25 photos to inspire a trip to Iceland with kids

Iceland is a country of contrast. No wonder why they call it the land of fire and ice!

Traveling around the country, experiencing the #vanlife in this wonderful country with our 5-year old daughter, we want to inspire you today to do the same with your young family. And maybe soon we’ll travel there, together, your family with us!

(P.S. I’m serious: if you would like to join us for a family tour of Iceland, please comment below and we’ll see what we can do 🙂

Horse encounter in Iceland

Horse encounter in Iceland

Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, Iceland

Seljalandsfoss Waterfall

Trail to the Vatnajökull Glacier, Iceland

Trail to the Vatnajökull Glacier

Svartifoss Waterfall, Iceland

Svartifoss Waterfall

Stokksnes Black Sand Beach, Iceland

Stokksnes Black Sand Beach

Stokksnes, Iceland

Stokksnes

Iceland

The vast wonders of Iceland

Sheep in Iceland

You’ll find a lot of sheep in Iceland!

Gullfoss Waterfall, Iceland

Gullfoss Waterfall

Vanlife in Iceland

Vanlife with Happy Campers in Iceland

Goðafoss Watefall, Iceland

Goðafoss Watefall

Mývatn Nature Baths, Iceland

Mývatn Nature Baths

Seljavallalaug Swimming Pool, Iceland

Seljavallalaug Swimming Pool

Vatnajökull Glacier, Iceland

Vatnajökull Glacier

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, Iceland

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon, Iceland

Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon

Svartifoss Waterfall, Iceland

Svartifoss Waterfall

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, Iceland

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, Iceland

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Family van life in Iceland

Family van life in Iceland with Happy Campers

Vanlife in Iceland

Van life in Iceland

Akureyri town pool with waterslides

Akureyri town pool with waterslides, a perfect activity to enjoy Iceland with kids!

Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, Iceland

Seljalandsfoss Waterfall

Skaftafell National Park, Iceland

Skaftafell National Park

Horses in Iceland

Gorgeous horses in Iceland

Touring the gorgeous Nordic country is like therapy for a family. Going through strong, positive emotions, and sharing meaningful moments together, brought us closer.

Honestly, you might not like the cold or prefer to spend your family vacation at the beach. Please put your preconceived ideas aside, and believe me when I am telling you that everyone I know that visited Iceland deeply fell in love with this fascinating and breathtaking country.

It is the safest country on Earth, so please don’t worry about the safety of your family. Second, Icelanders are the happiest people on the planet. Don’t you want to know their secret?

Also, there are a lot of things to do and see with your kids: hiking, glacier walks, cave discoveries, swimming and water sliding in thermal pools, biking and so much more!

Please stay tuned for our 10-day itinerary around Iceland for families with kids! Coming soon 🙂

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  • Elizabeth Vlug
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    Wow, your photos are fabulous. I think Iceland just moved up on our bucket list. Thank you for sharing.

    • Dominique Lessard
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      Thank you so much Elizabeth for your wonderful comment! You make my day 🙂

  • Susana Madeira
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    Your photos are amazing! I have a boy with 2 years old and I would like to visit this beautifull country for the next summer. Your words and photos inspiring me! 😉

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