Stockholm, the national capital, is situated 280 miles (451 kilometers) southeast of Brunflo.
Brunflo isn't the only spot in this intriguing region that is worth seeing; those withe enough time should drive a little further out to experience the special qualities of the surrounding landscapes, towns and cities. You'll find Krokom, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southeast, and Svenstavik 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northeast.
Ostersund, is another good spot to discover. It is 9 miles (14 kilometers) from Brunflo and offers a wide range of things to see and do, including Ostersund Town Hall, Badhusparken and Storsjobadet Water Park. Ensure you don't rush back to Brunflo until you've checked out Ostersund's Froso Zoo, Froso Church and Ostersund Ski Stadium.
The area around Brunflo is well known for its many traditional villages; these are often reminders of the area's colorful history.
Try out some of the region's most popular cold weather activities. Both locals and travellers enjoy skiing here. Cross-country skiing is also popular.
Regardless of whether you're taking the common tourist route or taking the path less trodden, picking up a range of Swedish phrases will be sure to open doors. "Vill du dansa med mig?" is a good example. It means "Would you like to dance with me?" And also "Varifrån kommer du?", which translates as "Where are you from?"
When you have to pack up your backpack and say "Hej då" to Brunflo, you'll have heaps of memories of your time here.