WHEN TO GO
For the welcome bonus of a dazzling midnight sun and lingering skies over the mountains, any time from late April to early October is highly recommended. November to March is equally alluring, especially given the arrival of the northern lights. Iceland’s weather is unpredictable; the east coast skies can be clear and sunny one minute, thunderous and apocalyptic the next. A waterproof, hat and sturdy shoes are a must.