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5 Amazing Things To Do In Iceland

Updated: Sep 15, 2020

1. Visit the Blue Lagoon

Bask in the beautiful views and enjoy a silica mud mask while submerging yourself in this geothermal spa. Located amongst lava fields, the hot waters offer a slice of bliss and relaxation for exhausted travelers. The striking turquoise water is photo-op worthy and supposedly has healing properties as well.

Check out The Crazy Tourist to the 25 best things to do on your next trip to Iceland including a visit to the Blue Lagoon

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2. Drive the Golden Circle

The Golden Circle is Iceland’s most popular sightseeing route, and for good reason. It encompasses incredible natural wonders of South Iceland, including Þingvellir National Park, Geysir geothermal area, and Gullfoss waterfall.

3. Jökulsárlón

This glacier lagoon in the southern part of Vatnajökull National Park will make you feel like you’ve been transported to a different world. It’s become one of Iceland's most popular filming locations, and for good reason. The views are surreal and can be accessed by both guided and self-drive tours.

View a complete guide to Jökulsárlón by Guide to Iceland

4. Skógafoss

Don’t miss out on seeing one of Iceland’s most impressive waterfalls. With a drop of 197 feet and width of 82 feet, this is a great spot to catch a rainbow. Plus, since the land underneath the waterfall is flat, you can walk right up to the wall of water!

Learn more about the waterfall from Visit South Iceland

5. The Great Geysir

The first known to modern Europeans, this geyser is still active and offers incredible views.Eruptions at Geysir can hurl boiling water up to 230 feet in the air. Although eruptions have become more and more rare in recent years, the neighboring Strokkur geyser still spouts water 100 feet into the air every 4-10 minutes.

Find out more about Geysir Hot Springs in Iceland on Arctic Adventures

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For more information and Iceland travel tips, check out A Summer Guide to Iceland on The Wright Way Travel


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