Iceland offers wondrous attractions of geysers, lagoon and waterfalls, however, some sites can become crowded during peak seasons. If you're looking for alternatives, here are stunning attractions you must see in Iceland.
Gullfoss. The stunning waterfalls appear golden on sunny days. The island is a protected area under the state of Iceland. Aside from its scenic views, it also holds great history where its former owner fought against developers who were planning to build a hydroelectric power plant.
Pingvellir National Park. According to Visit Iceland, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is bounteous of resources. Its well-conditioned waters are an ideal fishing spot for char and brown trout. This key historical location offers many unique natural features, which include the Almannagja which formed by two tectonic plates.
Secret Lagoon. If you want to relax and witness the Northern Lights, try the Secret Lagoon. It's a pool built on natural hot springs with a constant 100-104 F temperature. You would also be amazed of the eruptions of geysers nearby.
Hraunfossar. According to CNN Travel, Hraunfossar offers a harmony of fire and water. It presents a picturesque view of waterfalls over the Hallmundarhraun lava fields. Aside from that, there's also a nearby mini waterfall named Barnafoss.
Strokkur and Geysir at Haukadalur. It features amazing geological formations and some of the biggest geysers there are in Iceland. You can easily witness the eruptions of Strokkur every 10 minutes while Geysir rarely erupts. You would surely enjoy the attractions nearby such as 40 small hot springs and mud pots. Plus, one can also try baking bread directly from the earth's heat.
Iceland is a holiday destination that offers many attractions.There's just so much to see here but before you do that, how about trying these locations first because you'll surely have an unforgettable experience.