Sample Itineraries

Finding the Right Spa Day for Yourself in Jerusalem

March 5, 2017
By: Joanna Shebson

Spa days have taken Jerusalem by storm. It used to be that spa days or as Israelis affectionately coined them, a “Yom Kef”, were exclusive to the Dead Sea. Now you can get the feeling of being miles away but still be closer to home. Whether you are a couple looking for some alone time,...


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Is the Beresheet Hotel in Mitzpe Ramon a Family Friendly Vacation Spot?

February 18, 2016
By: Joanna Shebson

Can you go to the Isrotel Beresheet Hotel with kids? This is a popular question that I have been asked, so I headed down South to check it out. The Beresheet Hotel is part of Isrotel’s exclusive collection. The hotel is beautiful and located just on top of the Ramon Crater in Mitzpe Ramon. The hotel...


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Having Fun With Kids in Gush Etzion

July 16, 2015
By: Joanna Shebson

The Gush Etzion area is located 15 minutes outside Jerusalem and is rich with history, adventure and fun. The area played an important role in protecting Jerusalem during the ’67 War and today is home to many English speakers.  The area has over 20 fun activities and the Etzion Tourism Board is a great resource for...


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Artzeinu Family Tour Options

June 29, 2015
By: Joanna Shebson

Artzeinu provides group tours for Jewish families all across the country. Travel up North, down South, explore Jerusalem, or the Dead Sea and more. For specific details about the tours please contact Artzeinu. Jerusalem Tours Walking tours throughout Jerusalem including the Kotel tunnels, South Wall excavations., Neighborhood tours… Ir David Tour – City of David...


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Family Day Trip to the Modiin Area

June 26, 2015
By: Joanna Shebson

There are some great “hands on” family activities near Modiin this summer that I want to tell you about. The Modiin area is located between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv off Route 1. The Chai Farm Located on Moshav Mevo Modiin, the moshav that was the home of Reb Shlomo Carlebach there is a hands on experience in...


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Seven Days in Jerusalem

January 14, 2013
By: Joanna Shebson

Our readers have asked for it…we listened and are now excited to announce the Fun In Jerusalem Seven Day Itinerary! Are you planning a trip to Jerusalem and feel overwhelmed by the amount of activities and attractions you can do with your family? Are you unfamiliar with the city and not sure how far away...


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Day #1: Old City Exploration

January 13, 2013
By: Joanna Shebson

Fun In Jerusalem Itinerary Day #1: OLD CITY EXPLORATION Transportation: Once in the Old City all the activities on this itinerary are walking distance Morning: 3 Hours ACTIVITY: Old City Scavenger Hunt – 2 hrs –  Get to know the Old City through this fun and exciting game with clues and riddles that take you...


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Day #2: Museum & Animal Adventure

January 12, 2013
By: Joanna Shebson

Fun In Jerusalem Itinerary Day #2: MUSEUM CAMPUS & ANIMAL ADVENTURE Transportation: Travel between the Israel Museum and the Zoo is a 15 minute drive. Taxis are available at all locations. The Zoo, Malcha Mall and Beit Yehuda are all in the same area but walking would be difficult. All of the attractions have parking...


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Day #3: Marketplace & Israeli History

January 11, 2013
By: Joanna Shebson

Fun In Jerusalem Itinerary Day #3: MARKETPLACE & ISRAELI HISTORY Transportation: Starting at the Shuk this itinerary is walkable and includes using the Jerusalem Light Rail. Morning: 3 hours ACTIVITY: Nachlaot Scavenger Hunt– 2 hrs . Wander the streets of Nachlaot and learn its history while playing this fun and challenging game. If you love...


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Day #4: Jerusalem Adventure

January 10, 2013
By: Joanna Shebson

Fun In Jerusalem Itinerary Day #4: JERUSALEM ADVENTURE Transportation: This itinerary requires a jeep reservation or a rental car. The itinerary includes crossing over the Green Line into an area filled with Jewish neighborhoods. Morning: 3 hours ACTIVITY: Jeep ride from Jerusalem to Gush Etzion. Learn the history, enjoy the ride and ask for a...


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