“If you are planning on staying in Reykjavik for most of your trip, there’s no need to rent a car. Bus tours and shuttles can get you to and from some of the country’s top attractions, such as the Blue Lagoon and the Golden Circle.”
Iceland, also known as the land of fire and ice, is an outer-worldly destination full of breathtaking mountains, geothermal hot springs, and an eclectic culture that honors its traditions. Reykjavik is the country’s capital and is by far the most metropolitan city in the country of just over 300,000 (the city is home to around 100,000 residents). The nightlife puts the U.S. to shame—bars often stay open as late (or early) as 6 a.m.