Arabah

About: The Arabah is a strip of land over 100 miles long connecting the Southern edge of the Dead Sea and the city of Eilat on the Red Sea. Sometimes the reference to the...

Petra

About: Today most visitors come to Petra from the East which leads down through a deep narrow gorge through the sandstone.  At the end of the gorge is Petra’s most famous ruin cut out...

Bethany

About: Bethany is the place were Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead (John 11:1-44) and he visited Bethany often. It is also the home of Mary and Martha, the sisters of Lazarus. Bethany was...

Dead Sea

About: The Dead Sea is located in the southern end of the Jordan River. It is the location of the lowest elevation on earth. Because the Dead Sea has no way for water to...

Mount Nebo

About: The Mountain of Nebo is a tall summit at the southern tip of Israel. It provides a stunning view of the Jordan Valley and Israel. This is the mount from which Moses saw...

Bet She’an / Scythopolis

About: Bet She’an is a city near the Jordan river with key strategic importance which may have existed since 2000 BC. It was conquered by Egypt in 1500 BC and became the center of...

Yardenit

About: Yardenit is a place along the Jordan river near the sea of Galilee where people come to be baptized.  This site is not connected with any biblical event, but was established by the...

Hippos / Susita

About: The ancient city of Hippos, also called Susita, (both names mean “horse”) is a city on a hill on the East side of the Sea of Galilee. It was part of the Decapolis, or...

Tiberias

About: Tiberias is considered one of the four Holy Cities of Judaism, along with Jerusalem, Hebron, and Safed. It was founded around 20 AD by Herod Agrippa, son of Herod the Great, and became...

Bethsaida

About: The area known as Bethsaida in Biblical times was a fertile plain on the northeast shore of the Sea of Galilee. No town exists today on the site so there is some controversy...