If you go

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Bakkave­gur, 230 Ke­flavik 011-354-422-7922 www.hotel­berg.is A few min­utes from the air­port, a lovely fam­ily-owned ho­tel over­look­ing Ke­flavik har­bor. From $205.

Reyk­javik4You Apart­ments Bergstadas­traeti 12, 101 Reyk­javik 011-354-661-6700 www.reyk­javik4you.com Rental apart­ments in down­town Reyk­javik with ho­tel-style ser­vices. Three nights in a two-bed­room apart­ment were about $1,135.

WHERE TO EAT Bae­jarins Beztu Pyl­sur

Tryg­g­vata­gata 1, 101 Reyk­javík 011-354-511-1566 www.bbp.is/en The name for this world-fa­mous stand trans­lates to “the best hot dog in town.” Dogs about $3.

Mokka kaffi Skola­vor­dus­tigur 3A, Reyk­javík 011-354-552-1174 www.mokka.is The city’s old­est cof­fee shop also serves de­li­cious sand­wiches.

WHAT TO DO Whales of Ice­land

Fiskislod 23, Reyk­javík 011-354-571-0077 www.whale­sofice­land.is/en/ Open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in the win­ter, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. in the sum­mer. Adults about $25, chil­dren un­der 7 free.

Thingvel­lir Na­tional Park www.thingvel­lir.is/english.aspx A UNESCO World Her­itage site, this na­tional park is a day trip from Reyk­javik.

Blue La­goon 240 Grin­davik 011-354-420-8800 www.blue­la­goon.com Not too far from Ke­flavik In­ter­na­tional Air­port, the geo­ther­mal spa pool is the coun­try’s most fa­mous at­trac­tion. From $45.



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