Recommended by: Miriam Berlin ‘My family had an amazing time at the science park in beer sheva!!! totally hands on experience for the kids of all ages!!! stroller friendly!! staff was nice and helpful.. lots to see and do including may hands on exhibits and shows…. theres was no traffic and only an hour from…

Recommended by: Tania “Kfar Hadayag : By the fish farms of Kibbutz Maayan Zvi near Zichron Yaacov – you can rent fishing rods (or byo) and catch fish for dinner, they have barrels of little fish for kids to catch with nets, plus some climbing frames, boats etc. We went in the winter – so…

Recommended by: Judy Elkus “Park Timna – very close to Eilat -there’s great archaeological stuff, caves with hieroglyphics, a lake for paddle boating, a replica mischkan and filling bottles with sand. and a kosher cafe. Can also camp there and they have a fantastic light show on the rocks ” Description: The Timna Valley is…

Recommended by: Ruth Corre “My kids are 19 months and 3. Park Leumi in Ramat Gan has got a great covered play area for all ages from 0-10 as well as a lovely lake with ducks, a place to eat (and you can bbq there) nice and clean, lovely to walk around, nice waterfalls etc…

Recommended by: Tasha Elliston “Great day out, but can’t take food into the main bit, need to keep it in the car and then eat afterwards on the picnic benches”  Description: Utopia Park is one of the only parks in the world which combines orchids, carnivorous plants, bird life, fish, water plants and unique tropical…

Recommended by: Tammy Koppel Russell ‘Took the kids to the Monkey Park just outside Modiin, they all really loved it, also climbing for kids, very shady , nice picnic spots too !’ Description: Activities for the whole family and a chance to get close to the monkeys! Note this is a rehabilitation shelter for monkeys.

Recommended by: Rechelle Hochhauser ‘We didn’t walk through a lot of it but there were three separate play grounds just where we were, one for really little kids, then one of the more newer style equipment ones and then more old school castle slides and the like. Lots of shade, and grass to play on,…

Recommended by: Gila Leibtag-Rose ‘Park Britannia has a great hike – a very family friendly maslul. Also amazing columbarium you can go into. Some nice ruins as well. If I’m remembering correctly, there may have been a part with a flashlight-only underground hike, which we did not have with us so we had to skip. We had a…

Recommended by: Sharon Levy Schajer (Pesach 2014) Just spent the day in Mamshit near Dimona. It was about an hour and a half drive from Modiin. There was a Bedouin style market with lots of things to buy from jewellery to carpets (I think I read that this only happens on pesach and sukkot). Also…

Recommended: Riva ‘My kids loved running around Kochav HaYarden castle at 2, 5, 7.’   Description: ‘A Crusader fortress overlooking the Jordan Valley and the Mountains of Gilead. Belvoir National Park is located on the eastern Issachar Plateau at the edge of a steep slope above the Jordan Valley. Its spectacular panorama gave the fortress…