15 days in Iceland Itinerary

15 days in Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kansas City
Fly + Drive:  18 h
1
Heimaey Island
— 1 night
Ferry + Taxi:  3 h 15 min
2
Vik
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Geysir
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Reykjavik
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h
5
Akureyri
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Husavik
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Reykjahlid
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Djupivogur
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Kansas City

1
night
Heimaey Island

Heimaey Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): examine the collection at Landlyst Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Natturugripasafn Vestmannaeyja), then see the interesting displays at Eldheimar, and finally get impressive views of Eldfell.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Heimaey Island road trip planning site.

Kansas City, USA to Heimaey Island is an approximately 31- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Kansas City in June, expect Heimaey Island to be cooler, temps between 51°F and 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Vik.

Things to do in Heimaey Island

Museums Parks Nature
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Eldheimar ©
Eldheimar
Eldfell
Eldfell

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nights
Vik

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 23rd (Fri), admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, then admire all the interesting features of Dyrhólaey, then kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Reyniskyrka Church. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, and then see the interesting displays at Skogar Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vik trip itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Heimaey Island to Vik in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. June in Vik sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Skogar
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Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss

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Geysir

Geysir ©
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Fridheimar and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Strokkur.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Geysir holiday planner.

Drive from Vik to Geysir in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Geysir, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Reykjavik.

Things to do in Geysir

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Fridheimar
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Strokkur ©
Strokkur
Fridheimar ©
Fridheimar

3
nights
Reykjavik

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Handknitting Association of Iceland and JS Watch Company. Do your shopping at Laugavegur and 12 Tonar. Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Borgarnes (Borgarnes Museum & Blomasetrid). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, have some family-friendly fun at Mink Viking Portrait Studio, examine the collection at Aurora Reykjavik, and stop by Burid.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Reykjavik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Geysir to Reykjavik takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Shopping Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Borgarnes
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
National Museum of Iceland ©
National Museum of Iceland
12 Tonar ©
12 Tonar

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Akureyri

Akureyri ©
Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
On the 29th (Thu), examine the collection at The Motorcycle Museum of Iceland, examine the collection at The Aviation Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Linda Ola - Studio & Gallery, then stop by Flora, Akureyri, and finally look for gifts at Glerartorg Shopping Centre.

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Traveling by flight from Reykjavik to Akureyri takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Akureyri are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Husavik.

Things to do in Akureyri

Museums Shopping
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The Aviation Museum ©
The Aviation Museum

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Husavik

Husavik ©
The popular town of Husavik not only boasts some of Iceland's best whale-watching opportunities but is arguably the northeast coast's prettiest town.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): learn more about the world around you at The Húsavík Whale Museum, see the interesting displays at The Transportation Museum at Ystafell, and then see the interesting displays at The Exploration Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Husavik road trip tool.

You can drive from Akureyri to Husavik in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Husavik sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Husavik

Museums
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The Húsavík Whale Museum ©
The Húsavík Whale Museum
The Transportation Museum at Ystafell ©
The Transportation Museum at Ystafell
The Exploration Museum ©
The Exploration Museum

3
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
On the 1st (Sat), take in the natural beauty of Mývatn Nature Baths and then admire the sheer force of Dettifoss Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard), explore the striking landscape at Hverir, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Hverfjall.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Reykjahlid trip app.

Drive from Husavik to Reykjahlid in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Reykjahlid are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Djupivogur.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
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Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard) ©
Mt. Namafjall (Namaskard)
Hverfjall ©
Hverfjall
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall

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Djupivogur

Djupivogur ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): stop by Arfleifd, make a trip to Eggin i Gledivik, brush up on your military savvy at Icelandic Wartime Museum, then see the interesting displays at The French Museum, and finally stop by JFS Handcraft. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bulandstindur, then take in nature's colorful creations at Petra Stone Collection, and then head outdoors with Meleyri.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Djupivogur trip planner.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Djupivogur in 3.5 hours. July in Djupivogur sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Djupivogur

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Petra Stone Collection, Icelandic Wartime Museum, The French Museum, Meleyri
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Petra Stone Collection ©
Petra Stone Collection
Icelandic Wartime Museum ©
Icelandic Wartime Museum
Bulandstindur ©
Bulandstindur

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