Tentative trip outline. Miles do NOT include any side trips except in the case of Husavik and the Golden Circle.

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  1. July 8:
    Ben/Alice leave Spokane
    Lee/Charlotte leave Boston
  2. July 9: (30 miles)
    Keflavik to Reykjavik, overnight in Reykjavik (A on the map)
  3. July 10: (120 miles)
    Reykjavik to the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, overnight in Arnarstapi (B on the map)
  4. July 11: (136 miles)
    Arnastapi to Hvammstangi, overnight in Hvammstangi (C on the map)
  5. July 12: (125 miles)
    Hvammstangi to Akureyri, overnight in Akureyri (D on the map)
  6. July 13: (52 miles)
    Akureyri to Lake Mývatn, side trip to Husavik, overnight in Reykjahlid (E on the map)
  7. July 14: (119 miles)
    Reykjahlid to Seydisfjordur, eastern Fjords, overnight in Seydisfjordur (F on the map)
  8. July 15: (172 miles – currently includes a winter road closure)
    Seydisfjordur to Hofn, overnight in Hofn (G on the map)
  9. July 16: (125 miles)
    Hofn to Kirkjubæjarklaustur, overnight in Kirkjubæjarklaustur (H on the map)
  10. July 17: (125 miles)
    Kirkjubæjarklaustur to Selfoss, , overnight in Selfoss (I on the map)
  11. July 18: (142 miles includes Golden Circle)
    Selfoss to Keflavik, drive the Golden Circle, Vatnajökull National Park, overnight in Keflavik (J on the map)
  12. July 19: (o miles)
    Fly out!