It would be a shame to come all the way to Israel and not travel around the country. Below are a few nice places to check out!
Rosh HaNikra Grottoes
Located on the coast near the border to Lebanon, Israel’s Rosh HaNikra Grottoes are a popular nature site that was once only available to divers, but thanks to the installation of the world’s steepest cable car, anyone can come and see the incredibly blue waters of these natural caves.
Sea of Galilee
The shores of the Sea of Galilee (in Hebrew, Yam Kinneret or HaKinneret), by far Israel’s largest freshwater lake, are lined with great places to relax: beaches, camping grounds, cycling trails and walking tracks.Jesus spent most of his ministry around the Sea of Galilee.
Bahai Gardens, Haifa
The Bahai Gardens is possibly the most distinct tourist attraction in all of Haifa, and is very likely the most visited. Every year, hundreds of thousands of tourists and locals alike travel to the Bahai Gardens on Mount Carmel in Haifa, the most holy site of the Bahai faith.
Mahane Yehuda Market, Jerusalem
Jerusalem’s open-air market, Mahane Yehuda, has become a bona fide mainstream tourist destination among Israelis and international guests. The market or “shuk” is Israel’s most sprawling and buzzing network of alley ways and vending stalls. Only at Mahane Yehuda do espresso bars, photography galleries and fashion boutiques vie for space with butchers, percolator repairmen and okra vendors, and it’s this buzz-inducing brew that draws camera-toting crowds.
Zichron Yaakov is one of the first ‘modern’ settlements in Israel. Located upon Mount Carmel, with magnificent views across the Coastal Plain to the Mediterranean, the town was founded in 1882 by 100 Jewish pioneers, returning to their Biblical homeland from Romania. Today, the town is a big tourist center – its quaint main shopping street is lined with cafes which sit alongside historic buildings, whilst the town is also famous for the Carmel Winery, one of Israel’s top vineyards which is located here.