7 days in Iceland Itinerary

7 days in Iceland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Iceland trip maker

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Fly
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Reykjavik
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Vik
— 1 night
Drive
3
Geysir
— 1 night
Drive to Keflavik International Airport, Fly to Springfield Branson National Airport

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Reykjavik

— 4 nights
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Get a sense of the local culture at Hallgrimskirkja and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of Iceland and Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar). Explore Reykjavik's surroundings by going to Thingvellir National Park (in Thingvellir) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). Spend the 27th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, walk around Hellisgerdi Park, stop by Orrifinn, and appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Reykjavik day trip website.

Springfield, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Springfield to Reykjavik is 6 hours. Traveling from Springfield in June, expect Reykjavik to be much colder, temps between 55°F and 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Vik

— 1 night
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
On the 29th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Skogafoss, then kick back and relax at Reynisfjara Beach, then take in a show at Icelandic Lava Show, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Black Sand Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vik trip planner.

You can drive from Reykjavik to Vik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Geysir.

Things to do in Vik

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Geysir

— 1 night
Geysir tourism revolves around a famed geyser, which goes from very calm to extremely volatile depending on the subterranean seismic activity at the time.
On the 30th (Wed), take in the natural beauty of Strokkur and then take in the dramatic scenery at Gullfoss Falls.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Geysir using our trip planner.

Getting from Vik to Geysir by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Geysir are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Geysir

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Iceland travel guide

4.5
Waterfalls · Churches · Thermal Spas
Land of Fire and Ice
Experience the drama of this mountainous island in the North Atlantic, from glacial rivers to rushing waterfalls and geothermal hot spots. Iceland's cities, like its capital Reykjavik, are home to passionate natives who honor their Icelandic culture and history. Venture from the cities to experience the country's most powerful attraction: its breathtaking landscapes. Take a trip to one of the island's renowned national parks, see the effects of volcanic activity, and go for a dip in one of its many lakes. A haven for outdoor recreation, you can glacier hike, whitewater raft, and swim in natural pools.