Tel Aviv with its commercial heart and cultural center. The fact that it was founded in 1909 makes it ridiculously young in a part of the world.
Jerusalem is sacred to three major religions: Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. The ancient Old City is encircled by imposing stone walls.
See the ramparts that the Romans built as part of their siege, and many other evocative ruins as well. Reach the peak by hiking up the Snake Path.
At 1,360 feet below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest point on earth. Its water is about ten times saltier than the ocean's.
It is the largest Holocaust museum and memorial in the world. There are numerous exhibition halls within its dramatic central triangular structure.
Located in Jerusalem, this is the largest cultural complex in Israel. the world's oldest known biblical manuscripts, among its many treasures.
Caesarea is among Israel's brightest archaeological gems. Ruins from the Roman and Crusader periods are framed by stunning sea views.
The expression "a land flowing with milk and honey" is very apt for the region, which abounds in agricultural plenty and lots of great lodging options.
Jerusalem leaves you with a weighty sense of history, blow it all off here, where suntanning, watersports and swimming with dolphins is there.
The "hanging gardens of Haifa" along a staircase of 19 terraces that extend up the northern slope. The central terrace houses the gold-domed Shrine.