If you're staying in Umm Qais or visiting the Yarmouk Battleground viewpoint, you may be interested to descend to the hot springs of Al Himma in the village of Mukheiba. At the confluence of the Yarmouk and Jordan Rivers, you can gain a good idea of the battle site from the ground, although access to the site proper is currently restricted. The hills (almost an escarpment) up which the conflicting armies had to run look considerably steeper from here and make the Muslim victory all the more impressive.
In Roman and Byzantine times, Al Himma was the site of Gadara’s bath complex, famous throughout the empire for its lavish design and architecture. Most of the ruins today lie across the border in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, and the modern incarnation of the baths has not endured the downturn in tourism of the past decade.