WHEN TO GO
Visiting Iceland in summertime, specifically around the summer equinox on June 21, ensures you long days and short nights. If you’re a night owl, visit Iceland in winter; you’ll only see about four to five hours of daylight. Spring and fall daylight hours are similar to those in the United States.
HOW TO GET THERE
IcelandAir flies daily from New York, Boston, Baltimore/Washington, and Minneapolis into Keflavík International Airport, about 30 miles outside of Reykjavík.
WHAT TO DO IN THE SUMMER
Biking, bird watching, camping, fishing, horseback riding, glacier touring (snowmobiles, snowcats, Jeeps), golfing, hiking, midnight sunbathing, puffin watching, river rafting, shopping, swimming, theater, whale watching.
WHAT TO DO IN THE WINTER
Ballet shows, horseback riding, glacier touring (snowmobiles, snowcats, Jeeps), jazz concerts, northern lights, opera, shopping, skiing, swimming, symphony, theater, whale watching.
HOW TO PAY The currency in Iceland is the krona (ISK). The exchange rate is US $1 : ISK 103,129. ATMs are available at most banks.
Bathing suit, passport, jacket, walking shoes.