10 days in Iceland & Boston Itinerary

10 days in Iceland & Boston Itinerary

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Start: Boston, United States
Fly + Shuttle:  8 h 30 min
1
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Vik, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Borgarnes, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9 h 45 min
4
Boston, United States
— 4 nights
End: Boston, United States

3
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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Hallgrimskirkja and Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Tales from Iceland and National Museum of Iceland. Change things up with these side-trips from Reykjavik: Viking World (in Keflavik) and Thermal Spas (in Grindavik). There's much more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Grotta Lighthouse, admire all the interesting features of Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), see the interesting displays at The Icelandic Punk Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Reykjavik travel planner.

Boston, USA to Reykjavik is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Reykjavik is 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 4°C in March, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Viking World, Gerdarsafn Kopavogur Art Museum, Thermal Spas, Rokksafn Islands - The Icelandic Museum of Rock 'n' Roll
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Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Reykjavik Open Air Museum ©
Reykjavik Open Air Museum
Tales from Iceland ©
Tales from Iceland

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Vik, Iceland

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, get engrossed in the history at Skogar Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Reyniskyrka Church, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Reynisfjara Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Vik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Reykjavik to Vik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Vik can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Borgarnes.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Skogar Museum
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Reynisfjara Beach ©
Reynisfjara Beach
Skogar Museum ©
Skogar Museum
Reyniskyrka Church ©
Reyniskyrka Church

1
night
Borgarnes, Iceland

Borgarnes ©
Borgarnes is a town located on a peninsula at the shore of Borgarfjörður in Iceland.It has a population of 1,763 (as of January 2011). Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): examine the collection at Borgarnes Museum and then get engrossed in the history at The Settlement Center.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Borgarnes online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Vik to Borgarnes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Borgarnes can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Boston.

Things to do in Borgarnes

Museums
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The Settlement Center ©
The Settlement Center
Borgarnes Museum ©
Borgarnes Museum

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Boston, United States

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum of Fine Arts and Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Trinity Church and Back Bay. There's still lots to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall, steep yourself in history at Charlestown Navy Yard, take in the architecture and atmosphere at King's Chapel, and get a sense of history and politics at Massachusetts State House.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Boston driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Borgarnes to Boston with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. You will leave for home on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
Back Bay ©
Back Bay

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