Far and away the most popular thing to do in Iceland is go hiking. There are tons of awesome peaks to wander on and brilliant sights to see.
Laugavegur in Icelandic means “Hot Spring Route,” a name that is very revealing as to the kind of hiking you’ll expect along this trek.
The Fimmvorduhals Trek is about 16 miles and contains a lot of up and down hiking. You won’t necessarily need to bring backpacking equipment because there are cabins along the road.
The Hornstrandir Trek is about a six-day-long hike with no real facilities. It is challenging merely because you are out in the middle of nowhere faced with the elements.
Breidamerkurjokull is a massive glacial tongue. It is an incredibly popular destination for tourists, as its views are stunning.