The Travel Mom
Temecula Travel Guide
ABOUT THE TEMECULA VALLEY
Looking for a romantic getaway or a perfect place for a friend trip? Be sure to add the city of Temecula, California to your future travel destinations to enjoy Southern California's Wine Country. The Temecula Valley is only a short drive away from Los Angeles and San Diego making it a perfect destination for a wine enthusiast in lieu of a longer trip to Northern California. Like Sonoma and Napa Valley, Temecula is a perfect destination for a wine enthusiast.
The small town of Temecula is filled with wineries but there is so much more to offer if you aren't a wine enthusiast. In addition to the wineries, there are beautiful hotels, spas, and Temecula weather is great year round for you to enjoy the outdoors.
THINGS TO DO
You can't come to here without visiting some Temecula Wineries! There are nearly 50 local wineries to try. Learn about the fermentation process and try some amazing wines. Some of these even have boutique hotels and resorts attached to make it a perfect place for an extended stay! Make a reservation at a winery or book a wine tour and make a few stops.
Hot Air Balloon
There is no more special way to experience Wine Country than from taking in the views from above. Hot Air Balloon Rides are a peaceful experience and a great thing to try at least once in your life. Sign up for a tour and enjoy a sunrise or sunset flight and take in the fresh air and views of wineries and rolling hills. Flights are available year round, weather permitting and there are a number of hot air balloon companies to choose from.
Old Town Temecula
Take a walk through history on wooden boardwalks while exploring trendy retail shops, artisan boutiques and terrific restaurants. Old Town is a walkable, easy to navigate, one stop shop for entertainment, dining and shopping.
If you haven't tried it, you need to rent an Electric Bike. The pedal assist motor makes biking more fun when you're cruising without needing to apply much energy. Temecula is a perfect place for an E-bike ride as you can explore the rolling hill topography and vineyards.
PLACES TO STAY
There are some amazing Temecula Hotels. Whether you're looking for a larger resort or a boutique hotel, the city has you covered with tons of options.
South Coast Winery
Carter Estate Winery and Resort
Temecula Creek Inn