5 days in Edmonton & North Iceland Itinerary

5 days in Edmonton & North Iceland Itinerary

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5 days in Edmonton & North Iceland Itinerary

Start: Edmonton, Canada
1
Edmonton, Canada
— 1 night
+2
Fly + shuttle + bus:  17​h 30​min
2
Akureyri, Iceland
— 2 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Edmonton, Canada

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Edmonton, Canada

Edmonton ©
Though it suffers from frigid temperatures for much of the year, Edmonton offers a range of tourist activities for all four seasons.
On the 17th (Mon), browse the different shops at West Edmonton Mall, make a splash at World Waterpark, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Marine Life, and finally sample the fine beverages at Strathcona Spirits Distillery. Keep things going the next day: hike along Cavell Meadows Trail, look and learn at TELUS World of Science - Edmonton, and then steep yourself in history at Fort Edmonton Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Edmonton attractions planner.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airport is Edmonton International Airport. In February, daily temperatures in Edmonton can reach -4°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Akureyri.

Things to do in Edmonton

Shopping Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Cavell Meadows Trail
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Fort Edmonton Park ©
Fort Edmonton Park
West Edmonton Mall ©
West Edmonton Mall
World Waterpark ©
World Waterpark

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Akureyri, Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Goðafoss Waterfall, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Akureyri trip maker website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Edmonton to Akureyri. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to Akureyri is 7 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Edmonton in February: high temperatures in Akureyri hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Parks Outdoors
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Photography Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Speed Boats Tours

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