Iceland Is Magical And You Should Make It Your Next Getaway

Just don't be surprised if you get a strong case of wanderlust immediately after viewing them.

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If you want to pack in some of the most unforgettable views nature has to offer, you should book a ticket to Iceland immediately—maybe even go big and stay at the Blue Lagoon's first-ever five star hotel? (It's an absolute dream.)

Aside from breathtaking lagoons, the country's landscape is spotted with geysers, waterfalls, glaciers, volcanic landscape, rolling hills, and more. Needless to say, the adventures are endless, though, if you're not looking to book a wild trip, there are many relaxing options as well. Take a look:

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The Blue Lagoon

The is a man-made body of water that was formed in 1976 and is located in a lava field in Grindavík in southwestern Iceland. It's fed water from a nearby geothermal power plant and is known as an innovative (and beautiful) way of combining nature with spa luxuries.

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Tourists travel from all over to soak in the lagoon and since it's always around , people can swim in it year-round. As a result of the warm water against the cool air, steam rises from the water, creating a truly romantic environment.

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One of the most luxurious amenities this natural spa offers? (swoon).

The Northern Lights
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During September to March the Northern Lights are a major attraction in the country, because the colorful belts of light can only be seen in a few places in the world. Here's a look at the Aurora Borealis in north Iceland.

Ice Caves
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If you're up for some glacial hiking, you can visit the ice caves. New formations are created each year as the ice freezes, which makes them one-of-a-kind—just make sure you visit during the winter if you want to explore these cold creations in their full glory.

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Even better: If you're really up for an , these caves can offer various high-intense level activities based on what you're most comfortable with (clearly this person is not afraid of heights!).

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Endless glacial caves are perfect for trekking through, as long as you're up for a little adventure and, of course, don't mind the cold.

Silfra Fissure
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Speaking of cold...if you don't mind it and actually care to swim in it, you might even decide to snorkel in the Silfra Fissure where you can swim between the North American and Eurasian continents. Down in the Silfra Fissure, according to , it is said there is the clearest water in the world, which seems dreamy until you realize the year-round temperature of the water is between .

Strokkur Geyser
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The is one of the most famous geysers in the country and erupts every 8 to 10 minutes, blasting up 50 to 65 feet—or, at times, even a remarkable 131 feet above the ground.

Rolling Hills
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Not into the snow? Don't worry, it's not white all year long. Here's a road in the Thingvellir region that showcases the rolling grass hills and mountains during the warmer months.

The Waterfall Of The Gods
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There's even this beauty called "The Waterfall of the Gods" (or Goðafoss). History has it that in the year 999 a made Christianity the official religion of Iceland. After his conversion, he threw Pagan statues into the waterfall, making it the official symbolic site of conversion.

The Highlands
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The highlands features a lava field that was formed after a volcano erupted around the year 1477.

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And to top it all off, the cityscapes are adorable and picturesque, too. Here, colorful houses in Reykjavik (the country's coastal capitol) pop against the snow-capped mountains in the distance.

The Hallgrímskirkja Church
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Should you find yourself in Iceland's capital, Reykjavik, you'll definitely see the , as it's the city's main landmark. As it is just under 245 feet tall, the church can be seen from almost everywhere in the city—of course, since it's the .

Hekla Volcano
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Reportedly one of the most active volcanos on Earth, the volcano in Hekla (not the town of Hella), Iceland towers approximately 5,000 feet. According to , this scenery has served as inspiration for many artists and filmmakers, including Ridley Scott "who partly filmed his Prometheus there."

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