One of the most special things about Israel is its vast variety of lookout sites. All the way from the northern tip of the Hermon Mountain to the southern tip of Eilat, there are so many beautiful lookout spots in Israel, you can only get to see all of them in a lifetime.
This cliff, set in the Galilee, carries with it a rich history dating back to the Second Temple period and the Maccabees. The views from the top of the mountain include the Sea of Galilee, Mount Hermon, and the upper Galilee. You can spot ancient ruins among the modern agricultural fields.
Join 350,000 other annual visitors at this beautiful temple in Haifa. Sacred to the Bahai faith, this temple is also a wonderful location to view the Galilee Hills and the Mediterranean Sea.
This walking area boast a perfect view of Jerusalem's Old City. You can almost sense the hustle and bustle of the donkey carts traveling all around the ancient city. Here you will find ample parking and a wonderful place for a picnic.
If you look all around you at any time of the year, this huge crater will dazzle you. But if you decide to camp out under the stars in this remote, dark area, you can see stars and planets you never dreamed of seeing. Watch the shooting stars and understand that you are looking at the entire Milky Way.
This grottoes area is located at the northern border with Lebanon and boasts a natural site to behold. Enjoy views from up high of the entire northern coast of Israel. The best time to visit is in the winter when the tides are rough and crash against the grottoes.
Hike on either Nahal David or Nahal Arugot and you will see view you never even imagined could exist. You will see the valley below it and the Dead Sea from up high. This is in addition to the hikes themselves which offer spectacular views of their respective mountains.
Of course, none of this would be possible without renting a car on your arrival at Ben Gurion airport. These sites are all very far apart and the easiest way to get to see them and others is to have a rental car at your disposal.