Reykjavik, which is the national capital, is located 170 miles (274 kilometers) southwest of Laugar, while Myvatn is 13 miles (21 kilometers) to the southeast.
You don't have to limit yourself to the points of interest in Laugar because the entire region is dotted with an abundance of fascinating cities, attractions and landscapes. To explore the area in even greater depth, head 16 miles (26 kilometers) to Husavik. Here you can pay a visit to the Husavik Harbour and Icelandic Phallogical Museum.
When it's time to spread your wings, why not check out the nearest regional center. Myvatn lays 13 miles (21 kilometers) away and features visitor attractions like Jarobodin, Leirhnjukur and Krafla Volcano. Namafjall, Lake Myvatn and Myvatn Nature Baths are some other visitor attractions worth investigating for those who find themselves with time to spare.
Why not take advantage of passionate locals who are keen to share their knowledge and book a tour? Guided nature walks are popular here.
There is no better method to discover an area than sampling the local produce. Regular ingredients in Iceland are lamb and root vegetables such as rutabagas and carrots. Saltfiskur (dried and salted fish) and harofiskur (jerky type fish) are common dishes enjoyed by visitors and residents alike. Mondlukaka (almond cake) is a commonly eaten final course.
At the end of your time in Laugar, don't be surprised if you find yourself making plans to return to this delightful place.