There are plenty of practical reasons why Iceland is a great place to travel. You can fly there in less than six hours from the East Coast, the dollar remains strong against the Icelandic krona, and it's an easy layover on your way to Europe. But even if all those things didn't apply, Iceland should still be on the top of your travel bucket list because all of the beautiful things to see and do there. Here are 15 of our favorites.
1. Blue Lagoon
The Blue Lagoon isn't just a pretty place to visit just outside of Reykjavik. The silica-rich water does wonders for your skin too.