Suggested day trips:

Westwards; take the train or bus to Tel Aviv, explore its sights, museums, shopping centres.Eastwards : take the bus to the Dead Sea: Ein Gedi Oasis, Massada  historical site, Judean desert.  (always carry drinking water with you when going to the desert!!!) North, on the way to Tel Aviv stop and see Kibbutz Gezer home to two of the six Israel Baseball League teams  during summer months.