• Vik (town 80 km drive southeast), on the way is Reynisdrangur og Reynisfjara.
• Dyrhólaey is a birdmountain by the sea on the way to Vík – Drive southeast.
• Sólheimajökull is a glacier close to Skógar museum on the way southeast. Snowmobile and hiking.
• Skógafoss is Icelands most beautiful waterfall and is 40 min drive southeast.
• Skógar museum is 40 min drive southeast.
• Þorvaldseyri Visitor Centre is a fantastic exhibithion about the Eyjafjallajökull eruption and is about 35 min drive southeast.
• Seljavallalaug is a swimming pool from 1927, funkis architecture build into the mountain, no charge but not service, hot water comes out of the mountain. Readers of The Guardian in the UK have chosen the swimming pool one of the best pools in the world. The pool is the country’s oldest geothermal pool. It is 40 min drive southeast and then about 15 min walk.
• Seljalandsfoss is a big and beautiful waterfall 20 min drive southeast. You can walk behind the waterfall.
• Þórsmörk. The bus stops at Hvolsvöllur and Seljalandsfoss/Hamragarðar. Beautiful and popular hiking area.
• Gullfoss, Geysir, Þingvellir. The famous Golden Circle in south Iceland.
• Vestmannaeyjar, the ferry is 30 min drive from the house and the ferry takes 30 minutes to go Vestmannaeyjar. It has a great pool for kids.
• Blue lagoon, close to Keflavik airport is also highly recommended. You could stop there on your way from or to the airport if you are not in a hurry.
• Horse rental, Miðhús 5 min away and Smáratún 15 min away.

In Hvolsvöllur it is possible to go for a little hike up the town “mountain” Hvolsfjall. From there is a great view over Eyjafjallajökul, Vestmannaeyjar and Hekla volcano.