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Iceland Itineraries: The Stress-Free Way to Explore Iceland’s Beauty

Save time, worry less, and leave the planning to an expert.

Booking the tickets to Iceland? That’s easy peasy.

But crafting the perfect itinerary?
It’s even tougher than pronouncing “Eyjafjallajökull”.

Picture of Jeannie Walking on Rock Arch in Snaefellsnes, Part of the Iceland Itinerary | Iceland with a View

You thought planning your dream Iceland trip would be a breeze, but instead, you find yourself:

  • Struggling to figure out how to fit all the must-see sights into your limited time frame without feeling rushed or overwhelmed
  • Pulling your hair out trying to calculate drive times and estimate how long to spend at each stop
  • Worrying that you’ll make the wrong choices and end up wasting precious vacation days
  • Feeling like you need a degree in logistics just to plan a simple road trip

You’re searching for the ideal planning solution, but can’t seem to find it.

You feel like you’re forced to pick between two less-than-ideal options:

Option #1: Go The Travel Agency Route

You can spend thousands of dollars to have a travel agency plan your trip. Usually, these agencies funnel you into cookie-cutter tours, limiting your flexibility and customization all while pushing their tour partnerships over your personal preferences. 

Cons: Expensive, lack of flexibility, sticks to the tourist trail instead of revealing hidden gems

Option #2: Plan everything yourself

Take planning into your own hands. This often means countless hours scouring YouTube videos, blog posts, and random travel forums in hopes of getting accurate, up-to-date information. While those travel bloggers might have some nice photos and stories to share, they’re not necessarily true Iceland experts. Never mind, getting practical details on things like gas stations, restrooms, and the best stops to break up your road trip feels next to impossible. 

Cons: Time-consuming, stressful, unreliable info

Neither of these options gives you the personalized, stress-free experience you deserve.

But what if there was a better way? A way to get a meticulously crafted itinerary from a true Iceland expert without the high costs and rigidity of a travel agency?


Iceland Itineraries

Your Dream Iceland Trip, Planned. 

Imagine breathing out a sigh of relief, knowing you’re confidently heading to Iceland with a solid plan.

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  • Master The Timing Of Your Trip: Enjoy peace of mind with perfectly planned days. No more guessing—you’ll know exactly how much you can fit in each day, without feeling rushed or overwhelmed.
  • Reclaim Your Time: Save countless hours of research time with my ready-made itinerary, detailing *exactly* where to stop and how much to spend at each location.
  • On The Go Guidance: Navigate Iceland like a pro with the Google map version of your Iceland travel itinerary. Never worry again about where to stop for gas, find a restroom, or stop for lunch.
  • Hidden Gems: Get off the tourist trail and into Iceland’s secret corners. My itineraries pinpoint the BEST hidden gems along your route, so you can explore the undiscovered sights that most people miss. 
  • Navigate With Local Know-How: Imagine wandering Iceland with a local friend who knows all the best spots. My itineraries give you that insider access, offering personal tips for a truly authentic experience. 

🤔 Imagine that instead of planning the next 3 weeks stressing over planning your trip to Iceland…

You have a done-for-you itinerary in your inbox in the next 3 minutes. 😍

 “If you want an amazing trip to Iceland with all the work already done for you then this is for you!”

– Rachel

When you purchase one of my Iceland travel itineraries, you’ll get:

7-day Iceland Ring Road Itinerary, Step by Step Itinerary for Iceland


  • A day-by-day itinerary with the perfect mix of must-see attractions and hidden gems
  • Detailed driving directions and distances between stops so you know exactly how much to fit in each day
  • Accommodation and tour recommendations to suit every budget
  • Mouth-watering dining options for every occasion, from quaint cafes to gourmet restaurants


  • A customized map version of your Iceland itinerary for easy on-the-go access
  • Every stop marked along your route for ultimate convenience 
  • Hidden gems pinpointed so you discover lesser-known spots and off-the-beaten-path attractions effortlessly
  • Practical details like where to find gas stations, restrooms, and parking at your fingertips
Picture of the Iceland Map Included in Iceland Itinerary from Iceland with a View
Screenshot of Part of the Iceland Packing List Bonus Inside of the Iceland Itineraries | Iceland with a View


  • The “No Stone Unturned” pre-trip checklist: making sure you’ve got everything covered before your Iceland journey begins
  • The Iceland packing cheat sheet: a foolproof guide to make sure you have all the essentials for your dream trip


  • Facebook Community exclusively for Iceland with a View customers to connect with fellow travelers and ask questions!
  • Spotify Roadtrip Playlist with songs perfectly curated for your Icelandic adventure
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Whether you’re traveling solo, as a couple, or with a whole family or group, my itineraries provide everything you need for an unforgettable Iceland adventure. They work for any month or season, and can easily be customized based on your interests and trip duration.

We felt so lucky to know we had a plan.”

– Joanne

Let’s be real…most itineraries are vague and unhelpful. 

They barely give you any detail, and you have to fill in the gaps with a ton of your own research.

Talk about a waste of time and money.

But my Iceland travel itineraries are the complete done-for-you solution

Most Iceland Itineraries

  • Vague and generic, lacking detail
  • Focus only on touristy spots and crowded attractions
  • Little to no insider knowledge or logistical info
  • Fail to consider crucial factors like seasonality and daylight hours
  • One-size-fits-all approach with limited options

My Iceland Itineraries

  • Meticulously detailed, day-by-day plans
  • Mix of must-see highlights and hidden gems
  • Insider tips and practical info from a local expert
  • Carefully crafted to optimize your experience based on the time of year
  • Easily adaptable and customizable so you can enjoy exactly what YOU want
your Iceland expert

Meet Jeannie

After falling in love with Iceland on my honeymoon back in 2014, my husband and I promptly decided to sell everything we owned and uproot our lives to call this country home. I’m a seasoned road tripper and obsessive planner who lives and breathes all things Icelandic culture. It’s my mission to help as many people as possible experience the magic of Iceland! 

Picture of Jeannie Smiling at the Camera in the Westjfords in Iceland. Jeannie is Your Go-To for Iceland Travel Guides | Iceland with a View



You bet they are! While you might stumble upon some cheaper options out there, they often don’t have the same level of depth, detail, and insider knowledge that my itineraries bring to the table. I’ve put my heart and soul into creating these super comprehensive, expertly crafted itineraries that will save you time, stress, and money in the long run.

Not at all! My itineraries are designed to be flexible and adaptable to your preferences and travel style. While they provide a detailed, day-by-day plan, they also include plenty of suggestions for optional activities, sights, and tours.

If you find yourself with extra time, you can easily add these experiences to your trip. On the other hand, if you prefer a slower pace of travel, you can skip some stops or spend more time at a particular location without feeling pressured to stick to a strict schedule.

Think of my itineraries as a helpful framework that gives you the confidence and knowledge to make the most of your trip, while still allowing for spontaneity and personalization. They’re your guide, not your boss!

Each Iceland travel itinerary is carefully designed to help you see as much as possible without spending your entire vacation behind the wheel. Most days, you’ll be driving for under 3 hours, but depending on where you’re staying, you might have the occasional 4-hour drive. But don’t worry, all the driving distances are clearly noted in the description, so you’ll know exactly what to expect.

Yes! I have structured these itineraries so you can easily see a variety of nearby recommendations for accommodations, activities and dining options; giving you the flexibility to narrow down your choices to choose what works best for you. Whether you’re looking to save some cash or splurge on a luxurious, high-end adventure, my itineraries have got you covered. No matter your budget, I’m here to help you plan your best trip ever!

Absolutely! My itineraries are super easy to customize to fit your specific travel dates. Just use the itinerary as a guide and adjust the days and activities to match your timeline. Whether you have a few extra days to play with or need to cut your trip a bit shorter, my itineraries can be adapted to suit your needs.

To help you make the most of your time in Iceland and see all the amazing things this country has to offer, each itinerary has you staying somewhere new each night. But if you prefer a more leisurely pace and want to stay an extra night or two in a certain area, that’s totally doable – you’ll just need to make a few tweaks to your itinerary to make it work for you.

If you are a DIY’er and LOVE to plan all the things, you’ll want to go with my Iceland Guidebooks + Maps. These give you all the info you need at your fingertips to plan the best trip ever!

Does vacation planning overwhelm you?  Do you prefer someone tell you where to go and when? Then scoop up one of my itineraries – they’re like having a BFF who’s an Iceland travel expert, guiding you every step of the way. With my itineraries, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride, knowing that all the hard work has been done for you.

“I finally bought her 10 day itinerary and it changed the whole trip. I’m now confident that we will see everything that we want and more!

– Susan

⚠️ The Crucial Planning Factor: What Season You’re Traveling To Iceland

When it comes to planning your dream Iceland getaway, there’s one key factor that many generic travel itineraries overlook: seasonality. Imagine the disappointment of arriving at your bucket-list attraction, only to find it closed for the season, or discovering that the limited daylight hours won’t allow you to explore everything on your list.

Luckily, my Iceland itineraries are designed with seasonality in mind, so you can truly make the most of your trip.

Summer in Iceland with Green Landscapes and Gushing Waterfalls | Iceland with a View

Summer itineraries: April – October

Whether you’re chasing the midnight sun in summer, hunting for the Northern Lights in winter, or exploring the vibrant colors of autumn, my itineraries make sure you’re always in the right place at the right time.

Winter in Iceland with snowy Landscapes and frozen Waterfalls | Iceland with a View

Winter itineraries: November – March

“Don’t do Iceland without this!! We’re only on Day 1 of our trip and Jeannie’s itinerary has already paid for itself!”

– Ryan R.

Not sure which Iceland travel itinerary is right for you? Explore our most popular routes!

Ring Road

The Ring Road circles the entire country, making it an EPIC road trip route! Buckle up for the adventure of a lifetime as you journey through breathtaking landscapes, from mighty waterfalls to stunning glaciers and charming villages. Experience Iceland’s most famous sights and a healthy dose of hidden gems.

Golden Circle

Get ready to be WOWED by the beauty of Iceland’s Golden Circle! This unforgettable route showcases some of the country’s most stunning natural wonders, including the historic Þingvellir National Park, explosive geysers, and the powerful Gullfoss waterfall.

Snæfellsnes Peninsula

Experience the rugged beauty of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, located in Western Iceland. This region is like a “mini Iceland”, packed with dramatic coastlines, black sand beaches, the majestic Snæfellsjökull glacier, and so much more. It’s perfect for the adventurous traveler who wants a taste of everything!

South Coast

Prepare to fall in love with Iceland’s stunning South Coast! This region is home to some of the country’s most iconic attractions, including the famous black sand beaches of Reynisfjara, the awe-inspiring Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, and mighty waterfalls like Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss.


This remote region is a nature lover’s paradise, with its untouched landscapes, stunning fjörds, and incredible wildlife. Perfect for those looking to get off the tourist trail and discover a more rugged, untamed side of Iceland.