Situated in the north of Tel Aviv in central Israel, Ra’anana is a great city for you to spend your holiday in Israel. The city is not as big as some popular cities in Israel, such as Jerusalem and Haifa, but Ra’anana is worth exploring, especially if you love doing outdoor activities. The best way to enjoy those outdoor activities is with family. So, bring all your family members along with you to Ra’anana. What are the best things to do in Ra’anana with family? We’ve compiled this list for you to check out below!
1. Spend some leisure time at the Ra'anana Park
Situated in the western entrance of the city, Ra’anana Park is one of the best tourist attractions that the city has. There are a lot of things that you can do in the beautiful Ra’anana Park other than just taking a relaxed walk to absorb the beauty of the park. Fun activities you can do with the whole family members include cycling and rollerblading, playing in the playground area with unique fixtures, playing some sports, having a barbecue and taking a family trip on a gondola. You will not get bored killing time in this park.
Address: Rehov Yerushalayim 7 Derech haPark, Ra'anana, Israel
2. Ride a horse through rural areas at the Ra'anana Riding Club
Who doesn’t love riding a horse? Good news for you, you can experience riding a horse in Ra’anana by visiting the Ra’anana Riding Club. You will get to ride a horse for as long as 50 minutes through the rural areas of Ra’anana. If you cannot ride a horse, you should not be worried as an experienced guide is more than happy to accompany you along the 50-minute trip. No worries about safety as well because helmets and riding boots are provided.
Ra'anana Riding Club
Address: Pardes Meshutaf 5, Ra'anana, Israel
Facebook: Ra'anana Riding Club
3. Rollerblade or skate at the Crazy Roller Ra'anana
Crazy Roller is every rollerblader and skater’s favorite place. If you and your beloved ones are into rollerblading and skating, the Crazy Roller is a perfect place for you. There are several ramp choices available for you to choose from. If you are a newbie and want to learn how to skate or rollerblade, you can take the lessons offered. There is no need to bring your own equipment, the Crazy Roller offers equipment for rent. If the timing is right, you may witness professionals showing off their skills on the ramps!
Crazy Roller Ra'anana
Address: 4 דרך הפארק Ra'anana, Israel
4. Have fun at the Sky Jump
The Sky Jump is a place that everyone loves. This place is perfect for both adults and children. Those traveling with family are recommended to have fun in the Sky Jump. So, what is the Sky Jump? It is an awesome place to burn calories by jumping as high as possible. Before you jump, make sure that you wear the special jumping socks. And, you will have to sign a health declaration too. If you have kids under three years old, they have their own special young kids area, and parents have to accompany them. But, if your kids are six years old and above, they are free to jump in the main areas.
Address: Ha-Yetsira St 2, Ra'anana, 4366348, Israel
Website: Sky Jump (in Hebrew)
5. Challenge yourself at InsideOut
Situated in the heart of the Sharon Area, you and your family will love the challenges offered by InsideOut. The challenges are going to test your senses and abilities. Will you be able to tackle the challenges? You’ll never know unless you choose an escape room available. InsideOut features three escape rooms, namely the Operation Seal, the Operation Saffron and the Careto. Every escape room has its own unique challenge.
Address: Ha-Yetsira St 13, Ra'anana, Israel
6. Enjoy a concert at the HaMishkan
Enjoy an art performance or listen to a concert at the HaMishkan, a cultural center in the heart of Ra’anana. The HaMishkan hosts a great selection of concerts and theatre performances to choose from. The HaMishkan also features several cultural activities dedicated to children.
Address: 2 Hapalmch Street, Ra'anana, Israel
Website: HaMishkan (in Hebrew)
7. Play some sports at the Sportek
You will stay in shape when you are having a vacation in Ra’anana because there are just plenty of outdoor activities to choose from. In some of the previous points, you already know that you can ride a horse, skate or rollerblade as well as play some sports in the Ra’anana Park. There is one more sports facility that you have to enjoy when in Ra’anana. The sports facility is called the Sportek. Everything available at the Sportek is free to use. There are football fields, ping pong tables, basketball courts, gym equipment and even child-friendly facilities. If you want to relax after, you can relax on the shaded benches.
Address: At the corner of Weizman and Sderot Hanesiim
8. Explore Ra'anana with Yuval Russ, Tour Guide
Yuval Russ is a licensed private tour guide who has many years of experience serving tourists from all over the world who look for superb vacations in Ra’anana and other cities in Israel. Yuval Russ will share his thorough knowledge of Ra’anana and will bring you to the best places in the city.
Yuval Russ, Tour Guide
Address: Ra'anana, Israel
Website: Yuval Russ, Tour Guide
Total fun with family in Ra’anana will be yours
The best times you can have in life are those well spent with family. Ra’anana totally understands that. With plenty of activities to choose from, both outdoor and indoor, you will have fun times that will make your holiday in Ra’anana with family one that will last forever.
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