Langsand beach on Sandhornøya

This trip goes to the beautiful Langsand Beach on Sandhornøya in Gildeskål municipality. This is a huge beach that is located just across the road from the parking lot, so you don't have to drag your stuff very far here. Even if there are much people here on a sunny summer day, you will have no problem finding a nice spot for yourself. The drive to Langsand is a nice road trip by itself, as you are surrounded by gorgeous Northern Norwegian nature with the sea, forests, and high mountains along the road to and on Sandhornøya. There are also several other small beaches you can check out on the way to Langsand and elsewhere on the island

This trip goes to the beautiful Langsand Beach on Sandhornøya in Gildeskål municipality. This is a huge beach that is located just across the road from the parking lot, so you don’t have to drag your stuff very far here. Even if there are much people here on a sunny summer day, you will have no problem finding a spot for yourself. The drive to Langsand is a nice road trip by itself, as you are surrounded by gorgeous Northern Norwegian nature with the sea, forests, and high mountains along the road to and on Sandhornøya itself. There are also several other small beaches you can check out along the road to Langsand

Langsand beach on Sandhornøya

Memorize the location of the marker above and insert it again manually if needed when making the road route on your phone using Google Maps

Langsand beach on Sandhornøya

This is what the parking lot just above Langsand beach on Sandhornøya looks like. Cross the road and you end up on the beach after a short walk

Straumøya in Bodø

Seashore hiking on Straumøya

This seashore hike starts by some boathouses at Straumøya, just across the fjord from Bodø city, and goes to a nice beach 3 kilometers away

Finnkonnakken mountain in Bodø

Mountain hike to Finnkonnakken

This mountain hike goes to Finnkonnakken, part of Sjunkhatten National Park outside Bodø city. The peak is a mere 518 meters above sea level

Skjelstad nature reserve in Bodø

Skjelstad nature reserve in Bodø

This trip goes to the beautiful Skjelstad nature reserve just outside the Bodø city center, nice area for a little stroll on with a beach at the end

Valnesfossen waterfall in Bodø

Valnesfossen waterfall in Bodø

This is a nice little hike that follows the river through the forest up to Valnesfossen waterfall in Bodø municipality. Distance is 1.63 km each way

Heggmokulpen deep pool in Bodø

Heggmokulpen deep pool in Bodø

This is a short forest hike that starts at the parking lot far up by the road Vatnveien in Bodø, with the endpoint the deep pool Heggmokulpen

Kayaking around Vatnvatnet in Bodø

Kayak trip to Vatnvatnet in Bodø

This kayak trip goes in a circle around the upper parts of Vatnvatnet lake in Bodø. The distance if this route is 6.5 km and takes about 1.5 hours