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Family trip to Keflavik with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Keflavik, or Reykjanesbær, is attractive with its atmosphere of calmness and serenity like any other small town in Iceland. This atmosphere cannot be confused with any other - it is here that peace and tranquility soar in the air. Therefore, today it is one of the most popular destinations among tourists who seek solitude and tranquility. And, of course, you should definitely take kids with you - here there are many things to do with them: this includes cruises, boating, fishing, and golfing.
Guests of Keflavik will have a chance to taste a lot of unusual dishes that have long become regular to locals. Pay special attention to fish dishes, which have been the basis of the local … Open
Little citizens will certainly appreciate The Zoological Viking Home farm. Here you can plunge into the life of the local residents' ancestors and look at animals such as cows, goats, rabbits, chickens - that is, all those who once helped Scandinavian soldiers survive in ancient times. The mini-zoo is located in a Viking-style center. Thus, nearby are the Viking World Museum and Viking World Campsite where you can fully experience the atmosphere of touching the history.
As for the above-mentioned museum, it is worth noting that here you can see stone statues of the Vikings and a star attraction - the mighty Viking ship. On the same ship, Leif Erikson first reached the shores of North America, paving the way to the continent long before Columbus. Locals are very proud of this fact and never hesitate to tell the story of the famous navigator. Kids will be pleased with some interactive exhibits. The museum offers a cinema hall where films about Erickson are shown, as well as unrivaled views of the bay. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
While walking around Keflavik, you can notice are a lot of shops selling knitwear and yarn. Knitting remains one of the favorite hobbies among locals. Moreover, not only women but also men … Open
Nearby you can find Stekkjarkot - a beautiful open-air ethnographic museum where you can get acquainted with the life of local people during the Middle Ages. Visitors can feed and play with some animals that live here. And finally, it is worth buying souvenirs as a reminder of the wonderful time spent in Stekkjarkot. Keflavik Maritime Center will delight everyone - both adults and children - with its amazing collection of mighty ship models. Both warships and fishing vessels are on display (the latter are given a little more attention). The museum is very informative - here you can learn about fishing traditions or collisions of Icelandic ships at sea.
Keflavik Kids would probably be interested in The Icelandic Museum of Rock 'n' Roll. Interesting interactive exhibits, musical instruments (it's possible to take pictures like a rock star) - this is what awaits tourists visiting this museum. And, of course, a lot of enchanting impressions. Another pastime worth trying when visiting the city is watching whales and killer whales. Children will be thrilled to participate in such an indescribable adventure, so be sure to take a tour from Whale Watching Reykjanes.
Keflavik is quite a small town, which can be easily explored on foot in just a few hours. Within the city limits, there are no historical buildings, here you can admire only colorful houses … Open
You can also play golf with small citizens, and in Keflavik, this entertainment is represented by Sudurnes Golf Club. Swimming in the pool is what kids love, which means you should definitely take them to Vatnaveröld. Everyone will find entertainment to their taste since besides the pool here there are interesting slides, jacuzzi, and sauna. In addition, a playground with wind protection is provided for the smallest ones. Relatively nearby are a mini golf course and Skrúðgarður Park where you can walk with the whole family enjoying the picturesque Icelandic landscapes.
Keflavik No vacation would be complete without visiting places where you can have a nice family dinner and treat children with sweets. Small travelers should be taken to places like Ungó (where the best pizza is served and an abundance of sweets makes you dizzy), Radhuskaffi (where you can try traditional Icelandic desserts and ice cream), Cafe Petite (pay attention to fruit desserts). In Segafredo, try to forget about counting calories and taste some delicious cakes. And finally, enjoy unsurpassed coffee and snacks in Kaffi Sudur.
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Skemmtigardurinn Grafarvogi Amusement Park in Reykjavik is a great place for active recreation. Here you can play mini golf, foot golf, laser tag, paintball, football, and other games. Smáralind Shopping Center in Kópavogur houses Smára Tívolí Amusement Park. On the ground floor of the park, there is a trampoline, bowling, a racing track, and much more. Children aged from 3 to 10 years old receive professional care. Here you can buy popcorn and cotton candy. The next floor is designed for birthday parties, laser tag, playing basketball and video games. … Open
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Interesting places to visit with children around Keflavik

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Keflavik - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Keflavik, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Keflavik for families with children.
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