31 days in North Iceland Itinerary

31 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
On the 6th (Sat), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Hlíðarfjall. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, trot along with a tour on horseback, see the interesting displays at The Aviation Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Nordurslod - Into the Arctic.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Akureyri trip itinerary site.

Rochester, USA to Akureyri is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rochester in April: high temperatures in Akureyri hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Blonduos.

Things to do in Akureyri

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Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Photography Tours
Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn) ©


Blonduos ©
Blönduós is a town and municipality in the north of Iceland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Blonduos: Varmahlid (Glaumbaer Museum, Víðimýrarkirkja, &more), Saudarkrokur (Grettislaug, Drangey Island, &more) and Hvammstangi (Woolfactory Shop KIDKA, Icelandic Seal Center, &more). There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Stora - Asgeirsa, see the interesting displays at Textile Museum, and step off the mainland to explore Hrutey Island.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Blonduos trip planner.

Drive from Akureyri to Blonduos in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Siglufjordur.

Things to do in Blonduos

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Hvammstangi, Varmahlid, Saudarkrokur
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Icelandic Seal Center ©
Icelandic Seal Center
Grettislaug ©
Glaumbaer Museum ©
Glaumbaer Museum


Siglufjordur ©
Siglufjordur is known for museums, adventure, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Herring Era Museum, get engrossed in the history at Folk Music Center, and sample the tasty concoctions at Segull 67.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Siglufjordur trip planner.

Drive from Blonduos to Siglufjordur in 2 hours. In April in Siglufjordur, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Siglufjordur

Museums Breweries & Distilleries
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Herring Era Museum ©
Herring Era Museum
Segull 67 ©
Segull 67
Folk Music Center ©
Folk Music Center


Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
Venture out of the city with trips to Husavik (Horseback Riding Tours, Husavikurkirkja, &more). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn, explore the striking landscape at Hverir, and stroll through Krafla Lava Fields.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Reykjahlid trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Siglufjordur to Reykjahlid takes 2.5 hours. In April in Reykjahlid, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik
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Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Grjotagja Cave ©
Grjotagja Cave
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths

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