Húsafell is the pearl between the lava and the glacier. It was among the first rural tourist services and today, there is a hotel, summer houses, swimming pool, 9-hole golf course and marked walking trails. Húsafell is also the departure point for trips to the ice cave on Langjökull glacier.
Páll from Húsafell is a famous artist who has his workshop in Húsafell. His stone artwork can be found all over the area, as well as in the little church which was built in 1973 and can seat up to 70 people.