Category Archives: Iceland

Iceland with Kids.The Golden Circle. Part 3.

This article details an Icelandic trip we took with our two children (ages 1.5 and 4 years) for five days in August 2015. Our full itinerary (with maps) can be found here. Iceland with Kids, Part 1 is here. Part 2 is here.   On our fourth day in Iceland we decided to check out Iceland’s famous Golden Circle, which consists of three attractions: Gulfoss (waterfall), Geysir (a mini Yellowstone, complete with geysers and hot pools), and Thingvellier National Park, home

Top Things To Do In Iceland With Kids

  Trip planning for families is always fraught with unknowns, especially in foreign countries. And trying to plan a trip when you only have a few days in a country is even more perilous as you don’t have the luxury of time to hit every recommended activity. Add in jetlag for both adults and kids, and you can be left feeling like a stopover simply isn’t worth the extra effort. But know this: Iceland is definitely worth your time. It’s

Iceland with Kids. Part 2. Skogafoss and Outdoor Swimming Pools.

This article details an Icelandic trip we took with our two children (ages 1.5 and 4 years) for five days in August 2015. Our full itinerary (with maps) can be found here. Iceland with Kids Part 1 is here. Part 3 is here.      Iceland is a land of waterfalls. They pour off the edges of black basalt cliffs and thunder onto the rocks below before streaming out to sea. ‘Foss’ in Icelandic means ‘waterfall’, so just like you would

Iceland with Kids. Southern Iceland. Part 1.

This article details an Icelandic trip we took with our two children (ages 1.5 and 4 years) for five days in August 2015. Our full itinerary (with maps) can be found here.  Our 7 hr Iceland Air flight left Seattle at 4:30pm on a Friday and deposited us at 7:30am, local time, on Saturday morning. We picked up our rental car and munched on a few bagels that I’d brought with us. We arrived on a Saturday and it’s worth noting

Iceland 5 Day Itinerary with Kids

  We just got back from a trip to Scandinavia with the kids. Whoa nelly, Iceland is incredible. Out-of-this-world stunning natural beauty in it’s most primal forms: rock, ice, water, and fire. Halfway through our 8-hr flight home, Chris was already plotting a return trip. Who knew that a barren chunk of ground could be so captivating. Our itinerary included a direct flight from Seattle to Reykjavik, Iceland, with a 1.5 year-old and a four year-old. Ugh. Let’s just say that