14 days in North Iceland Itinerary

14 days in North Iceland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Akureyri
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Reykjahlid
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Siglufjordur
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  27 h
End: Newark

5
nights
Akureyri

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Get out of town with these interesting Akureyri side-trips: Varmahlid (Glaumbaer Museum & Víðimýrarkirkja). And it doesn't end there: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, have fun and explore at Fridbjarnarhus, admire the sheer force of Goðafoss Waterfall, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Akureyri online holiday builder.

Newark, USA to Akureyri is an approximately 17- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Akureyri is 5 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Newark in July, with highs in Akureyri at 57°F and lows at 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Akureyri

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

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

5
nights
Reykjahlid

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Reykjahlid: Husavik (Thermal Spas, Horseback Riding Tours, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Dettifoss Waterfall, take in the pleasant sights at Viti Crater, explore the striking landscape at Hverir, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Krafla Lava Fields.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Reykjahlid trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akureyri to Reykjahlid takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Siglufjordur.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Lake Myvatn, Husavik
Highlights from your plan
Dettifoss Waterfall ©
Dettifoss Waterfall
Speed Boats Tours
Krafla Lava Fields ©
Krafla Lava Fields

1
night
Siglufjordur

Siglufjordur ©
On the 5th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Folk Music Center and then examine the collection at Herring Era Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Siglufjordur road trip planner.

You can drive from Reykjahlid to Siglufjordur in 2.5 hours. August in Siglufjordur sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 45°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Siglufjordur

Museums
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Herring Era Museum ©
Herring Era Museum
Folk Music Center ©
Folk Music Center

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