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To go East or go west, that is the question! Is there anything more important than knowing where to go? Routes is a basic and fundamental part of any trip. It does not matter if you are camping, staying are hotels or just spending some couple of hours anywhere. Routes is what helps keeping everything organized. Knowing the places where you want to head and find information about it can save time. Also, do not forget about about saving money by choosing faster routes and places to stay beforehand.


That is why in Camping Iceland Blog we intend to provide different options. For those who do not really know where to start. Or even those who have already been to Iceland before. It does not matter, we all can learn and visit new places and discover what they got to offer. Join us in this adventure, let us be a part of it! We will love to hear all about it!

Skogafoss waterfall is imposing over a tourist
One of Iceland’s most beautiful waterfalls is also one the easiest to get to. Located between Reykjavik and Vik just past Seljalandsfoss waterfall in South Iceland, this stunning cascade is a must-see attraction for anyone making their way around Iceland’s Ring Road. Skógafoss waterfall makes for both a great day trip from Reykjavik or part of a larger Icelandic...
View of Akureyri and glacier from the bay
Iceland's Second City is a cozy little town of 18,000 in the northern part of the country. Resting at the foot of the Eyjafjörður fjord, this charming municipality is a must-stop destination on any trip around Iceland’s Ring Road. With the colorful wooden houses that are so quintessentially Icelandic and an iconic church designed by Iceland's most famous architect, there...
There are plenty of off the beaten path activities on Snaefellsnes peninsula
Earlier this week we covered a few of the main highlights when visiting Iceland’s Snæfellsnes peninsula. Kirkjufell mountain, Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall, Snæfellsnes National Park, and Snæfellsjökull glacier are some of the more well-known, popular attractions in this part of West Iceland. But they're not the whole story. There's plenty more to see and do in the area known as “Iceland...
The Hverir geothermal area is know for its colorful bubbling mud. It's the perfect stop on any Iceland road trip
Imagine hitting the open road and driving past active volcanoes, powerful waterfalls, floating blue icebergs, breaching whales, turquoise volcanic lakes, or even seeing the majestic Northern Lights dancing in the distance. You will experience all of this and more if you decide to take a road trip in Iceland. The small Nordic island is a magical place, and there...
Mountains and road in car rearview mirror in Iceland with times and distances
How long does it take to drive to the Blue Lagoon, Vatnajökull National Park, or around the Golden Circle? Well, like many things in life, the answer is “it depends”. When driving in Iceland and seeing how long it takes to drive to Iceland's most popular attractions, there are many more factors to consider than simply driving distances. Everything...
Colorful, bubbling mud and rocks in Hverir in Iceland's Diamond Circle
Many people who come to Iceland on vacation have a short 5-day or 7-day itinerary. This usually gives them just enough time to explore Reykjavik, soak in the healing waters of the Blue Lagoon, and explore popular areas like Vatnajökull National Park and Reynisfjara in the south or Snaefellsnes Peninsula in the west. While it’s no secret that south Iceland...
Bubbling mud at the Hverir geothermal area near Lake Mývatn
Tucked away in northeast Iceland is Lake Mývatn, a popular destination among tourists and locals alike. The volcanic lake, with hues of turquoise and azure, is part of Iceland’s Diamond Circle route. While many visitors make their way along the south shore on their trip to Iceland, those who take a full trip around Iceland’s Ring Road are in...
Green pump at gas station in Iceland
Driving around Iceland on the country’s 1,333 km (828 mi) Ring Road means spending a fair bit of time at the local petrol stations along the way. No Iceland itinerary would be complete without having to stop your vehicle, stretch, grab some Icelandic hot dogs, take photos, and then get back on the open road. If you have never...
Views from inside of a car on a Road trip in Iceland
Welcome back to our third and final installment of your 7-day itinerary for a road trip in Iceland. We are now reaching the end of our trip as we wake up in the beautiful Snæfellsnes Peninsula. I recommend waking up early to take advantage of the entire day. What exciting and breathtaking locations await us in the Snæfellsnes Peninsula? Day...
girl with a map for hr 7-Day Ring Road Itinerary
You have just spent the night either in Vík or somewhere in the surrounding region. You are bright-eyed, bushy-tailed and ready to go out and tackle the next portion of your Ring Road adventure through Iceland. Southern Iceland has some must-see locations you should visit before making your way up north and eventually back west. Now that you have...


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