chicago here! And for more on Chicago take a look at our Chicago City Guide here.
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