Itinerary in Iceland

Exploring Iceland from Reykjavik to the Remote Highlands

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Top 10 Places to Visit with Your Rental Car in Iceland

Exploring Iceland by rental car has become a popular way to see the country's beauty and natural wonders. With so many attractions to visit and scenic drives to enjoy, you will not run out of places to see during your road trip!

Go Car Rental Iceland travel writer Leah BIlquist
By Leah BIlquistWed, Aug 23, 2023 • 10 min read
Iceland landscape view from a rental car.Rental Cars

Uncover Iceland's Hidden Gems: Offbeat Destinations

If you're planning a trip to Iceland, you're likely already excited about visiting the country's well-known natural wonders like the Golden Circle, the Blue Lagoon, and Reykjavik's lively city center. However, if you really want to make your trip unforgettable, consider an Iceland car rental. Why, you may ask? Well, there are numerous hidden gems in Iceland that are only accessible by car. Read on to discover the secrets that Iceland has to offer beyond the traditional tourist routes.

Go Car Rental Iceland travel writer Aron Freyr
By Aron FreyrTue, Jun 20, 2023 • 8 min read
Vestrahorn at night during northernlightsEast Coast

Stokksnes: Exploring the Hidden Gem of Iceland

Ah, Stokksnes! Have you ever dreamt of a place where the earth, sea, and sky converge in a magical dance? Stokksnes is just that place. A true wonder of nature, it's where the boldness of black sand meets the serenity of the azure sea, all set against a backdrop of majestic mountains. Sounds enticing, doesn't it?

Go Car Rental Iceland travel writer Leah BIlquist
By Leah BIlquistSat, Mar 18, 2023 • 8 min read
Unique basalt arch on Dyrholaey cape in south IcelandSouth Coast

Marvel at Nature: Exploring Dyrholaey in Iceland

Nestled in South island is a special place you have to see for yourself, the Dyrhólaey Peninsula. Dyrhólaey translates to “Door Hill Island” as it once was a volcanic island before it joined the mainland and became a nature preserve. The area has two parts you can explore, an upper and a lower. We will go over how to get there, what to see and so much more. Here is your guide to the breathtaking Dyrholaey Peninsula.

Go Car Rental Iceland travel writer Leah BIlquist
By Leah BIlquistFri, Mar 10, 2023 • 8 min read
a photopgrapher taking pictures of Iceland's landscapes and its sunsetWestfjords

Coastal Charms: Journeying through West Iceland

West Iceland is a hidden treasure that's often overshadowed by the popular Golden Circle or South Coast attractions. But it's a gem that's waiting to be discovered.

Go Car Rental Iceland travel writer Leah BIlquist
By Leah BIlquistThu, Mar 9, 2023 • 15 min read
group of people boarding an Icelandic plane at Keflavik airportPlaces to Visit

Arrival Bliss: Keflavik, Your First Stop in Iceland

Who says your adventure doesn’t start at the airport? While many take off and land at Keflavik Airport, they sometimes overlook the surrounding area. We understand Iceland has so much to explore, but spending a half day exploring the Reykjanesbær region before or after your flight is a must! From scenic lighthouses to quirky museums, there is so much for you to do. Here are our top picks for what to do near Keflavik Airport in Iceland.

Go Car Rental Iceland travel writer Leah BIlquist
By Leah BIlquistTue, Mar 7, 2023 • 8 min read
Northern Lights at Godafoss waterfall in winter, north Iceland.North Coast

Discovering Tranquility: Journey to North Iceland

Iceland is technically a small country, with big places to explore. The country has over 6400 miles of land, making it double the size of Denmark. It is also roughly the same size as the state of Kentucky, which is in America. There are generally four sides of the country, the east, west, south, and north. Each provides a unique adventure for you to enjoy. From waterfalls to volcanoes, we are going to break down the 18 must-sees in Northern Iceland. And what makes them so special?

Go Car Rental Iceland travel writer Leah BIlquist
By Leah BIlquistWed, Mar 1, 2023 • 15 min read
An aerial view of the abandoned DC plane on Solheimasandur beach in Iceland. The plane rests in the middle of a vast black sand beach.Places to Visit

History Unearthed: Solheimasandur Plane Wreck Adventure

Solheimasandur beach in Iceland is a popular tourist destination known for its stunning natural beauty and unique features. One of the most notable attractions on the beach is the abandoned DC Plane, which has become an iconic symbol of Iceland's rugged landscape and adventurous spirit. In this article, we will explore the history and significance of the abandoned DC Plane on Solheimasandur beach.

Go Car Rental Iceland travel writer Leah BIlquist
By Leah BIlquistMon, Sep 26, 2022 • 10 min read
Fabulous landscape of a waterfall in IcelandGolden Circle

Iceland Golden Circle Adventure: Explore Must-See Sites of the Iconic Route

Embark on an unforgettable journey through Iceland, a land renowned for its captivating blend of fire and ice. Central to this experience is the Golden Circle, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which beckons travelers with promises of unparalleled beauty, thrilling adventures, and immersive encounters with raw nature.

To fully experience the wonders of this iconic route, consider renting a car for convenient exploration. As you traverse the Golden Circle, you'll encounter the awe-inspiring Rift Valley and the bubbling geothermal wonders of Haukadalur Valley, where hot water springs forth from the earth in mesmerizing displays. Opting for a Golden Circle tour ensures an enriching experience, allowing you to delve into the history and significance of each stop, including the majestic Thingvellir National Park.

Go Car Rental Iceland travel writer Bryan Shelmon
By Bryan ShelmonMon, Jun 20, 2022 • 11 min read
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Nature's Masterpiece: Must-See Regions of Iceland

There are so many places to visit in Iceland that it can be overwhelming to choose where to go. This guide provides a list of the best places to visit in Iceland.

Go Car Rental Iceland travel writer Leah BIlquist
By Leah BIlquistTue, Jun 7, 2022 • 20 min read
An aerial view of the stunning, otherworldly landscape of Iceland, with vibrant green moss covering the volcanic rocks and mountains in the background.Places to Visit

Location Spotlight: Must-Visit Places in Iceland

Discover Iceland's breathtaking landscapes and explore the unique, extraterrestrial environments that make this country so special. Visit 6 must-see locations that look like they belong on another planet.

Go Car Rental Iceland travel writer Leah BIlquist
By Leah BIlquistMon, May 2, 2022 • 11 min read