40 Gorgeous Reasons to Visit Our No. 1 Travel Destination for 2016

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"Nothing like the Blue Lagoon, even in the winter. It's nothing but magical but be sure to take time to absorb the views as well as the water. It is located just outside of Reykjavik."
"A lava field in Iceland."
"An amazing view of an ice cave inside a glacier."
"Rocks on a Vik area beach in Iceland."
"Sea stack with Reynisdrangar (troll pillars) in the distance, southern coast. The name comes from the legend that they are trolls that were turned to stone."
"An iceberg graveyard."
"Aurora Borealis at Jökulsárlón Lagoon."
"Black sand, basalt vertical columns, and a glacier in the distance in Iceland."
"Beautiful waterfalls in Iceland."
"Mt. Hekla in Iceland."
"As I was wandering around the Icelandic countryside, I felt like this scene didn't even look real. The combination of two different types of landscapes, which would each be beautiful individually, was amazing!"
"Jökulsárlón (Glacier Lagoon), Iceland's largest glacial lake with its highest mountain in the background. The lagoon has formed over the past 35 years by the retreat of one of the tongues of the Vatnajökull Glacier, which still covers 8% of the island."
"Playful puffins in Iceland."
"A view of the very colorful homes and buildings in Reykjavik from the lookout tower at the top of the church."
"Kirkjufell Mountain in Iceland."
"Morning view from our room at the Hotel Ísafjörður. Ísafjörður is the largest town in the Westfjords with a population of about 4,000. The hotel is on a moraine in the middle of the fjord, which provided this scenic view up the length of the fjord."
"Arising in the morning on the Snæfellsnes peninsula."
"Landmannalaugar is the most popular area in the southern highlands thanks to colorful mountains, lava flows, hot springs, and hiking opportunities."
"Thingvellir National Park in Iceland on a beautiful sunny day in March."
"The southern portion of the Ring Road, which goes around the perimeter of Iceland, leads to Skaftafell National Park, home to the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. Pieces of ice constantly break off from the inland glaciers, leaving the lagoon filled with floating icebergs."
"Corona over Ísafjörður."
"Iceland is a volcanic island so black volcanic rock decorates the land. Even the southern beaches are black!"
"Impressive looking rocks on a Vik area beach."
"Approaching a glacier in Iceland."
"Huge Ice chunks at Jökulsárlón Lagoon, Iceland."
"Icelandic horses."
"Aurora over Ísafjörður."
"A beautiful photo of a rainbow and a waterfall in Iceland."
"A powerful geyser, taken during a trip to Iceland in 2013."
"The Hallgrímskirkja Church in Reykjavik, Iceland, is a beautiful building and unique inside and out. If you have a chance, attend some kind of service as the acoustics are spectacular. The views from the top are also very nice."
"Alþingishúsið (Parliament House) in Reykjavik.The Alþingi was established in 930, which makes it the oldest parliament in the world, although it wasn't always in this building."
"Svartifoss (Black Falls) in Vatnajökull National Park falls past basalt columns."
"A sculpture in Reykjavik, Iceland."
"How often do you get a chance to be this close to a glacier? Amazing!"
"In a country that seems so modern these days, it's hard to imagine that Icelandic people used to live in homes like this."
"While gazing at the amazing waterfalls and geysers in Iceland, I had to remind myself that some of the natural beauty was also under my feet."
"Landmannalaugar Falls."
"Glaciers in Iceland."
"Gullfoss (Golden Falls) is similar to Victoria Falls, with the Hvítá River falling into a rift."

From impressive waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanic landscapes to the colorful city of Reykjavik, our well-traveled BT audience gives you a virtual tour of this unbelievable must-see destination.

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