Iceland is welcoming more tourists these days than it has locals, and that's leading to overcrowding at some popular sights. But explore further than Reykjavik's outer reaches, and you'll be rewarded with deserted highland roads and hot springs, breathtaking waterfall and fjord views, and, if you're lucky, a private show from the Northern Lights.
Elves houses in Iceland.
Iceland and Elves: A Guide to the Country's Beliefs in Magical Creatures
The Perlan and small geyser
The Complete Guide to Iceland's Perlan Museum
Standing In The Canyon Of Kvernufoss Waterfall, Iceland
April in Iceland: Weather, What to Pack, and What to See
Dimmuborgir, Iceland. Barren volcanic landscape of bizarre Dimmuborgir lava formation near Lake Myvatn, Iceland. Large area of unusually shaped lava fields east of Mývatn in Iceland. Rock formation.
The Complete Guide to Dimmuborgir
Winter Road at iceland
February in Iceland: Weather, What to Pack, and What to See
Northern lights at Mount Kirkjufell, Iceland
The 10 Best Things to Do in Iceland During the Winter
Hornbjarg in Hornstrandir, Iceland
Hornstrandir Nature Reserve: The Complete Guide
January in Iceland: Weather, What to Pack, and What to See
Vatnajokull glacier, Eastern Iceland, Iceland, Northern Europe.
The 9 Best Glaciers to See in Iceland
Man looking at view of epic waterfall in Iceland
The Complete Guide to Iceland's Godafoss Waterfall
Sunset in Akureyri
The Top 10 Things to Do in Akureyri, Iceland
Geysir erupting in Iceland
Iceland's Geysir Geothermal Field: The Complete Guide
Vik i Myrdal, Southern Iceland. Fields of lupins in bloom and the town church.
Your Trip to Iceland: The Complete Guide
Reykjavik, Iceland skyline at sunset
48 Hours in Reykjavik: The Perfect Itinerary
Driving in Iceland
Riding horses in Iceland
Where to Go Horseback Riding in Iceland
The Best Game of Thrones Filming Locations to Visit in Iceland
The 9 Highest Mountains in Iceland
Oxararfoss waterfall, Thingvellir National Park, Iceland
Thingvellir National Park: The Complete Guide
Seljalandsfoss waterfall, iceland
Seljalandsfoss Waterfall: The Complete Guide
Church in Vik with lupine flowers, Southern Iceland
The Top 22 Things to Do in Iceland
View of Iceland Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
The Top Waterfalls to Visit in Iceland
Sun setting over the Central Highlands
Landmannalaugar: The Complete Guide to Iceland's Central Highlands
The 10 Best Things to Do in Snaefellsnes Peninsula
Secret Lagoon in Southern Iceland
The Top 10 Hot Springs to Visit in Iceland
Dettifoss Waterfall
Iceland's Dettifoss Waterfall: The Complete Guide
Black sand beach at Reynisfjara
Iceland's Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach: The Complete Guide
Seljavallalaug Hot Spring in Southern Iceland
The Complete Guide to Iceland Hot Spring Etiquette
Stockholm, Sweden at Christmas
Christmas in Scandinavia: Traditions, Events, and Foods
Waterfalls in The Golden Circle
Iceland's Golden Circle: The Complete Guide
A wax figure depicting life in the early days of Iceland at the Sagamuseum in Reykjavik.
Top 9 Things to Do in Reykjavik
Reykjavik, Iceland
How to Save Money in Iceland
Hallgrimskirkja Cathedral
Hallgrimskirkja: Planning Your Visit
Reyka Vodka
The 10 Best Alcoholic Beverages in Iceland
People walking past a store front, Reykjavik, Iceland
Icelandic Phrases for Travelers
Blue Lagoon geothermal open air spa pool in Iceland, under blue sky streaked with clouds.
The Best Day Trips From Reykjavik
Gullfoss Waterfall Iceland Winter
The Best Time to Visit Iceland
TRUNO Gay Bar in Reykjavik, Iceland
Gay Nightlife in Reykjavik: Best Bars, Clubs, & More
9 Things to Eat in Iceland
Reykjavik Iceland in the evening
VAT Rates in Iceland and Refund Information
Fireworks going off outside during the Christmas season in Iceland
Iceland's Christmas Traditions
Eyjafjallajökull eruption
All About the Icelandic Volcano Eyjafjallajokull
Woman waiting at airport with dog and bags
Taking a Dog to Iceland
Iceland's weather by season
Weather in Iceland: Climate, Seasons, and Average Monthly Temperature
The Top 10 Places to Visit in Iceland
Keflavik Airport in Reykjavik.
Iceland's Reykjavik-Keflavik Airport Guide
Hiking group on Svínafellsjökull Glacier, Iceland.
Tipping in Iceland: The Complete Guide
Blue lagoon geothermal spa Iceland
Is It Safe in Iceland?
Northern lights tour in Jokulsarlon, Breidamerkurjokull Glacier, Vatnajokull Ice Cap, Iceland
The 7 Best Northern Lights Tours Around the World
Hallgrimskirkja cathedral
Enjoy Seven Days in Iceland
The Best 10 Hikes in Iceland
Aurora Borealis (northern lights) over the glacier lagoon, Jokulsarlon, on Iceland.
How to See the Northern Lights in Iceland
Skiing in Iceland
Skiing in Iceland: The Complete Guide
Skateboarder at Laugavegur, downtown, centre
The Best Free Things in Reykjavik, Iceland
Entrance to the Icelandic Punk Museum
The Best Museums in Reykjavik
Reykjavik cityscape in Iceland
Shopping in Reykjavik, Iceland
Iceland's Blue Lagoon.
The Blue Lagoon: The Complete Guide to Iceland's Most Famous Attraction
Bergsson Mathús
The Best Restaurants in Reykjavik
Skúli - Craft Bar
The Best Bars in Reykjavik
Glass of beer at Skúli Craft Bar with a candle next to it
The 9 Best Craft Beer Spots in Iceland