While some in our family would love an adventurous jeep and hiking tour of the Crater, we have one in our family who is a "chicken" and is prone to motion sickness. So if a 3 hour jeep tour is out of the question for our group, can you suggest if there is a shpatzir (yiddish for a"walk around") we should do? Just meander around the Visitor Center and lead ourselves? I know not to wander and get lost. I have been there before for a full day hike. But that was before there was a Visitor Center, and the whole area was non touristy.
What we will do is star gaze at night with "Astronomy Israel". Oddly enough that excites my kids more than the prospect of jeeping.