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Iceland

Iceland Adventure

If adventure is what you seek, Iceland delivers with immersive, unique experiences that are hard to find elsewhere. Wade in the world-famous Blue Lagoon with its natural milky blue water and warm temperatures. Explore Iceland's Southern Peninsula with its moss-covered lava fields, steam vents and stunning cliff views or the Golden Circle with natural wonders such as Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss waterfall and Strokkur geyser. Stay in Grindavik for the best chance to see one of Iceland's most enchanting and famous phenomenons, the Northern Lights. Referred to as the "Crown Jewel of Iceland", experience the vast and magnificent Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon for breathtaking views of the South Coast. With the amount of different landmarks and activities to experience around all of Iceland, there are so many reasons to choose this spectacular country for your next adventure.

The Basics for Every Iceland Adventure

Time Zone: GMT
Primary Language: Icelandic
Currency: Icelandic krona; U.S. dollar and Euro widely accepted
Entry Requirements: Valid passport; visas aren't required for trips less than 90 days
Best Times to Visit: mid-June through August

Iceland Honeymoon Ideas

If you and your new spouse are looking for an adventure destination for your honeymoon, look no further than Iceland. If you visit during whale season, book a boat trip from Reykjavik and enjoy the chance to see humpback whales, porpoises and orcas. Ride ATV's together on an excursion along Iceland's gorgeous black sand beaches and lava fields. If you two are feeling daring, descend 400 feet into a dormant volcano or take a caving tour of the Thrihnukagigur volcano instead. Finally, take a helicopter flight over Iceland's capital of Reykjavik and see an aerial view of this city's colorful roofs, important landmarks and vast wilderness.

Destination Weddings in Iceland

Only a five-hour flight from New York, Iceland is a premier destination wedding location due to its travel convenience to the United States. Say "I do" in a gorgeous glacier cave and dance the night away under the Northern Lights. Take wedding photos along the black-sand beaches or fields of green next to towering volcanoes and glaciers. If you're looking for a simpler ceremony, there are quaint churches full of character and rustic towns with gorgeous mountain landscapes for a beautiful backdrop to your nuptials.

Iceland Climate & Weather

Depending on your itinerary in Iceland, there are certain months to visit based on natural phenomenons. If you want to whale watch, plan your trip between May and September. Looking to see the Northern Lights? Go between the months of October and March. The most popular time to visit is between mid-June and August because the summer days are longer and warmer. Winters are not as cold as you might think they are in Iceland. Temperatures hover around 30 degrees F in January and February.