Temecula, in Riverside County, is a city of around 100,000 inhabitants.
Sacramento, the state capital, is roughly 430 miles (692 kilometers) to the northwest of Temecula, while San Diego is 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the southeast.
There are few things in life more pleasurable than exploring the complexities and delights of quality wines while standing upon very soil on which they are created. Wilson Creek Winery and Ponte Winery are just two must-visit wine producers for experts and newcomers alike visiting Temecula. If you’re keen to explore even more of the regions varietals, a visit to Van Roekel Winery and Thorton Winery will only deepen your appreciation for the conditions, craft and care which goes into making truly great wine.
You don’t have to be Einstein to see why the Western Science Center is a must for those interested in the inner workings of everything they see. There aren’t many museums as suitable for all ages as this one, so set aside an afternoon to have fun and learn with examples of science and inventions in the collection.
Promenade is the perfect place to visit if you have a passion for shopping and people watching. It is a vibrant area full of interesting fashion, quirky accessories and fresh food venues.
There’s no excuse not to work on your game when staying in Temecula; visit Redhawk Golf Course, home to the best greens and the nastiest bunkers the area. Get outfitted in the pro shop, and tee off, then finish the day in the clubhouse kicking back with golf-obsessed locals.
Lovers of the arts will find plenty to cheer about at the Ramona Bowl Amphitheatre, one of the most popular performing arts venues in Temecula. Before showtime, why not treat yourself to a few drinks with friends at one of the local restaurants.
No trip to Temecula is complete without a trip to Palomar Observatory. It is among the most interesting attractions in the area. Walk around it and take a closer look before moving on to some of the other attractions in the vicinity.
On a sunny day, visit Lakepoint Park, where you can enjoy some time outdoors. Bring a picnic, throw a Frisbee, or just relax in the shade. This park will suit whatever mood you're in.