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Mar 28, 2023, 7:59 AM
12 family hikes for Pesach 2023
North, center or south: Pack the matza pizza sandwiches, frolic in a field of flowers, and don't miss the disappearing waterfall
Jan 31, 2023, 1:24 PM
PHOTO ESSAY: February flower peeping
7 hikes and sites all over Israel where you can find wildflowers - but the season is fleeting, so get out soon to see the jeweled tones of nature in bloom
Jul 17, 2022, 7:38 PM
7 water hikes for kids near Jerusalem and Tel Aviv
Summer’s here! And for parents, that means a lot of time with the kiddos. They may be enrolled in summer camp, but the hours are short. Fridays are free days. And once summer camp ends, you’ve got a lot...
Jul 5, 2022, 12:36 PM
July: Israel’s Best Hikes of the Month
Baby, it’s hot outside. The weather in Israel in July and August is not cool or balmy. In July, the dry Mediterranean heat settles in to stay for a while. Still, summertime is no time to stay inside. One of...
Jun 14, 2022, 1:29 PM
Explore Israel: Best summer hikes in the north
Water, water everywhere: A family-friendly guide to ambles and dips in Golan and Galilee terrains flush with rivers, streams, and springs
May 1, 2022, 5:01 PM
Seven quiet trails for Yom Ha’atzmaut
If you want to celebrate the birth of Israel out in nature, enjoying its beauty... and you also want to avoid the BBQing crowds, try one of these hikes
Apr 8, 2022, 2:58 PM
10 hikes for Pesach vacation in Israel: 2022
You know you want to get outside right now. The birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, and the spring air is beckoning. Right now, there may be nothing more appealing than the thought of heading out to one of Israel’s...
Feb 10, 2022, 6:21 PM
February Hike Tips: See the Flowers!
Growing up, February wasn’t a month I really associated with outdoor beauty. In the United States in February time, we were slogging our way through the thick of winter. Trees were bare and skies were grey. In February time,...
Nov 4, 2021, 3:40 PM
10 Jerusalem Hikes You Can Get to by Bus
Calling all bus riding Jerusalemites: Have you been craving some time in nature but feel like you’re stuck in the city? I’ve got good news for you. There are dozens of hiking trails around the Holy City which are...
Sep 14, 2021, 1:14 PM
10 Terrific Trails for Families – Sukkot 2021
Rosh Hashana has passed and Yom Kippur is on its way. You know what that means: Sukkot vacation is almost here! If you have kids at home, this holiday is a great time to discover the beauty of Israel’s great...
Susannah Schild is the creator of Hiking the Holyland, Israel's premier English language hiking website. You can find more of her writing and join group hikes at hikingintheholyland.com