Rent Car: Northbound.is (~7 minutes from KEF)

  • $113 USD
  • Automatic
  • Nissan Micra Automatic
  • Unlimited miles
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Get a GPS or pocket wi-fi (additional cost)

Skip Blue Lagoon - timing doesn't work out anyways

Reykjavik (~45 minutes from Northbound.is)

  1. Baejarins Beztu Pylsur

    • Hot dogs for breakfast!

    • Saturday hours: 10:00 am - 04:30 am

  2. Harpa

    • It's too early to go inside. The building looks nice outside though

  3. Sólfarið

    • Popular famous sculpture outside by the water
    • Perlan

    • Nauthólsvík

      • Free hot spring/beach

    Head to the Golden Circle

    1. Thingvellir National Park (~45 minutes from Reykjavik)
      • Öxarárfoss Waterfall
      • Flosagjá fissure (throw a coin and make a wish; clear water between N. America and Europe's plates)
      • Almannagja (UNESCO; valley)
    2. Laugarvatn Fontana (lagoon if you want to try this one)
      • 10:00 AM
      • 4200 ISK
    3. Efstidalur II (~40 minutes from Thingvellir)
      • 11:30 AM; 10:00 AM for ice cream
      • Apparently the food is good here
    4. Bruarfoss Waterfall (~10 minutes from Efstidalur II)
    5. Strokkur geyser (~17 minutes from Efstidalur II)
    6. Gullfoss (~10 minutes from Strokkur)
    7. Faxi (~20 minutes from Gullfoss)
    8. Secret Lagoon (~15 minutes from Faxi)
      • 10:00 AM
      • 2800 ISK
    9. Kerið Crater (~30 minutes from Secret Lagoon)
    10. Selfoss (~15 minutes from Kerið)

    Back to Reykjavik

    1. Islenski Barinn for reindeer burger
      • Saturday hours: 11:30 AM - 3:00 AM [ BUT ]
      • Kitchen hours: 11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
    2. Hallgrimskirkja (church)

      1. Hours: 09:00 AM - 09:00 PM
      2. ~$9 USD
      3. Kind of like the city hall of Reykjavik
      4. Still too early to go inside
    3. Kolaportið
      • Flea market
      • 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Shop & explore some more

    Arrive: 12:05 AM
    Sunrise/sunset: ~04:30 AM - 10:30 PM

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