Putting the 'ice' in Iceland?
November 6, 2012 5:51 PM Subscribe
Touring Iceland in March: bad idea?
posted by eugenen to Travel & Transportation around Iceland (11 answers total) 11 users marked this as a favorite
I have an opportunity to take a vacation in mid-March 2013. I've long wanted to see Iceland. I'd probably want to spend a few days in Reykjavik and take 8 or 9 days to drive the Ring Road, (safely) get off the beaten path a little bit (maybe venture into Westfjords), find some cool stuff to see. I'd most likely be traveling alone.
The question: Will I regret doing this in March? I don't mind the cold, and I don't mind darkness (though I understand the days aren't too short in March), but if much of what I'd want to see is inaccessible or closed, the roads muddy and hard to drive, etc., that would obviously be unfortunate.
I get the sense the interior would pretty much be off-limits. I'm not sure how bummed I should be about that.
Would appreciate thoughts from locals or anyone who's done something like this.