Iceland is one of the first European countries that will allow visitors from the United States and United Kingdom. After being closed due to the global pandemic, fully vaccinated travelers will be able to visit the ice-covered country without having to quarantine.

If you are looking to be one of the first travelers to explore the re-opened country, here’s a guide to exploring Iceland to the fullest.


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Where To Stay


If modern luxury is what you seek, Ion Adventure Hotel is an upscale hotel with floor-to-ceiling windows and a posh spa. However, Hilton Reykjavík Nordica is a budget-friendly option located near the city center and popular attractions like Reykjavík Botanical Gardens, and Kringlan Shopping Center.


What To Do In Iceland


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Ready for a relaxing experience like no other? Head to the Blue Lagoon for a chance to meet locals and engage in a true self-care attraction. Blue Lagoon is an open water geothermal seawater pool that is said to have healing powers.

Looking for a bit of adventure? Iceland is home to whale watching, and happens to be one of the biggest nesting areas for the animals. Take a day cruise through the country and see whales in their natural habitat.

Where To Eat


Restaurant Reykjavík is a restaurant full of Icelandic history, and highlights the fishermen native to Iceland as it serves up fresh seafood native to the country.

101 Reykjavík Street Food is a restaurant dedicated to turning traditional dishes into modern-day street food. The seafood soup is raved about all over the island.