Many of Reykjavik’s attractions are located near to Reykjanesbaer, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Among the places not to miss are the fabulous Reykjanes Art Museum and the fantastic Duus Hus Cultural Centre. Also, be sure to check out the Viking World Museum and the Gardur Folk Museum.
Reykjanesbaer is a place steeped in sporting history. Visit nearby Laugardalsvollur, home to the Iceland national football team soccer team in winter and the Iceland women's national football team. Afterwards, follow the stream of local sports fans to a nearby pub or bar and relive the match highlights over a few drinks.
To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, consider booking a room close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. The Hotel Keflavik, the Bed and Breakfast Keflavík Airport, Keflavik and the Icelandair Hotel in Keflavik are among the most popular accommodation options here.