Laugarvatn is located approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Reykjavik, the national capital, and about 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Hella.
Visiting this popular region is about discovering new things, so why not jump in the car and visit a couple of the other interesting population centers around Laugarvatn. Storinupur and Hveragerdi are just two of the many other places you may wish to visit while you're in Iceland.
Rent a vehicle and visit Reykjavik, a shopping and transport center for the region, located approximately 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Laugarvatn. This bigger city offers plenty of tourist attractions, for example Reykjavik Free Church, Korpa Golf Course and Imagine Peace Tower. Hofdi House, Reykjavik University and National Museum of Iceland are other good spots to visit.
Signing up for one of the guided nature walks is an excellent way to get an understanding of Iceland.
Sampling the food eaten by locals is usually so much more than mere sustenance. It offers a window into places and people's lives. Lamb as well as root vegetables such as rutabagas and carrots are commonly used ingredients in restaurants in this area. Saltfiskur (dried and salted fish) and harofiskur (jerky type fish) are both local dishes guaranteed to imbue visitors' palates with a true taste of Iceland. Finish with mondlukaka (almond cake), a common dessert.
So dust off your camera, pack your suitcase and head to this exceptionally beautiful part of the world.