Category: South Iceland

April 28, 2022 Visiting Vik – the Great Stopover in South Iceland 

Most Happy Campers stop at least for a brief time in Vik i Myrdal (or just Vik). A village in South Iceland is a popular rest stop before driving further or turning back (if your trip is short and you only have time to explore the South coast). It might look small but do not […]

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October 29, 2021 Driving in Iceland: Parking Fees and Road Tolls

The vast majority of destinations in Iceland offer free parking, and you can drive without worrying about paying any parking fees or road tolls. However, there are some places where the fee is mandatory, and sometimes travelers forget to look around to see if they parked in a paid parking spot. Generally, you can expect to pay in such […]

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July 14, 2021 Welcome to Happy Campsite Keflavik

We are very excited to finally open and invite you to the Happy Campsite Keflavik. We’ve been working on this project for a very long and now we are ready to welcome the first guests. The campsite is located only 6 min from the KEF Internation Airport next to Happy Campers Headquarters. Even though it […]

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June 4, 2021 Road Trip of Firsts – A 4-Day Adventure

I’ve never traveled by campervan, but I’ve always wanted to.  I’m a terrible camper, my last attempt sleeping in a tent ended in me doing some sort of uncoordinated barrel roll to get out.  I declared myself a hotel or nothing kind of girl after that.  For my birthday this year, I decided to finally […]

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May 19, 2021 8 Unique Museums to Visit in Iceland

Of course, Iceland’s most famous attraction is its breathtaking nature. However, when you drive through the country, you quickly notice how many unique museums there are! Some are big, some are small, some offer incredible interactive experiences, others can be very peculiar yet informative. What they all have in common is that they offer a […]

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November 27, 2017 An Adventure in South Iceland Any Time of the Year

It’s common to receive a lot of questions from customers asking if it’s possible to see this attraction or that attraction depending on the time of year. And yes, there are plenty of destinations around Iceland Happy Campers doesn’t recommend visiting nor are they open over the winter- and sometimes summer. But there are also […]

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April 23, 2017 A Happy Camper’s Guide to Vestmannaeyjar

Over the Easter Weekend, I visited Vestmannaeyjar (or Westman Islands) and can highly recommend adding this destination to your Iceland bucket list for 1-2 days. Taking over your Happy Camper is a cinch as well, especially when the campsite is up and running from mid-May! Heimaey (the main island) has interesting history and exciting outdoor […]

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September 3, 2013 Top 10 Hidden Gems of Iceland

Many travelers I talk to only have a few days in Iceland so they usually just stick to Route 1 (the ring road). In that case, I highly recommend checking out some of the more popular attractions, like the Blue Lagoon, Myvatn Nature Baths, Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon, the Golden Circle, and other popular tourist places close to Route […]

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