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Our Iceland Itinerary Giveaway

If you follow us on Instagram you may have noticed I took off to Iceland for a week and I’m here to tell you it was AMAZING! A must do for anyone’s travel life list. Missed the Instagram action? Check out the #AdventureStartsWithMe hashtag on Instagram for a bunch of amazing pictures from the group of bloggers I was traveling with.

Why The Hashtag?

We visited Iceland as guests of Animal Jam and Visit Iceland. Why would an online game for kids want to drag a bunch of bloggers to one of the most remote parts of Iceland? Because we are moms, and moms are role models for their children. Heard the phrase “If I can see it, I can be it”? Moms can have a huge impact when they show their kids that they can embrace adventure, that they love to get offline and outdoors, and that they are passionate and inspired by their environment and science.

In short, if your kids see you take on new experiences and that YOU are constantly learning new things, they will do the same. Thus, the #AdventureStartsWithMe hashtag.

Whether you are planning a trip to the zoo, a hike in the mountains, a trip overseas, or settling down with a good book, you are showing your kids the stuff that makes up an adventurous, curious life.

As a matter of fact, we’d love you to join our little hashtag. Let us know what you are doing with your kids to inspire adventure and a love of the world around them by adding your photos to the #AdventureStartsWithMe hashtag on Instagram. We’d love to see them!

Why Animal Jam?

If you are familiar with Animal Jam you know that they are an online game for kids. Their passion is STEM education and inspiring kids to learn within the game and offline too.

Animal Jam #AdventureStartsWithMe

Why Iceland?

Well, that’s pretty easy. It’s Iceland. It’s FULL of adventure, beauty, and an unplugged other-wordly environment.  You can learn more about Iceland and the adventures you can experience HERE.

Need Some More Adventure In Your Life?

The good news? We’re going to send YOU on one.

ENTER TO WIN your very own adventure to Iceland courtesy of Animal Jam, Visit Iceland and WOW Air!

Might we suggest a totally awesome Iceland itinerary? This itinerary was built to help you explore Icelandic culture, wildlife, and their environment. Here’s what we did:

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

  • Depart for the Gauksmyri Horse Farm in North Iceland
  • Attend the horse show
  • Have dinner and enjoy life on the farm!

Day 6

  • Head back to Reykjavik and begin your journey home

We did a lot of driving to get to all of these amazing (and remote) places. We traveled with Grayline and our tour guide Ingi and we cannot recommend them enough!

Remember, you can check out more of our Iceland pictures on the #AdventureStartsWithMe hashtag on Instagram!

Get To Know Iceland

Need to get to know Iceland a bit better? Check out Visit Iceland’s new feature Iceland Academy! You’ll learn valuable lessons from people like Gudmundur and Stina on topics like avoiding hot tub awkwardness and responsible safe travel in Iceland.

Enter To Win!

One lucky winner can win:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Sponsors

Animal Jam

Visit Iceland

WOW Air

About Animal Jam

Animal Jam is a safe and exciting online playground for kids who love animals and the outdoors. Players create and customize their own animal characters and dens, chat with friends, adopt pets, team up for adventures, and feed their curiosity about animals and the natural world around them. Created in partnership with National Geographic, Animal Jam features classic playground role playing infused with the life sciences. Players can collect fun facts in their journey books, learn about Animal Conservation in Kimbara Outback, and talk to real scientists, like herpetologist Dr. Brady Barr and marine biologist Dr. Tierney Thys. Join the fun for free at animaljam.com!

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  1. Michelle 04/27/2016 at 12:28 pm

    Incredible giveaway and super helpful itinerary. Iceland is on our bucketlist.

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  3. Tani 04/26/2016 at 4:00 pm

    I have friends that go to Iceland frequently. One is a professional photographer. His pictures make me want to go. It’s just not the same as being there. I want in on the fun!

  4. Amy Tolley 04/17/2016 at 4:24 pm

    I have never been to Iceland this would be an amazing adventure..thanks for this great chance

  5. Arica Hutchins 04/15/2016 at 6:16 am

    This would literally be a dream come true I’ve been posting pics on instagram of iceland for many yrs cuz i want to go so badly

  6. Liberty J 04/14/2016 at 6:17 pm

    thank you for the chance 🙂

  7. christina moore 04/14/2016 at 7:43 am

    Thank you for the chance to win, Iceland is on my bucket list, I would love to go there

  8. Allen McLeod 04/13/2016 at 3:26 pm

    Love Iceland! Visited years ago and it was GREAT.

  9. Lisa Smith 04/13/2016 at 12:38 pm

    My niece went after college and loved Iceland. They went to the hot springs/lake which was awesome.

  10. Celeste 04/13/2016 at 11:00 am

    This is on my life list! My sister-in-law went 2 years ago and had a great time. I loved following your trip on Instagram!

  11. Jessica Heaton 04/13/2016 at 9:32 am

    What an awesome giveaway! I want to go to Iceland so bad, fingers crossed!

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